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Work and Talent Visas

Are Work Visas Right For You?

There are a range of Work Visas available to apply for – our Migration Lawyers can make sure you choose the right one to maximise chances of success. If you intend to come into Australia through a Work Visa, you will need to select the correct one to avoid rejection from the Department of Home Affairs.

 

Our experienced Migration Lawyers will put your best case forward in your Work Visa application, ensuring we have all the right information and evidence to present to the Department. Talk to our friendly team today to assess which Work Visa will suit your needs best.

1. subclass 482

Temporary Skill Shortage Visa

About this Visa

This temporary visa lets an employer sponsor a suitably skilled worker to fill a position they can’t find a suitably skilled Australian to fill.

This visa enables employers to address labour shortages by bringing in skilled workers where employers can’t source an appropriately skilled Australian worker.

 

Stay

You can stay for up to 2 years or up to 4 years if an International Trade Obligation (ITO) applies. Hong Kong passport holders may stay up to 5 years.

 

Cost

From AUD1,290

 

Processing Times

  • 75% of applications: 9 months
  • 90% of applications: 11 months

 

With This Visa You Can

  • work in Australia for up to 2 years or up to 4 years if an International Trade Obligation (ITO) applies. Hong Kong passport holders may stay up to 5 years  
  • travel to and from Australia as many times as you want while the visa is valid
  • if eligible, apply for permanent residence

 

You Must

  • be nominated to work in an occupation on the list of eligible short-term skilled occupations
  • have at least 2 years relevant work experience in your nominated occupation or a related field
  • have a relevant skills assessment if this is required for your occupation
  • work only for your sponsor or associated entity, unless you are exempt
  • meet minimum standards of English language proficiency unless you are exempt from needing to show this

 

Process

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This visa enables employers to address labour shortages by bringing in skilled workers where employers can’t source an appropriately skilled Australian worker.

Stay

Up to 4 years – Hong Kong passport holders may stay up to 5 years

 

Cost

From AUD2,690

 

Processing Times

  • 75% of applications: 6 months
  • 90% of applications: 9 months

 

With This Visa You Can

  • work in Australia for up to 4 years or up to 5 years if you are a Hong Kong passport holder
  • study (you won’t receive government assistance)
  • travel to and from Australia as many times as you want while the visa is valid
  • if eligible, apply for permanent residence

 

You Must

  • be nominated to work in an occupation on the list of eligible medium and long-term skilled occupations
  • have at least 2 years relevant work experience in your nominated occupation or a related field
  • have a relevant skills assessment if this is required for your occupation
  • work only for your sponsor or associated entity, unless you are exempt
  • meet minimum standards of English language proficiency unless you are exempt from needing to show this

 

Process

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This visa is for skilled workers nominated by employers who have a Labour Agreement. It lets you live and work in Australia temporarily. Labour agreements are developed between the Australian Government (represented by the Department) and employers.

 

Stay

Up to a maximum of 4 years, depending on the terms in the labour agreement. Hong Kong passport holders may stay up to 5 years.

 

Cost

From AUD2,690

 

Processing Times

  • 75% of applications: 6 months
  • 90% of applications: 11 months

 

With This Visa You Can

  • work in Australian for up to 4 years for your sponsor or up to 5 years if you are a Hong Kong passport holder
  • study (you won’t receive government assistance)
  • travel to and from Australia as many times as you want, while the visa is valid

 

You Must

  • be nominated to work in a specified occupation under the terms of a Labour Agreement
  • have at least 2 years relevant work experience in your nominated occupation or a related field
  • have a relevant skills assessment if this is required for your occupation
  • work only for your sponsor
  • meet minimum standards of English language proficiency unless you are exempt from needing to show this

 

Process

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This visa is for family members of subclass 457 and TSS visa holders who are applying separately for their TSS visa and wish to join the primary subclass 457 or TSS visa holder in Australia.

 

Stay

You can stay for as long as your visa is valid.

 

Cost

From AUD1,290

 

Processing Times

Varies

 

With This Visa You Can

  • live, work and study in Australia
  • travel to and from Australia as many times as you want, while the visa is valid

 

You Must

Be a partner or dependent of a subclass 482 or 457 visa holder

2. Subclass 186

Labour Agreement Stream (Employer Nomination)

About this Visa

This visa lets skilled workers who are nominated by their employer live and work in Australia permanently. The Labour Agreement stream might be for you if you currently work, or will work, for an employer who is party to a labour agreement.

Permanently

From AUD4,115

  • 75% of applications: 7 months
  • 90% of applications: 14 months
  • live, work and study in Australia indefinitely
  • sponsor eligible relatives to come to Australia
  • apply for Australian citizenship, if eligible
  • currently work, or will work, for your nominating employer who is party to a labour agreement.
  • meet the age, skills and English language requirements of the labour agreement
3. Subclass 187

Temporary Residence Transition Stream

About this Visa

This visa allows skilled workers, who are nominated by their employer in regional Australia, live and work in Australia permanently.

Permanently

From AUD4,115

  • 75% of applications: 12 months
  • 90% of applications: 17 months
  • live, work and study in Australia indefinitely
  • sponsor eligible family members to come to Australia
  • apply for Australian citizenship, if eligible
  • hold a substantive visa or a Bridging visa A, B or C
  • usually, have worked for your employer in regional Australia for at least 3 years full time while holding a subclass 457 or TSS visa
  • have been nominated by an Australian employer whose nomination was approved in the 6 months prior to you applying
3. Subclass 858

Global Talent Visa

About this Visa

This is a permanent visa for people who have an internationally recognised record of exceptional and outstanding achievement in an eligible field.

Permanently

From AUD4,180

Global Talent Pathway

  • 75% of applications: 3 months
  • 90% of applications: 4 months

 

Distinguished Talent Pathway

  • 75% of applications: 22 months
  • 90% of applications: 24 months
  • stay in Australia permanently
  • work and study in Australia
  • enrol in Australia’s public health care scheme, Medicare
  • sponsor your relatives to come to Australia
  • travel to and from Australia for 5 years
  • if eligible, apply for Australian citizenship

 

Newly arrived residents may need to wait before they can access certain Australian Government payments and benefits.

  • either be in or outside Australia but not in immigration clearance when you apply and when we grant this visa
  • have an internationally recognised record of exceptional and outstanding achievement in one of the following areas:
    • a profession
    • a sport
    • the arts
    • academia and research

 

  • have a nominator with a national reputation in your area of talent who is:
    • an Australian citizen,
    • an Australian permanent resident,
    • an eligible New Zealand citizen, or
    • an Australian organisation
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