Replacement Stream (Subclass 485)

This visa is designed for current and former Temporary Graduate visa holders who lost time on their original visa due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. It allows you to live, work, and study in Australia temporarily.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Replacement Stream visa is available to current or former Temporary Graduate visa holders who lost time on their original visa due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. To be eligible, you must meet specific criteria, including holding the appropriate Temporary Graduate visa and having lost time in Australia due to travel restrictions.

The length of your stay in Australia depends on your Australian study qualification or the type of Temporary Graduate visa you held previously. It can range from 18 months to 6 years, with variations for different qualifications and passport holders.

Yes, you can include family members in your application, even if they were not included in your original Temporary Graduate visa application. However, they must meet health and character requirements.

The primary visa applicant is required to pay AUD1,895.00. Additional charges apply for family members included in the application. Subsequent entrants must also pay the full visa application charge.

Unfortunately, you cannot extend this visa to stay longer in Australia. It is a temporary visa with a specified duration.

You must maintain adequate health insurance for the entire duration of your stay in Australia. Adequate health cover should include coverage for medically necessary treatment, including transport.

Yes, you can apply for this visa from inside or outside of Australia, but not while in immigration clearance.

Applicants with select degrees may be eligible for an extended stay of 2 years on their visa. The duration varies depending on the degree type. However, applicants with select degrees are only eligible for the extended stay once.

Yes, you can travel outside Australia and return as many times as you want while the visa is valid. Your time spent outside Australia does not extend the visa.

Processing times are not available and may vary based on factors such as the completeness and accuracy of your application.

Currently, there are no frequently asked questions available for the Aged Dependent Relative Visa (Subclass 114).