Subclass 485 Temporary Graduate Visa
The subclass 485 Temporary Graduate visa is for recent graduates who have obtained an eligible qualification through an Australian education provider whilst holding a valid student visa.


The Temporary Graduate subclass 485 visa allows successful applicants and their families to live, study and work in Australia temporarily after they have finished their studies. 

The subclass 485 visa has two streams; the Graduate Work Stream and the Post Study Work Stream.

Want to apply for your 485 visa? 

We are a firm of Migration Agents and Immigration Lawyers who can organise your subclass 485 Temporary Graduate visa. This visa is also covered by our No Visa, No Fee Guarantee.

We have offices in both Sydney and Melbourne but have a client base which operates both Australia-wide and internationally.

Call AHWC Immigration Law on +61 39573 5200 to arrange a consultation to assess your prospects of success with this Australian Visa. If this visa is not the best option for you, we’ll find another that is and explain exactly what the next steps are for you in order to move forward with that visa. Here at AHWC Immigration Law, we leave no stone unturned so that you can go away with peace of mind.

485 Temporary Graduate

485 Temporary Graduate

The Graduate Work stream is for candidates with an occupation on the Medium and Long Term Skills Shortage List (MLTSSL). Subclass 485 Temporary Graduate visas in the Graduate Work Stream are granted for a period of 18 months.

The Post-Study Work Stream is for candidates who have completed a bachelor degree or a higher qualification at an Australian University. Subclass 485 visas in the Post-Study Work Stream are granted for varying periods of time;

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree are granted a subclass 485 visa for two years.

Applicants with a Masters Degree are granted a subclass 485 visa for three years

Applicants with a Doctoral Degree are granted a subclass 485 visa for four years.

Subclass 485 Temporary Graduate Visa