Skilled graduate visa allows you to stay in Australia for 18 months

About this pathway to Australia:

The skilled- recognised graduate Visa (Subclass476) allows recent engineering graduates of recognised/eligible universities to Visit, Stay, Explore and get used to Australian culture for 18 months.

While in Australia, you can

  • Travel
  • Work
  • Study

This is a Temporary Visa

Basic eligibility requirements:

Age: Be under 31 years of age

Have not held this visa: You must not have previously been the primary applicant of Temporary graduate visa (subclass 485) or a skilled-Recognised Graduate (subclass 476 visa) unless you held one as a members of family unit.

Health requirement: You and your family members who apply for the Visa with you must meet our health requirement.

Character Requirement: You and family members aged 16 years and over who apply for the VISA with you must meet our character requirement

Language requirement: You must provide evidence of English proficiency unless you hold a valid passport from the

  • United kingdom
  • The united States of America
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • The republic of Ireland
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Overall 6 with a minimum of 5 in each of the 4 modules
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) Overall score of 50 with a minimum score of 36 for each of the 4 modules
Occupational English Test (OET) At-least B for each of the 4 parts

Educational requirement:

Hold an eligible engineering qualification from a recognised Institution in the past 24 Months.

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree
  • Doctoral degree
  • Post graduate diploma

Sign the Australia values Statement:

If you are 18 years of age or older, you must have read or had explained to you, the life in Australia booklet and Sign an Australiana values statement that confirms you will respect the Australian way of life and obey Australian laws.

Have paid back your Debt to the Australian Government:

If you or any family members owe the Australian government money you or they must have paid it back or arranged to pay it back.

Not have had a Visa cancelled or a previous application refused:

You might not be eligible for this Visa if you had a Visa cancelled or refused while you were in Australia .

Eligible Institutions:

All the institutions offering an engineering qualification with Washington Accord accreditation are considered recognised.

If your institute is not recognised under Washington Accord, you must have a qualification from any of the following institutions:


  • Indian Institute of Science – Bangalore
  • Anna university – Chennai
  • Indian School of Mines
  • Dhanbad Indian Institute of technology
  • Kharagpur Banaras Hindu University – Varanasi

Your location When you apply for Visa:

You may be inside or outside Australia when you apply for Visa however you must be outside of Australia When the Visa is decided, unless you are a New Zealand Citizen who holds a special category Visa (Subclass 444). A new Zealand Citizen who holds a citizen Who holds a special category Visa (subclass 444) can be in or outside Australia when the Visa is decided.

Family members:

  • Your Spouse
  • You or your Partner’s child/ step child

Are eligible family members who can accompany you under this Visa

Calculate your eligibility

Your eligibility:

S.No Eligibility Criteria Criteria Satisfied
1 Age Yes/No
2 Education Yes/No
3 University Eligibility Yes/No
4 Year of Degree completion Yes/No
5 Language Requirement Yes/No
6 Health requirement Yes/No
7 Character requirement Yes/No
8 Has No Previous Cancelled Visa Yes/No
9 Has not held 476 visa before Yes/No

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