Western Global Migration and Education services

Graduate Visa – Graduate Work Stream (Subclass 485)


This visa is for international students who have recently graduated with skills and qualifications that are relevant to specific occupations Australia needs. It lets the applicant live, study and work in Australia temporarily. This is a temporary visa allowing a stay of 18 months for the applicant.

Eligibility requirements

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 a qualification relevant to an occupation on the skilled occupation list
Provide evidence of adequate health insurance
Provide evidence of the required level of English with the application

Benefits of a Graduate Visa - Graduate Work Stream (Subclass 485)

  • Live, study and work in Australia temporarily 
  • Bring your immediate family members to stay with you
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