Need advice for visa 885

Go Back   Living and Working in Australia Forum With Immigration and Travel Information > Living in Australia > Visas and immigration

Visas and immigration The Australia Forum for visas, immigration and migration to Australia. Please use this section to discuss all your immigration and moving to Australia needs. Discuss visa types, time lines, submission dates, police checks and read our members' immigration success stories here.

Need advice for visa 885


Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 12-30-2010, 12:56 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 2
Please update your flag here .

Question Need advice for visa 885

Hi there,
I am new to this forum. I need some advice to apply for visa 885, i read that people in this forum are really thankful to others especially 'Wanderer' for helping them out with their visa process. I hope to get some help too :-).

I was on a student visa till august 2010 and i finished my Masters of Business IT in July 2010.
Since i did not get proper ACS result due to change in ACS list, i applied for visa 485. Now i am on bridging visa 485. But i have received a positive skills asessment, so i would like to apply for visa 885 which i can as per DIAC rules. Because they say that i can apply for 885 within 6 months of course completion. Now below are the questions that i have.
  • I have done my AFP, but for how long is it valid?
  • if it has expired, then can i apply 885 based on the receipt that i get when i apply for AFP. BEcause if my AFP has expired then i do need to apply for a new AFP and it may take another 20 days.
  • Now since i am on a bridging visa, do i have to do a paper based visa for 885 or can i do it online? A migration agent told me that since i am not holding any visa, i have to do a paper based visa, i am not sure if he is correct?

I would really appreciate if someone could help me out with the above queries.

Thanks for taking time to read this.

Cheers
behumble


Last edited by behumble; 12-30-2010 at 12:58 PM.

  #2 (permalink)  
Old 12-30-2010, 10:55 PM
Wanderer's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 7,467
Please update your flag here .

139 likes received
Have a good read of all the Immi info - Skilled – Independent (Residence) visa (subclass 885) and you'll find your concerns should be answered.
If in doubt about anything specific, ring Immi.





  #3 (permalink)  
Old 01-02-2011, 07:39 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 2
Please update your flag here .

thanks a lot wanderer.


Closed Thread

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
VISA Advice swarn.sdr Visas and immigration 1 04-28-2011 12:20 AM
visa 475 advice kirols Visas and immigration 0 04-11-2011 06:40 PM
Visa Advice alisha927 Visas and immigration 6 02-28-2011 02:12 AM
Advice for 485 and 885 visa please? astudent Visas and immigration 6 01-12-2011 04:30 AM
Visa Advice M1CHAEL Visas and immigration 2 12-14-2010 01:01 PM

LEGAL NOTICE
By using this Website, you agree to abide by our Terms and Conditions (the "Terms"). This notice does not replace our Terms, which you must read in full as they contain important information. You must not post any defamatory, unlawful or undesirable content, or any content copied from a third party, on the Website. You must not copy material from the Website except in accordance with the Terms. This Website gives users an opportunity to share information only and is not intended to contain any advice which you should rely upon. It does not replace the need to take professional or other advice. We have no liability to you or any other person in respect of any content on this Website.


All times are GMT. The time now is 01:56 PM.




Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
AustraliaForum.com