Australian Migration - Certain students who complete eligible Australian studies, are eligible to apply for Australian permanent residence under the Australian immigration Graduate skilled program.
This information is about overseas students in Australia applying to migrate under Australia's skilled migration program.
Who can apply ?
- The primary applicant must hold a degree, diploma or trade qualification for an award by an Australian educational institution as a result of at least TWO years of full-time study at one institution while physically in Australia. (see important update !)
- An application for any of these visas must be lodged within 6 months of completing the Australian qualification.
- Note: if you become unlawful, you will be unable to make a valid application for this visa.
- If you need more time to prepare your permanent visa application, you may apply for theGraduate Skilled Temporary visa to keep you lawful.
Skilled–Independent Overseas Student
Skilled–Regional Area-Sponsored (Regional) Overseas Student
Under this category, Australia is seeking skilled migrants to settle in designated areas of Australia. You must:
Skilled–Australian-Sponsored (Residence) Overseas Student
Under this category, students can be sponsored by a relative already living in Australia. You must:
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