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485 (Graduate Temporary) Visa

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485 (Graduate Temporary) Visa

A temporary visa that allows international students to live, study and work after you have finished your studies.

Basic Eligibility

You must:

  • be under 50 years of age
  • hold an eligible visa
  • have held a student visa in the last 6 months
  • have a recent qualification in a CRICOS-registered course
  • nominate one stream only – it is not possible to change visa streams after you apply
  • attach specified evidence when you apply

This visa is for international students who have recently graduated with skills and qualifications that are relevant to specific occupations Australia needs. It lets you live, study and work in Australia temporarily.

Eligibility

You must:

  • be under 50 years of age
  • hold an eligible visa
  • have held a student visa in the last 6 months
  • have a qualification relevant to an occupation on the skilled occupation list
  • have applied for a skills assessment in your nominated occupation on the skilled occupation list
  • provide evidence of adequate health insurance for all applicants when you apply
  • provide evidence you have applied for an AFP check when you apply
  • provide evidence of the required level of English with the application

Salient Features

With this visa you can:

  • live, study and work in Australia temporarily
  • bring your family members

Stay

Usually up to 18 months. Hong Kong passport holders may stay for 5 years.

Cost

https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/temporary-graduate-485/graduate-work

Processing Time

75% of applications: 6 months

90% of applications: 9 months

For more details, please click here.

This visa is for international students who have recently graduated with a degree from an Australian institution. It lets you live, work and study in Australia, temporarily.

Eligibility

You must:

  • be under 50 years of age
  • hold an eligible visa
  • have held a student visa in the last 6 months
  • have a recent degree in a CRICOS-registered course
  • have evidence of adequate health insurance for all applicants when you apply
  • provide evidence of adequate health insurance for all applicants when you apply
  • provide evidence you have applied for an AFP check when you apply
  • provide evidence of the required level of English with the application

Salient Features

With this visa you can:

  • live, study and work in Australia temporarily after you have finished your studies
  • bring your immediate family members stay with you

Stay

Usually between 2 and 4 years, depending on your qualification.

Hong Kong passport holders may stay for 5 years.

Cost

https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/temporary-graduate-485/post-study-work

Processing Time

75% of applications: 4 months

90% of applications: 4 months

For more details, please click here.

This visa is for holders of a first Temporary Graduate visa in the post-study work stream who graduated with a degree from an Australian institution located in a regional area. It lets you live, work and study in Australia, temporarily.

Eligibility

You must:

  • be under 50 years of age
  • hold a Temporary Graduate visa in the post-study work stream as the main applicant
  • have a recent degree in a CRICOS-registered course from an education institution based in an eligible designated regional area, that led to the grant of your first Temporary Graduate visa in the post-study work stream
  • have lived in an eligible designated regional area for at least 2 years before applying for the second Temporary Graduate visa in the post-study work stream
  • have evidence of adequate health insurance for all applicants when you apply

Salient Features

With this visa you can:

  • stay in Australia for between 1 and 2 years
  • travel, work or study in Australia during your stay

Stay

Usually between 1 and 2 years depending on:

  • the regional location of the educational institution that you graduated from that led to the grant of your first Temporary Graduate visa in the post-study work stream
  • the regional area that you live in as the holder of your first Temporary Graduate visa post-study work stream

Hong Kong passport holders may stay for 5 years. 

Cost

https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/temporary-graduate-485/second-post-study-work

Processing Time

Not available

For more details, please click here.

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