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Work Visas
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Australian Work Visas

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The Australian Work visa program is specifically tailored to encourage individuals with specific skills and capabilities to migrate to Australia to improve Australia's economy and work force.

Australian Work visa applicants who are able to obtain sponsorship through an employer or who are able to secure nomination under one of the participating State Migration Plans are given priority processing.

There are 128,550 Australian - visa places for skilled migrants including employer sponsored, skilled independent and business migrants.

Employers seeking to sponsor or hire foreign workers can sign up for Australian Corporate Immigration Services.

Visas in the Skilled Work migration stream include:

Work Visa Eligibility Assessments

The Free Visa Eligibility Assessments from Migration Expert let you know if you meet the basic requirements to apply for a Work visa to Australia. To ensure that your assessment gives you a realistic result, ensure that the information you provide is as accurate as possible.

Please choose the assessment that best suits your needs:

Skilled Work Visa Assessment

Working Holiday Visa Assessment


Work And Holiday Visa Assessment 457 / ENS Work Sponsored Assessment

Other Work Visas
  • Skilled Independent Visa

    The Skilled Independent visa (Subclass 189) is a permanent residency visa for those with qualifications and skills in demand. Applicants are required to pass a points test and do not require sponsorship.
  • Skilled Nominated Visa

    Individuals who do not meet the pass mark for the Skilled Independent visa may be eligible to be sponsored by a participating State or Territory government (Subclass 190). This category is also available to applicants who are able to meet the pass mark but wish to access priority processing.
  • Skilled Regional Sponsored Visa

    Individuals who agree to live and work in a specified regional area of Australia and are sponsored may be eligible to apply for a Skilled Regional Sponsored visa (Subclass 489).
  • Employer Nomination Scheme

    The Employer Nomination Scheme enables Australian employers to sponsor highly skilled workers to live and work permanently in Australia. This category also allows similar opportunities for regional employers to sponsor highly skilled workers to regional areas of Australia.
  • 457 Work Visa

    A Temporary Business 457 Work visa entitles approved skilled workers to work temporarily in Australia if they are sponsored by an employer.
  • Working Holiday Visa

    A Working Holiday visa provides 18 - 30 year olds the opportunity of a lifetime to enjoy an extended holiday in Australia combined with short term employment.
  • Work and Holiday Visa

    The Work and Holiday visa program provides a once in a lifetime opportunity for people between 18 and 30 from certain countries to holiday in Australia and earn money to supplement their travel funds.
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