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Employer Sponsored Visa

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Employer Sponsored Visa

Do you have Australian employer willing to sponsor you? Or are you an employer wanting to nominate an overseas worker?

Employer sponsorship isn’t one-size-fits-all. There are many visa options available and it is important to select the right visa subclass for both the business and the individual being sponsored. Employer-sponsored visas range from training visas through to permanent residency.

Employer Sponsored Visa Types

482 Visa: Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa (Subclass 482)

The 482 visa is an employer-sponsored visa. Live in Australia and work full-time for your employer sponsor.

186 Visa: Employer Nomination Visa (Subclass 186 ENS)

An employer-sponsored permanent residency visa. We manage both Direct Entry (DE) and Temporary Residence Transition (TRT) streams.

407 Visa: Training Visa (Subclass 407)

A training visa that allows workers to enhance existing skills or meet licensing or registration requirements.

408 Visa: Temporary Activity Visa – Subclass 408 (Sporting Activities Streams)

An employer-sponsored visa that allows skilled sports coaches and elite athletes to live and work in Australia on a temporary basis.

494 Visa: Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional Visa (Subclass 494)

An employer-sponsored visa. It replaced the 187 (RSMS) visa in November 2019.

491 Visa: Skilled Work Regional Visa (Subclass 491)

Replacing the 489 visa from 16 November 2019. A points-tested visa requiring state or family sponsorship.

191 Visa: Skilled Regional Permanent Residence Visa (Subclass 191)

A permanent residency visa for people who have held a 491 or 494 visa.

187 Visa: Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (Subclass 187 RSMS)

An employer-sponsored permanent residency visa for skilled workers sponsored in a regional location.

Standard Business Sponsorship Approval

Set your business up to sponsor overseas workers in skilled occupations.

457 Visa: TRT Grandfathering Arrangements for 457 Visa Holders

Do you hold a 457 or a 482 visa? You may be eligible for permanent residency under the transitional arrangements.

Farming Visas

We can assist you with agricultural sector visas.

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Disclaimer: Your consultation will be conducted over the phone by one of our expert Registered MARA Agents. While we aim to provide valuable insights during this complimentary session, please be aware that its scope is to offer initial guidance. Due to the intricate nature of visa applications, additional consultation may be recommended for a thorough assessment of your circumstances and personalized advice. Please note that additional consultations beyond this complimentary session are subject to a fee.