Does Visa 485 require skill assessment?
The skills assessment must be lodged prior to the 485 visa application, but need not be completed at lodgement. It is important to ensure that you are able to meet the skills assessment requirements for your occupation, otherwise, your visa application will be refused.
How long does a skill assessment take?
The approximate time for a full Skills Assessment is 9-10 weeks, once we have received all documents and information required for the assessment.
How do you get a positive skills assessment?
Getting a skills assessment
- Step 1 Contact the assessing authority. Details. Contact the relevant assessing authority for your occupation.
- Step 2 Receive your assessment. Details. Provide a scanned certified copy of the suitable skills assessment with your visa application.
What is a positive skills assessment for Australia?
Under the point-based immigration the immigrant must select an occupation which is listed in the Australia’s Occupational Demand List. This list will mention occupations that face a skill shortage in the country. Every occupation in the list has its own skill assessing authority.
What are the documents required for Australian skill assessment?
Pay slips (ideally your first and last payslip); Taxation Records of Assessment (bearing company and applicant name) Bank Statements showing at least two salary payments, your name and the employer’s name; OR. Employment-linked insurance / superannuation records (bearing company and applicant name).
Can you get visa 485 twice?
Can you apply for the Temporary Graduate Visa 485 twice? You cannot apply for the Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visa twice. Current Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visa holders from Hong Kong are eligible for a five–year extension on their current visa in addition to the time they have already spent in Australia.
Can I do skill assessment without work experience?
Can I apply for a full skills assessment? VETASSESS issues a qualification-only assessment to support a Temporary Graduate Visa (subclass 485) application. For all other visa types, VETASSESS skills assessments involve consideration of both qualification and employment. Work experience is essential.