Services

01. Visas & Migration

For Individuals 

600 Tourist/visitor visa 

  • Tourist/visitor visa allows you to stay in Australia for up to 12 months with multiple entries 

  • Business visitor can stay in Australia for up to 12 months with multiple entries 

  • Parent visa applicants can have a visitor visa valid for 3 years 

485 Graduate Visa

  • Ideal solution for international students to stay in Australia after they graduate with full work permission

  • Post-study work stream: temporary visa option for graduates who have completed a minimum 2 years study for higher education course in Australia (Bachelor degree, Master degree or a PhD)

  • Graduate Work stream: This visa option requires the student to have completed a minimum 2 years study in Australia (diploma, trade certificate or higher). The study must be related to one of the occupations on the Medium-Long term occupation list

482 Temporary Skills Shortage Visa (TSS) (Formerly 457)

  • Temporary visa that allows you to accept a job offer from an Australian employer/sponsor

  • Full time work rights, working under the sponsoring employer in the approved occupation

  • Stay period can be for up to four years, with the option to extend given eligible 

  • Depending on occupations, you may be eligible for a permanent visa upon completion of certain periods of employment with your employer/sponsor 

186 Employer Nominated Scheme (ENS)

  • Program that allows the 482 temporary skill shortage visa holders (formerly 457) to apply for a permanent visa 

  • Program that allows skilled workers with at least 3 years of full-time experience to apply for a permanent visa directly with an Australian employer/sponsor

189 General Skilled Migration - Point based 

  • Allows qualified professionals to apply for a permanent visa to move to Australia 

  • You must meet the eligibility criteria including age, English skills and work experience

  • You must be a qualified professional with an occupation sought after by the Australian government

190 State Nominated visa - Point based

  • Allows qualified professionals to apply for a permanent visa to move to Australia

  • You must meet the eligibility criteria such as age, English skills and work experience required by both the State government you wish to reside as well as the Department 

  • You must be a qualified professional with an occupation sought after by the State government you wish to reside 

820/801 & 309/100 Partner visa

  • For people who are married to, or in a de facto relationship with an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand Citizen in order to live with their partner in Australia 

  • This visa is initially a temporary visa, which then leads to a permanent residency provided the couple remains together for at least two years

  • If your relationship with your partner has been for more than 3 years, you may be eligible for permanent visa much more quickly 

132/188/888 Business & Investor Visa

  • Visa program for those who are owners (or part owners) of a  business/s and successful investors

  • This visa is designed for you to bring your business and investment skills to Australia 

  • 188 visa is initially a temporary visa, which then leads to a permanent residency (888) provided the visa holder or his/her partner successfully manages a business/s in Australia for 2 years or maintains their investments for 4 years (AUD $1.5M on state government bonds or AUD $5M on eligible investments)

  • 132 visa is a direct entry to permanent residency 

  • Business/investment plan must be prepared in order to have approval of sponsorship from the state you wish to reside prior to submitting a visa application to the Department 

491/191 State Nominated - Point based

  • Point based provisional skilled visa sponsored by state government  

  • You must reside in a designated regional area of Australia

  • Offer a pathway for permanent residency through subclass 191 Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) Visa

  • Each state has different occupation lists and nomination criteria which tend to change every year  

491/191 Family sponsored - Point based

  • A long-term stay solution for you and your family members to live and work in Australia 

  • You must reside in designated regional area of Australia once approved 

  • Offer a pathway for permanent residency through subclass 191 Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) Visa given further requirements are met 

  • You or your partner must have an Australian citizen/permanent resident relative living in a designated regional area of Australia to sponsor you

  • Relatives includes 

    • a parent

    • a child or step-child

    • a brother, sister, adoptive brother, adoptive sister, step-brother or step-sister

    • an aunt, uncle, adoptive aunt, adoptive uncle, step-aunt or step-uncle

    • a nephew, niece, adoptive nephew, adoptive niece, step-nephew or step-niece

    • a grandparent, or

    • a first cousin

494 Regional provisional employer sponsored visa (replaced RSMS)

  • Provisional skilled visa sponsored by an employer in a designated regional area of Australia

  • You must reside work in your occupation in a designated regional area of Australia

  • Offer a pathway for permanent residency through subclass 191 Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) Visa

Parent visa 

  • Program that allows Australian citizen/permanent resident child to bring their parents to Australia temporarily or permanently 

  • There are a number of permanent parent visa options depending on the parents' age and financial capability

  • Temporary parent visa allows parents to live up to 10 years in Australia 

408 Temporary activity visa

  • Religious workers can stay for up to 4 years with family while working in a religious organisation

  • Researchers or academics at university or research institution can stay for up to 4 years with family 

  • This visa allows participants of school exchange program or staff exchange program to stay in Australia with family 

  • This visa allows participants of community-based events (e.g. community festival, sporting event) to stay in Australia for up to  3 months with family 

  • Coaches, instructors and sportspersons can stay for up to 4 years to participate sporting activities with family 

  • People in the entertainment industry such as actors, producers, directors and support staff  for film, TV program or live performance can stay up to 4 years with family 

124/858 Distinguished Talent visa

  • If you are internationally recognised with a record of high achievement in your profession, sports, arts, music, academia or research, you may be eligible for a direct entry to permanent residency

407 Training visa 

  • If you are offered a traineeship or training opportunity by your employer, this visa may enable you to accept the offer and stay in Australia for up to 2 years. 

  • This visa requires less work experience, qualification and English ability than 482 TSS visa. 

  • This visa allows you to gain experience to enhance your skills or to complete the necessary employment experience for mandatory licence/registration of your profession (e.g. pharmacist) 

To check if your occupation is on the eligible skilled occupation lists, please visit our library here

For Employers

482 Temporary Skilled Shortage Visa 

  • Temporary visa that allows you to bring an overseas worker to your business 

  • Full time work rights, working under the sponsoring employer in the approved occupation

  • Stay period can be for up to four years, with the option to extend given eligible 

  • Depending on occupations, sponsored worker may be eligible for a permanent visa upon completion of certain periods of employment with you

494 Regional provisional employer sponsored visa (replaced RSMS)

186 Employer Nominated Scheme (ENS)

  • Program that allows the 482 temporary skill shortage visa holders (formerly 457) to apply for a permanent visa 

  • Program that allows skilled workers with at least 3 years of full-time experience to apply for a permanent visa directly under your sponsorship

Overseas Business Sponsorship

  • For a business operating overseas, you can send an employee to Australia in order to;

    • Establish or help establish an Australian branch/office 

    • Fulfil or help in fulfil a contractual obligation

    • operate and manage the Australian branch/office 

407 Training visa 

  • If you offer a traineeship or training opportunity to your employee, this visa may enable them to accept the offer and stay in Australia for up to 2 years. 

  • This visa requires less work experience, qualification and English ability than 482 TSS visa. 

  • This visa allows your employee to gain experience to enhance your skills or to complete the necessary employment experience for mandatory licence/registration of their profession (e.g. pharmacist) 

We highly recommend you to have an one-on-one consultation with our team for us to give you the best advice on the visa pathways and career plans that suits your circumstances. Australian visa and immigration systems are complex so it is very important to get the first step right. We want to help you to achieve your visa goals and needs in the most economical and efficient ways. 

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