This visa enables employers to address labour shortages by bringing in skilled workers where employers can’t source an appropriately skilled Australian worker.
This is a temporary visa. You must have an approved sponsor and be nominated for the visa. You must meet our English language requirements. You must have the right skills to do the job.
Information is always changing so it’s best to check for updates on the Department of Home Affairs website
Up to 4 years. Hong Kong passport holders may stay up to 5 years
From AUD $2,770
25% of applications: 9 Days
50% of applications: 20 Days
75% of applications: 37 Days
90% of applications: 77 Days
Note: These times will always vary and it’s best to check the Department of Home Affairs website.
Visit Australia to participate in a course of study.
A temporary visa for young people who want to holiday and work in Australia. Usually for up to 12 months and can be extended to a second year visa if you decide to stay.
This visa lets skilled workers, who are nominated by their employer, live and work in Australia permanently.