Grant and Refusal Rate for the subclass 476 Skilled—Recognised Graduate visa.
This Subclass 476 visa allows recent engineering graduates to live, work or study in Australia for up to 18 months.
You must have completed a degree or higher qualification from a specified institution within the past 2 years, and be under 31 years of age.
It is a temporary visa for fresh engineering graduates from recognised institutions. The visa provides the right to work in Australia and be eligible for possible permanent residency or provisional skilled visa in the future.
A Freedom of Information Act request for details of grants and refusals for the period 1 July 2014 to 30 September 2016, gave the following information:
476 Visa Grant and Refusals in 2014-15.
1,013 subclass 476 visas were granted.
129 subclass 476 visas were refused.
This gave a Refusal Rate of 11.3%
476 Visa Grant and Refusals in 2015-16.
1,220 subclass 476 visas were granted.
171 subclass 476 visas were refused.
This gave a Refusal Rate of 12.3%
476 Visa Grant and Refusals in Quarter 1 of 2016-17.
420 subclass 476 visas were granted.
52 subclass 476 visas were refused.
This gave a Refusal Rate of 11.0%
The refusal rate varies between nationalities, for various reasons, and the above figures show the average refusal rate for the above 27 month period, being 11.71% for all countries, but split between countries as follows:
subclass 476 Refusal Rate per Country.
10.62% Sri Lanka
16.16% Average refusal rate for all Other Countries
Some Visa Applicants might find an Experienced Australian Migration Agent of great assistance.