Temporary Graduate Visa Subclass 485


Temporary Graduate Visa allows overseas graduates who have completed 2 years of academic to live, study and work in Australia. This is to meet the Australian business needs with the relevant skills and qualifications of the applicants.

The processing times for Temporary Graduate Visa are:

  • 4-5 months to process 25% of applications
  • 8 months to process 50% of applications
  • 11 months to process 75% applicationsΒ 
  • 14-15 months to process 90% applications

In order to be eligible for this visa, the applicant should be

  • under 50 years of ageΒ 
  • have qualification and experience that Australia requires
  • meet the character and health requirements
  • have held a student visa in the last 6 months
  • provide evidence of adequate health insurance
  • have a recent education qualification in CRICOS registered course

Types of Temporary Graduate Visa

  • Graduate Work Stream
    This visa is for international students who have recently graduated with skills and qualifications that are relevant to specific occupations Australia needs
    –Β  Stay up to 18 months
    – Cost : AUD $ 1,730
  • Post-Study Work Stream
    This visa is for international students who have recently graduated with a degree from an Australian institution
    – Stay between 2 and 4 years
    – Cost : AUD $ 1,730

  • Second Post- Study Work Stream
    This visa is for holders of a Temporary Graduate visa (first Post-Study Work stream or Replacement stream) who graduated with a degree from an Australian institution located in a regional area
    – Stay between 1 and 2 years
    – Cost : AUD $ 680

  • Replacement Stream
    – This visa is for current and former Temporary Graduate visa holders who lost time on their original visa due to COVID-19 travel restrictions
    – Stay between 18 months and 5 years
    – Cost: AUD $1,730

Australian Immigration is highly complex due to constant changes. In view of that, you should appoint a migration agent in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia who is well-versed on how to migrate to Australia from Malaysia, whether you wish to consider skilled migration or business migration to Australia. Engaging a trustworthy immigration agency in Malaysia helps to ensure that your visa application has the best possible chance of being approved.

Would you like to explore your option of working and settling down in Australia? Drop us an inquiry or call us on +603-2300 2380 or +60 12-238 1380
At Auslife Migration Consultants, we help you to breeze through the process and advise you the appropriate steps until your visa is granted