Skilled – Recognised Graduate Visa (476)

If you’re a recent university engineering graduate then you may be eligible for the Skilled – Recognised Graduate Visa (476).

This 18-month visa is ideal for engineering graduates who want to experience life in Australia. You have full work rights and can choose your own employer.


AGE: You must be under 31 years of age
QUALIFICATION: You must hold a recognised qualification (Bachelor degree, Masters degree, Doctoral degree or Post Graduate Diploma)
DATE OF GRADUATION: You must have completed your qualification in the past 24 months
INSTITUTION: You must have completed your qualification at a recognised university. There are hundreds of universities eligible under this program.
ENGINEERING MAJOR: You must have a major area of study in one of these engineering fields:

  • civil engineering
  • structural engineering
  • chemical engineering
  • environmental engineering
  • electrical and electronics engineering
  • mechanical, production and plant engineering
  • mining and material engineering
  • And many more

You may need to sit an English test. We help our clients by sharing hints and tips for undertaking this test.

Qualified engineers are in high demand across Australia. There are over 18 professional engineering occupations on Australia’s skilled occupation list. You may be eligible to apply for Australian Permanent Residency whilst on your Subclass 476 visa.

We can determine your eligibility for a Skilled – Recognised Graduate Visa (476) visa. Please complete our “free online assessment” and we will provide information on the steps, fees and process.