Temporary Visa - Australia Subclass 476 Visa

Australia Skilled Recognised Graduate Visa (Subclass 476): A 2020 guide for engineering graduates from recognised institutions

This temporary visa allows recent engineering graduates to live, work or study in Australia for up to 18 months. Rean on to know about the Australia Subclass 476 Visa

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Each year, a considerably high number of Engineers move to Australia in search of better job opportunities, better pay, and better standards of living. Read on.

What is Australia Subclass 476 Visa?

This is a visa for Fresher Engineers to study, work, and stay in Australia from recognized universities.  It is an 18 month temporary visa that provides the right to work in Australia and be eligible for permanent residency or provisional skilled visa.

What are the eligibility criteria for visa subclass 476?


The minimum visa requirements to qualify for Australia visa 476 are:

  • You need to be below 31 years of age.
  • You have completed an eligible engineering qualification from a recognised institution in the past two years
  • You have not held a Skilled — Recognised Graduate visa (subclass 476) or a Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) before (unless you were a member of the family unit)
  • You should meet the health and character requirements.
  • You should be able to clear the English test (IELTS/PTE/TOFEL).

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How to apply for Subclass 476 Visa?


Follow these 3 steps:

  • Step 1: Fill the form: Fill the Form 1276 for Skilled-Recognised Subclass 476 Visa
  • Step 2: Send the form: Attach your documents to the form 1276 and send it to the Australian Embassy.
  • Step 3: Pay the Fees: And that’s all. Just pay the application fee of AUD405.

And you’re good to go.

What are the fees for a Skilled—Recognised Graduate visa?

The fees for the 476 Australian Visa is AUD 405 for the primary applicant. There is also an additional fee you have to pay for the dependent.

Here’s a breakdown of all the fees that you need to pay:



Primary Applicant

AUD 405

Spouse (above 18)

AUD 200

Dependant Child ( Below 18)

AUD 100

What is the Processing Time for Australia Subclass 476 Visa?

While the Australian Embassy has mentioned the processing time as 10-12months. But, if you are able to demonstrate your eligibility through paperwork in a clear way, it is likely that you can get the visa much earlier than a year.

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