Working Visa


Employer Sponsored Visa (Subclass 457)

As the requirements of general and business skill migration schemes become tougher and tougher, and the number control of the family migration and skill migration, the benefit of the unlimited quoted employer sponsored visa become more and more obvious. Meanwhile, the employer sponsored visa applicants prove their work ability by getting the job and also show their income and self-support, so that it would significantly reduce the pressure on the Australian government to settle the new migrants and also the worries new migrants would apply and obtain the limited social benefits. In addition, according to migration law, the business sponsor must satisfy the requirement to provide training to the local Australians, in order to improve the local Australians’ employment skills and chances. Hence, the Australian government would encourage the employer sponsored visa scheme which could be the best options for lot of visa applicants. 

There are three complicated steps for the Employer Sponsored Visa. The first step is for a business to apply to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) to be approved as a business sponsor. If approved, the business may nominate an overseas or onshore employee to work in the skilled occupation that is required by the business. The final step is the applying for the visa applicant who is nominated and if applicable with their dependents and family. 

Subclass 457 visa is kind of temporary visa, leading to permanent visa after the subclass 457 visa holder meets certain requirements for a certain period.