Published On :  
July 2, 2022
Replacement stream- (subclass 485) visa

Subclass 485 Replacement stream

Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485)Replacement stream.

Subclass 485 Replacement stream opened from 1 July 2022.

Visa Duration:

  • Post Study Work visa- 2 years
  • Post Study Work visa (Masters graduate)- now 3 years
  • Graduate Work Stream- now 2 years


  • From AUD 1,730
  • Subsequent entrants must pay the full visa application charge

Bringing your family members:

  • You can include your spouse or children in your application, even if you have not previously done so


  • Must make application before 1 January 2027
  • Be in / outside Australia, but not in immigration clearance
  • must have adequate health cover
  • Must have/applied for required police clearance
  • Have not had any visa cancelled unless it was cancelled because you asked for it to be
  • Subclass 485 visa granted before 15 December 2021
  • ~~Hold this visa as the main applicant / another substantive visa / a Bridging visa A or B
  • ~~Have held subclass 485 visa as the main applicant that was:
  • ~~~~granted before 15 December 2021 and
  • ~~~~in effect on or after 1 February 2020
  • lost time on your visa because of Australia’s COVID-19 travel restrictions
  • ~~were in Australia when your visa was granted; and
  • ~~have been outside of Australia while holding subclass 485 visa between 1 February 2020 to 14 December 2021
  • ~~if you were outside Australia when your original Temporary Graduate visa was granted:
  • ~~~~you entered Australia on this visa, and
  • ~~~~departed Australia on that visa before 15 December 2021
  • Have not had any visa cancelled unless it was cancelled because you asked for it to be
  • If you have a current visa with a 'No further stay' condition 8534 or 8503, you can’t apply for this visa online. You will need to apply for and have the condition waived
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