This visa is suitable for people who are qualified in occupations where Skills Shortages are apparent as determined by Skilled occupation lists. It aims to meet Australia's skills shortages and gives successful applicants permanent residence. This visa is appropriate for those who hold a university qualification or trade qualifications.
Be nominated to work in an approved nominated occupation in a Skilled Occupation specified by legislative instrument which will change from time to time to meet skills shortages;
(Age, English language exemptions may apply)
To become a sponsor, you must be able to show that the business:
There is no age limit for this visa;
There are a range of visitor visas available to allow persons to enter and remain in Australia for a period of time imposed by the Department. The application charge differs for on-shore and off-shore applicants. The visas are risk tiered and range from simple applications receiving automatic grants to complex applications requiring a substantial amount of evidence. Applications are risk tiered by country profile.