Skilled – Recognised Graduate (Temporary) Visa (Subclass 476)
About this Visa
This visa allows recent graduates of selected overseas universities to gain up to 18 months of skilled work experience in occupations in demand in Australia.
As a holder of this visa, you may apply for permanent residence at any time if you are able to meet the passmark on the General Skilled Migration points test.
Who is this visa for?
This visa is for you if you completed an Engineering degree at a recognised overseas institution in the last two years.
See: Recognised Overseas Institutions
This visa does not have a points test but other requirements must be met.
You must pay the relevant visa application charge when you lodge your visa application.
See: Visa Charges ( 84KB PDF file)
What does this visa let me do?
This visa allows you and any secondary applicants included in your visa application to remain in Australia for up to 18 months with no restrictions on work or study. During this period you may choose to:
- undertake further professional studies
- study to improve your English skills.