Education Overseas Academy


1. What does Permanent Resident Visa (Migrant) let me do?

This visa allows you and any dependent family members included in your visa application to live as permanent residents in Australia.

Australian permanent residents can:


Live and work in Australia on a permanent basis


Study in Australia at school or university


Receive subsidised healthcare through Medicare and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)


Access certain social security payments (subject to waiting periods)


Be eligible for Australian citizenship (subject to the residency eligibility criteria)


Sponsor people for permanent residence.

2. What is the Permanent Resident Visa (Migrant) validity period?

As a permanent resident you are permitted to remain in Australia indefinitely. This visa also allows you to travel to and enter Australia for five (5) years from the date the visa is granted. The expiry of this visa does not affect your permanent resident status if you are in Australia. However, if you wish to continue to travel to and from Australia as a permanent resident after the initial visa has expired, you must obtain a Resident Return Visa (RRV). Your eligibility for an RRV will depend on the period that you have resided in Australia.

3. Advice for Permanent Resident Visa, Can you advice me?

Yes. You can contact us.

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4. Can a Non-Resident Indian apply for migration?

Yes. We have clients from various countries including India, Middle east, Singapore, Malaysia and even Australia.

5. Where should Non-Resident Indian take IELTS / TOEFL / PTE test?

IELTS / TOEFL / PTE test can be undertaken in their current country of residences.

6. Shall I do my medical processing in Australia?

Yes. DIBP will provide the details when required. With regard to medical test we can forward DIBP's approved officers contact details.

7. While my migration application is being processed, shall I visit Australia?

Generally yes, but you may required to meet the visa requirements and establish your requirement to visit Australia.

8. Shall I be granted my migrant visa when I am in Australia?

No. If you have launched an off-shore visa, you should be outside Australia before you could be granted the migrant visa. Hence you must depart Australian and collect your visa outside Australia and then enter Australia with the migrant visa.

Onshore visa are normally called Permanent Resident Visa's, may be collected within Australia, if eligible.

9. Should I have to enclose my passport with an application?

Not Necessarily. You can enclose certified copy of the passport and keep the original with you for other travel commitment.

However an approval of your application you may have to present your original passport for evidencing the visa.

10. If approved, before how much time I should travel to Australia?

Normally you will be provided with sufficient time to make your first entry to Australia which would be about 2 to 3 months time from the date of grant of Visa.

Please note that if you didn't enter the Australia before the initial entry date, you would have breached a condition of your visa and would be under consideration of canceling of your visa. Being a multiple travel visa you are permitted to enter and exit Australia an several occasions as you need.

11. What is the advantage of hiring a Professional Registered Migration Agent?

While there is no requirement to engage migration agent, it is often advantageous to use a registered migration agent, who are professional in this field.

An RMA will:


be honest with you about your chances of securing the visa you are applying for


keep you informed about the progress of your application and any changes that may affect it


be contactable during business hours and tell you if they change their contact details.


act within the law, your best interests, and your instructions, and, protect your confidentiality


declare any interest they have that may affect your application and not act for you where there is a conflict


provide you with a written statement, before starting work, of the services to be provided, the fee and other costs and a similar statement at the end with services actually performed and fees charged


charge a reasonable fee and, if you pay in advance, keep this in a separate bank account


provide timely and correct advice and tell you in writing about the result of your application as soon as possible

12. Who can apply for Migration in Australia?

Please check here for eligibility details.

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13. What is the Total Processing time for Immigration?

Approx the time for processing an application for immigration, as experienced by us are usually between 8 to 12 months. However this varies on case to case basis, as well as the delay in submission of document by applicants.

14. Fees details

Please check here for fees details.

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"...a keen sense of gratitude that compels me to express my heartfelt appreciation. I am deeply indebted to you (Migration Agent) and to the members of Education Overseas Academy for the timely help, concern shown and the positive steps taken to make my Australian Immigration possible. .....Going down the memory lane what struck me most, when I met you for the first time, was the assurance you installed in me, the positive outlook you had, the depth of efficiency and the striking dedication on the job at hand, It is indeed my pleasure to inform you that the satisfaction I have received is praiseworthy of you. You have seen me through the end,............"


Mr. Sandeep Shetty
(Mechanical Engineer)

"...Thank you for timely helping me with PR application, and the support..."

Mr. Dos
(Chartered Accountant,Mauritius)


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