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  • The Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) is a temporary visa
  • Department of Immigration and Border Protection issues the visa
  • The department's website is the best source of information about the visa

You may be able to stay and work in Australia temporarily after you have finished your studies. The visa that lets you do this is the Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485)

Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485)

The Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) is for international students who have recently graduated from an Australian education institution.

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection is responsible for issuing visas. Their website tells you about:

  • who can apply for the Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485)
  • how much it costs to apply for the visa
  • what the visa lets you do.

Read more on the Temporary Graduate visa page on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.