Migrants with overseas qualifications and experience can apply to work in Australia under a skilled migrant visa. The nominated occupation needs to be on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL), the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL), the Regional Occupation List (ROL) or the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) ROL List, depending on which visa you are applying. The applicant’s relevant skills need to be assessed at the time of application.
AETC can assist applicant who requires skills assessment as part of the visa application by guiding you through the relevant assessing authority’s requirement.
This visa is a permanent resident visa that allows overseas skilled workers to work in Australia. There are two process stages for this visa: nomination by an approved Australian employer, followed by an application under the nominated stream.
There are three streams under this ENS visa:
This permanent visa allows skilled workers and New Zealand citizens with nominated skills to live and work permanently anywhere in Australia.
There are three streams under 189 visa:
The visa is for skilled workers not sponsored by an employer or nominated by a state or territory government.
This visa allows eligible New Zealand citizens who have demonstrated commitment and contribution to Australia live and work in Australia permanently.
This visa allows eligible Hong Kong SAR or British National (Overseas) passport holder who have demonstrated commitment and contribution to Australia, live and work in Australia permanently.
This is a permanent resident visa for skilled workers nominated by an employer or nominated by a state or territory government.
This temporary visa helps employers fill the labour shortages in Australia by bringing in qualified workers when employers can not find suitable skilled Australian workers.
There are three streams under this TSS visa:
This temporary visa is for international students who have recently graduated from an Australian education institution.
There are two streams for this visa:
This stream is for international students with an eligible qualification related to an occupation on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skill List (MLTSSL). The visa for this stream is granted for 18 months.
This stream is only for international students who graduated with a higher education degree from an Australian education provider. The first student visa must be granted on or after 5 November 2011. The visa for this stream is granted between two and four years, depending on the qualification.
This temporary visa allows eligible skilled workers nominated by a state or territory government to live and work in regional Australia.
This temporary visa enables regional employers to address identified labour shortages within their region by sponsoring skilled workers where employers can’t source an appropriately skilled Australian worker. There are two process stages for this visa: nomination by an approved Australian employer and an application under the nominated stream. The applicant’s suitable skills need to be assessed at the time of application.
There are three streams under this 494 visa:
This is a permanent resident visa for skilled workers who have lived for at least two years and worked full-time for at least one year in a specified regional area of Australia.