A work permit is a crucial document for foreigners who wish to work abroad. A work visa Australia validates your right to work in this beautiful country. There is a set Australia work visa process to follow depending on the nature of work– skilled worker, specialized worker, short-term trainees, investors to experienced businessmen
Types of Work Permits for Australia
Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) visa – allows skilled workers nominated by their employer to live and work in the country permanently.
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) visa – allows skilled workers nominated by their employer in regional Australia to live and work in the country permanently.
Skilled independent visa – for invited workers and New Zealand citizens with skills Australia needs to live and work permanently anywhere in Australia
Skilled Nominated visa – lets nominated skilled workers live and work in Australia as permanent residents.
Temporary Skill Shortage visa – temporary visa that enables an employer to sponsor a suitable skilled worker when an Australian is not available
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa – temporary visa for skilled workers who want to live and work in regional Australia.
Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa – temporary visa that lets you do short-term, highly-specialized work in the country.
Temporary Work (International Relations) visa – temporary visa to work in particular circumstances that improve Australia’s international relations
Distinguished Talent visa (subclass 858 for applying within Australia or 124 for applying outside of Australia) – permanent visa for people who have an internationally recognized record of outstanding achievement in a profession, sport, the arts, or academia and research.
In addition to these visas, Australia also has a Business Talent (Permanent) visa, which is specifically for establishing or developing a new or existing business in Australia. Read more about this type of visa in the Self-Employment Visas section below.
Work visas exist for the following professions:
- Skilled Workers
- People Participating In Specific Activities
- Highly Specialized Workers
- Trainees, Short-Term
- Experienced Business people
If you are unsure which visa is the most suitable for you, or if you don’t know how to proceed with your application for an Australian visa, contact our immigration professionals today. They will guide you on all the steps you need to take to successfully secure your visa.
The requirements for each visa differ depending on the type you are opting for. For a permanent Australia employee visa, requirements include relevant skill sets, age limits, taxable income and so on. Check the list of Australia Work Visa Requirements:
- Age below 45
- Meet health requirements
- Meet character requirements
- Sufficient English language ability and fluency
- Relevant skills and 3 years of work experience
- Sign Australian values statement
- Read or have been explained the Life in Australia booklet
- Preferably no earlier visa cancellations
Documents For Australia Work Visa
- Valid Passport
- Australian Visa Application form
- Identity photo
- National Identity Card
- Education Certificates
- Evidence of Financial Statements
- Proof of Good Character/Police Certificate
- Company’s Appointment Letter
- Sponsorship Letter (in case of Sponsored Work)
- Visa Payment Receipt
- Employer Letter
- Invitation Letter
Application Process For Australia Work Visa
Step 1 – Submit an EOI
Submit an EOI on SkillSelect, and afterward, you will be nominated by an Australian state or territory government agency and be invited to apply.
Step 2 – Collect your Documents
Gather the appropriate identity documents and prepare your evidence of venture capital funding, assets, business intentions and activities, as applicable.
Step 3 – Apply for your Visa
You can find the application form on ImmiAccount. Your official invitation letter will come with detailed instructions on how to submit your application.
Step 4 – Wait
Once you have successfully submitted your visa application, you will get confirmation that your application and documents were received. Your application can be tracked and managed online via ImmiAccount.
Step 5 – Receive your Result
You will receive the official decision on your visa application request in writing. If approved, you will receive your visa grant number, start date of your visa, and visa conditions, if applicable. If refused, you will get a reason why and whether you have a right to a review of the decision. Keep in mind that your visa application fee will not be refunded if your visa application is rejected.
How ODMIT will help you?
ODMIT offers end-to-end support to help make your application process smoother. Our services include:
- Immigration documents checklist
- Complete application processing
- Forms, documentation & application filing
- Updates & follow up
- Job search services
- Relocation and post-landing support in Canada