temporary graduate visa

Unleash your Potential with Temporary Graduate Visa in Australia

temporary graduate visa

the key information
Visa TypeTemporary Graduate Visa (Subclass 485)
PurposeAllows international students to work and live in Australia after completing their studies
DurationUp to 2 years depending on qualification
EligibilityMust have recently completed 2 years of study in Australia
 Must be under 50 years of age
 Must meet English language proficiency requirements
 Must have adequate health insurance
 Must meet character requirements
Application FeeGovernment fee start From AUD 1,650
Processing Time75% of applications processed in 10 months or less
 90% of applications processed in 15 months or less

The Temporary Graduate visa (Subclass 485)

The Temporary Graduate visa (Subclass 485) is a temporary visa that allows international students who have recently graduated from an Australian educational institution to work and stay in Australia temporarily. This visa has two streams, the Graduate Work Stream and the Post-Study Work Stream.

The Graduate Work Stream is for international students who have graduated with skills and qualifications relevant to an occupation listed on the Skilled Occupation List (SOL). It allows them to stay and work in Australia for up to 18 months.

The Post-Study Work Stream is for international students who have graduated with a higher education degree from an Australian institution, regardless of their field of study. It allows them to stay and work in Australia for a period between 2 and 4 years, depending on their level of education.

Temporary Graduate visa holders are allowed to work full-time, part-time or casual jobs. They may also study in Australia and travel in and out of the country during their stay.

It is important to note that applicants must meet specific eligibility criteria to be eligible for this visa, including the completion of a registered course at an Australian educational institution and meeting the English language proficiency requirements.

Overall, the Temporary Graduate visa provides an opportunity for international students to gain valuable work experience in Australia after completing their studies, as well as the chance to further improve their language skills and cultural understanding.

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