485 Visa Migration Agents

Australian immigration 485 visa laws are complex and dynamic. With some recent 2013 changes that now base the type and length of 485 visa on study history it is often advised to get qualified help to ensure you meet the visa requirements set by DIBP.

Due to the complexity of the 485 visa rules and regulations it is therefore recommended to consult with a migration agent and/or lawyer who regularly handles 485 visa applicantions and other visa elements. The   who can 485 visa migration agents below are compared on key elements individuals should consider.

457 visa migration agents
  • Is the migration agent(s) also a practising lawyer(s)?
  • Does the agent advertise that they cater for individuals & companies?
  • Is a free assessment advertised?
  • Is the agent centrally located in a major city?
  • Does the migration agent advertise that they offer other services?
  • Does the agent employ more than one migration agent/lawyer?
  • Are regular migration updates provided on their website?
  • Key membership/affiliation as shown on the agent’s site?
  • Location of the agents main office


  • Comments
Cooper Hartman 485 Visa Agents
  • Law Institute Of Victoria
MelbourneMelbourne Migration AgentCooper Hartman 485 Visa Agents

At Cooper Hartman Immigration Lawyers we offer expert advice on Australian immigration and citizenship matters.

Acacia 485 Visa Agent
  • The Migration Institute of Australia
SydneySydney Migration AgentAcacia 485 Visa Agent

Acacia’s website states they have a high level of expertise with a success rate of over 98%, even taking into account the difficult cases the firm take’s on.

485 Visa No Borders Agent
  • Queensland law society
BrisbaneQLD Migration Agent485 Visa No Borders Agents

No border’s website states that they have 100% money back guarantee focusing on fulfilling their clients Australian dream.

Work Visa Laywers
  • MIA and Law Society of South Australia
AdelaideSA AgentWork Visa Laywers

Experienced in industries including: medical services; agricultural producers; hospitality; manufacturing; and mining.

Interstaff Migration 485 Visa Agents
  • MIA
PerthWA AgentInterstaff Migration 485 Visa Agents

Agency combines immigration services, international recruitment and contract management in a package tailored to the needs of migrants.

485 Visa Migration Agent Key Considerations

When comparing migration agents for a 485 visa application or renewal its important to compare key five elements:

  1. How much will the migration agent charge for the 485 visa application for yourself (and partner if applicable)
  2. Does your situation have unique characteristics that the 485 visa migration agent may need to cater for?
  3. What specialised services does the 485 visa migration agent offer and have they done these regularly for other applicants?
  4. Does the agent have a strong reputation in Australia and do they advertise their track record for 485 visa applicants?
  5. Does the 485 visa migration agent have more then one staff member that can help you during the process?

The authors of 485 visa insurance have consulted with experts in the migration agent area to create the comparison chart below using the agent’s websites. It therefore cannot guarantee the accuracy of all elements as agents may have incorrect data on their sites or may have changed it since the table was updated in December 2013. We always welcome feedback or suggestions to the table to ensure its as useful and accurate as possible!