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The Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) Subclass 186 Visa allows Australian employers to sponsor employees who are foreign nationals for a permanent visa to work in Australia (Direct Entry Stream).
This visa is for Australian employers who want to sponsor highly skilled workers for a permanent visa to work in their business. The employee can be either a highly skilled worker from overseas or a highly skilled temporary resident currently in Australia who holds a Subclass 457 or Subclass 482 visa.
Visa applicants who currently are in or outside of Australia and have a prospective sponsor can apply for sponsored 186 Visa.
To participate in the Employer Nomination Scheme, the employer must:
The nominated position must meet the following requirements:
If you have worked for the nominating employer for the past three years as a holder of a Subclass 457/482 visa you may be eligible for this stream.
This visa allows you and any dependent family members included in your visa application to live as permanent residents in Australia.
Nomination and Visa Charges can be found here.
Which visa is right for you?
Contact us at the Point Migration Agency team office or submit a query online
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