Employer Sponsored Visas

Are you a skilled worker wishing to live and work in Australia

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Employer Nomination Scheme (Permanent)

Subclass 186

Are you a skilled worker who wishes to live and work in Australia permanently?

  • Enables those under the age of 45 who are highly qualified and skilled in a nominated occupation to live and work in Australia on a permanent basis.

  • Requires applicants to have held a 457/482 TSS visa or be sponsored by an Australian employer and obtain an approved nomination.

  • There are three pathways for applicants applying for this visa:

Temporary Residence Transition Stream – This is for 457 or TSS holders who have previously worked for their sponsoring employer in their nominated occupation for at least 3 years or 2 years if transitional arrangements apply.

Direct Entry Stream – For those that do not meet the criteria for the TRT stream in that they have never or only briefly worked in Australia. Applicants require at least 3 years work experience in the nominated occupation and a positive skills assessment. The nominated occupation must be included on the skilled occupations list.

Agreement Stream – For applicants that have an employer that wishes to sponsor them through a labour agreement.

  • Applicants must also show evidence of good health and character and have a competent level of English.

  • This visa permits applicants to include their family members in the visa application.

Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (Permanent)

Subclass 187

Are you a skilled worker who wishes to live and work in regional Australia?

  • Enables those under the age of 45 who are highly qualified and skilled in a nominated occupation to live and work in regional Australia on a permanent basis.

  • Requires applicants to have held a 457/482 TSS visa or be sponsored by an Australian employer operating in regional Australia and obtain an approved nomination.

  • There are two pathways for applicants applying for this visa:

Temporary Residence Transition Stream – This is for 457 or 482 TSS holders who have previously worked for their sponsoring employer in their nominated occupation for at least 3 years or 2 years if transitional arrangements apply.

Direct Entry Stream 
– For those that do not meet the criteria for the TRT stream in that they have never or only briefly worked in Australia. Applicants require at least 3 years work experience in the nominated occupation and regional certification by a Regional Certifying Body (RCB) to determine the need for the position. The nominated occupation must be included on the skilled occupations list. A skills assessment will be required if the occupation is on the relevant specified/assessing list.

  • Applicants must also show evidence of good health and character and have a competent level of English.

  • This visa requires holders to maintain their position with their nominating employer in regional Australia for a minimum of 2 years.

  • This visa permits applicants to include their family members in the visa application.

Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) (Temporary)

Subclass 482

Are you a skilled worker wishing to live and work in Australia temporarily?

  • Enables employers to address genuine labour shortages by having skilled workers in Australia on a temporary basis for up to 4 years.

  • There are three pathways for applicants applying for this visa:

Short Term Stream – For those who have been nominated for a position listed on the Short-Term Skilled Occupations List (STSOL). Applicants must have at least two years of work experience in the nominated occupation. This visa is valid for up to 2 years, with the option to renew once but does not provide a pathway to permanent residency.

Medium Term Stream – For those who have been nominated for a position listed on the Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) or the Regional Occupation List (ROL). Applicants must have at least two years of work experience in the nominated occupation. This visa is valid for up to 4 years and provides a pathway to permanent residency.

Labour Agreement Stream – For applicants that have an employer that wishes to sponsor them through a labour agreement. Applicants must have at least two years of work experience in the nominated occupation. This visa is valid for up to 4 years dependent on the labour agreement.

  • This visa requires the following 3 step application process:

1. Standard Business Sponsorship – a sponsorship application is submitted for the employer to gain approval as a standard business sponsor (SBS).

2. Nomination Application – the employer nominates a position and the name of the person to occupy the position.

3. Visa Application – a visa application is submitted evidencing that the applicant has the qualifications and experience to fill the nominated position as defined in the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO).

  • Visa applicants must also show evidence of:
    – At least 2 years of work experience in the nominated position
    – Minimum Vocational Level English
    – Good Health and Character
    – Health Insurance

  • This visa permits applicants to include their family members the visa application.

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