Temporary Graduate visa allows international students to stay, study and work in Australia temporarily after graduation.


Application conditions:

Graduate Work StreamPost-Study Work Stream
Australian qualificationCertificate or Diploma qualification;
at least 2 years full-time study
bachelor/ master/ doctoral degree;
at least 2 years full-time study
Skills assessmentNominate 1 occupation and have a positive skills assessment;
Have a qualification closely related to your occupation
Any qualification would be eligible;
No skills assessment needed
English language requirementIELTS 6.0(no band less than 5)IELTS 6.0(no band less than 5)
Apply within6 months of course completion date6 months of course completion date

Visa length:

Graduate Work StreamPost-Study Work Stream
Visa length1.5 YearsBachelor/ Master by coursework degree: 2 Years
Master by research degree:3 Years
Doctoral degree:4 Years
(Graduates from regional areas will have an additional year of 485)

*Working hour has no limitation under 485 visa, you can work full-time.
*You must apply in 6 months since course completion and must be in Australia when applying.


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