Skilled Visa in General Skilled Migration ProgramDirector, CRM – Australia2020-04-13T04:06:13+00:00

EMPLOYER SPONSORED VISA TO AUSTRALIA

Employer Sponsored Visa is also known as work visa or sponsored visa. There are many different types of work visa allowing you to live and work in Australia. Employer sponsored visa lets skilled workers, who are nominated by their employer (sponsor) to stay temporarily or permanently in Australia.
Work visa such: 491 , 482, 186, 407 visa.

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About employer sponsored visa to Australia.

Employer Sponsored Visa enables Australian employers to sponsor highly skilled workers to live and work temporarly or permanently in Australia.

Employer sponsored visas intention is to address labour shortage in Australia. In a past nearly anybody could be sponsored for work visa. As a result, many low skilled people migrated to Australia. Many of those were very valuable for employers, especially in regional areas.
Because of it few years ago, new regulations had been introduced. English skills had been raised. Further new skills occupation listed, and new skills expectations had been introduced.

Thus, do not get confused when you are finding different information in the net. Some information is simply not updated.
Pacific Center offers professional services to employers with all Sponsorship, Nomination, Visa applications including regional certifying bodies.

Check also our FAQ below to find what you are looking for. All information provided here are prepared and checked regularly. Pacific Center visa layers and agents to make sure information we give you are accurate and up to date.

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  • How to apply for work visa?
  • Work visa conditions?
  • How long you can stay on work visa?
  • Requirements to apply for employer sponsored visa.
  • How to become sponsor for work visa?
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FAQ WORK VISA & EMPLOYER SPONSORED VISA SUB-CLASSES

What is SAF Levy – what is it and why do I need to pay this?Director, CRM – Australia2020-04-23T01:26:04+00:00

SAF Levy was introduced to immigration last year, this is a fund which contributes to the training of Australian Citizens & Permanent Residents whilst hiring foreign employees. This is a required fee to be paid by sponsors only.

Can I change employer on a 186 visa?Director, CRM – Australia2020-03-27T03:18:51+00:00

Once your 186 visa is granted, you have full permanent residency rights and therefore have no enforceable obligation that prevents you from changing your employer or your role. However your employer has right and obligation to inform Immigration department about it and that can start further investigation.

If you visa is not granted yet, changing employer will mean new nomination and new application.

Is Visa 186 permanent residency?Director, CRM – Australia2020-03-27T03:15:00+00:00

Yes, 186 visa it is permanent visa. Once granted, it allows the holder (and any family members included in the application) to: stay in Australia indefinitely.

Can I extend 457 OR 482 TSS visa?Director, CRM – Australia2020-03-27T03:13:24+00:00
You can not extend 457 or 482 visa, but in some situations you can apply again for next visa.
If you are granted a 457 visa after 18 April 2017 off the STSOL list, it can only be granted for 2 years. There will be one (only) further extension allowed after that for another 2 years. … You will be able to be apply for a permanent 186/187 visa after 3 years on a 457 visa if that company decides to nominate you.
If your occupation make you eligible under the short-term stream then maximum time period that your TSS visa will be approved for is two (2) years and you can not apply again.. If your occupation makes you eligible under the medium-term stream, then the maximum time period that your TSS visa will be approved for is four (4) years and you can apply again for 2nd 482 visa.
What tasks and positions can I assign to the employee?Director, CRM – Australia2020-03-25T06:39:50+00:00

457/482 visa holder employees must work in the occupation for which your business has nominated them. For example, if your business has nominated the employee as a Software Engineer, the employee must only work as, and perform duties of, a Software Engineer.

When must a subclass 457/482 visa holder start working?Director, CRM – Australia2020-03-25T06:35:39+00:00

Once the 457/482 visa has been granted, an employee must start employment with the sponsor either within 90 days of arrival in Australia, or within 90 days of the grant of visa if they are already in Australia at the time of grant.

If the employee is already a 457/482 visa holder when approaching you, and was previously sponsored by another employer on this visa, the employee does not need another 457/482 visa but is only permitted to start employment with your business after the nomination for the relevant position within your business is approved.

How long can a subclass 457 or 482 visa holder stay unemployed?Director, CRM – Australia2020-03-25T06:33:51+00:00
Employers may be approached by job candidates who are already 457/482 visa holders. In some circumstances, employers may need to lodge its nomination quickly to protect their desired job candidates from any breach of visa conditions. This means that the new employer must lodge a new nomination application before the end of the maximum unemployment period. The period permitted varies as follows:
  • for visas granted before 19 November 2016 – maximum of 90 consecutive days
  • for visas granted on or after 19 November 2016 – maximum of 60 consecutive days
Is 457 and 482 visa the same?Director, CRM – Australia2020-03-25T06:32:23+00:00
Pretty much, however…
On 18 March 2018, the Federal Government introduced the Subclass 482 Temporary Skill Shortage Visa, which was designed to take over the Subclass 457 Temporary Skilled Visa. This means that employees holding a subclass 457 visa would have applied for their visas before the subclass 482 visa was introduced.
How long is a 482 visa valid for?Director, CRM – Australia2020-03-24T08:20:01+00:00
How long is a 482 visa valid for?

If your occupation make you eligible under the short-term stream then maximum time period that your TSS visa will be approved for is two (2) years. If your occupation makes you eligible under the medium-term stream, then the maximum time period that your TSS visa will be approved for is four (4) years.

Can we extend 482 visa?Director, CRM – Australia2020-03-24T08:19:16+00:00
Renewal of the subclass 482 visa

In certain cases, applicants may be restricted in the number of times they can renew a TSS visa whilst onshore. If you apply for a TSS visa under the short-term stream, you can renew your visa onshore once only (exceptions apply).

Can TSS 482 apply for PR?Director, CRM – Australia2020-03-24T08:17:51+00:00
482 Visa to Permanent residency

You will be eligible for PR when/if: You have worked for the same sponsor for three years on your TSS visa. You have worked in the same occupation for the three years. You are under 45 years of age at the time of lodging your permanent residency visa.

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