About Us|Contact Us|Media Centre|Careers|News|Platinum Card| Blog|Client Area
Australian Visa Bureau
Visas and Immigration
Australia Skilled Migration
» Graduate Skilled Visa
The Graduate Skilled Temporary Visa is a temporary stay visa allowing graduates from Australian educational institutions to stay in Australia for an extra 6 months after their Student Visa expires. Applicants may then use this time to apply for a Skilled Visa under the Australian General Skilled Migration Program.
The primary visa applicant must hold a degree, diploma or trade qualification from an Australian educational institution as a result of at least 2 years of full-time study while physically in Australia to qualify for this category.
Below is a list of the Graduate Skilled Visa Categories available.
To be eligible you must:
Under this category, Australian Immigration is seeking skilled migrants to settle in Designated Areas of Australia.
Under this category, students can be sponsored by a relative already living in Australia.
Top be eligible you must:
An application for any of these Skilled Visas must be lodged within 6 months of completing the Australian qualification and in the time specified by the bridging Graduate Skilled Temporary Visa.
©Visa Bureau 2003-2017
The Australian Visa Bureau is a division of Visa Bureau Ltd, an independent UK company specialising in visa and immigration services to Australia.
Members of the Australian Visa Bureau migration casework department are registered with MARA
Visa Bureau HomeSite Map
Critical Changes to Partner and Prospective Marriage Visas - 01 Dec 16
Migration Seminars - 2017 Dates - 24 Oct 16
Visa Bureau at upcoming migration events - 09 Aug 16
Skilled Visa Basic Requirements
Skilled Visa Points Test
Skilled Occupation List