Removal of Occupation Nomination & Skills Assessments
For those applying for a Temporary Graduate Work Stream visa lodged between 1 July 2022 and 30 June 2023 will not be required to nominate an occupation from the skilled occupation list nor will you have to apply for a skills assessment.
The Graduate Work Stream visa is usually granted for a stay of up to 18 months; however, for a temporary time it will be increased to 24 months.
A replacement stream for Temporary Graduate 485 visa holders who were impacted by the Australian travel restrictions is now available.
You need to currently hold or have held a Subclass 485 visa that expired on or after 1 February 2020 and were outside Australia at any time between 1 February 2020 and 15 December 2021.
It allows for previous 485 visa holders to regain full validity of their initial 485 visa.
Templary Graduate Visa 485 New Eligibility
The Australian government have changed the requirements for a Temporary Graduate Subclass 485 visa for those who have been affected by Covid-19 travel restrictions.
Do you need further assistance understanding these requirements? Please book a consultation with one of our experienced Registered Migration Agents.