• Overseas students in Australia have the freedom to stay and work in the country after completing their studies in any Australian college or university. With the help of a post-study work permit visa, students are allowed to reside in Australia for up to 4 years and gain some valuable work experience.
  • There are multiple categories of post-study work visa Australia for international students who want to become part of Australia’s skilled work force.
  • The Department of Home Affair in Australia is responsible for overseeing the operations of post-study work permit visas along with other visa pathways. It grants the visa to students who meet the basic eligibility criteria to study abroad in Australia and are considered qualified to meet the ongoing economic needs of the country.
S.NO.VISA TYPEKEY FEATURES
1.Skilled- Recognised Graduate Visa (Subclass 476)
  • Applicable for Engineering graduates
  • Stay duration – Up to 18 months
  • Processing time – 8 months to 11 months
  • Visa cost – Starts from AUD 405
  • Visa type – Temporary
  • Allows you to bring the family with you
2.Temporary Graduate Visa (Subclass 485) for Graduate Work Stream
  • Applicable for recent graduates
  • Stay duration – Up to 18 months
  • Processing time – 90 days to 4 months
  • Visa cost – Starts from AUD 1,650
  • Visa type – Temporary
  • Allows you to bring the family with you
3.Temporary Graduate Visa (Subclass 485) for Post-Study Work Stream
  • Recent graduates from an Australian institution can apply for this visa.
  • Stay duration – Between 2 and 4 years
  • Processing time – 70 days to 90 days
  • Visa cost – Starts from AUD 1,650
  • Visa type – Temporary
  • Allows you to bring the family with you