Already Studying in Australia and want to study more in Australia and extend your stay in Australia? Get temporary graduate visa subclass .Get the right to study more and work at the same time with subclass visa. This visa increases the chance of your permanent residence in Australia.
If you hold a student visa and have recently completed (or will soon complete) an Australian course of study, you may be eligible for a temporary graduate visa. This visa has two streams – the graduate work stream and the post-study work stream.
What are the features of a temporary visa?
The temporary visa provides the opportunity to obtain work experience in Australia.
- Does not require sponsorship from an employer, a relative or a state of Australia
- Is not points-tested and does not require a skill assessment
- Does not have an occupation list (so it does not matter what subjects were in your course)
- Has unlimited work rights
How long is the graduate visa valid for?
The validity period depends on your qualification. If you completed your graduation and most Master degrees, your visa will be granted for two years. A PhD graduate is granted a visa for four years. Qualifications below a Bachelor level are ineligible for a Temporary Graduate Visa Subclass 485
Eligibility for a graduate visa depends on:
- Whether you hold your first or subsequent student visa
- The date of application of your student visa
- The level of higher education you completed in Australia
English test requirements
All Temporary Graduate visa applicants must sit an English test. If you sit the International English Language Testing System, you must score an average of 6.0 with at least 5.0 in each band. You can also choose to sit one of four other approved English tests, or you may be exempted based on your passport.
When should I apply for a visa?
A Temporary Graduate visa must be lodged within six months of completion of your course. You must be in Australia when your visa is lodged.
Am I eligible?
We can determine your eligibility for a visa. Please complete filling our assessment form in our website and we will provide information on the steps, fees and process.