Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (494) -

Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (494)

Employer Sponsored stream

Features

  • be nominated to work in an occupation on the relevant skilled occupation list
  • have at least 3 years relevant work experience in your nominated occupation
  • have a relevant skills assessment, unless an exemption applies
  • work only for your sponsor or associated entity, unless an exemption applies
  • be under 45 years of age, unless an exemption applies
  • meet minimum standards of English language proficiency

If the individual is a citizen of New Zealand, then he/she will be eligible to apply for the Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189) (New Zealand) stream.

Eligibility

The candidate must be having:

  • Be working under a labour agreement
  • Be this age
  • Have relevant skills, qualifications and work experience
  • Have a positive skills assessment
  • Have this level of English language
  • Meet our health requirement
  • Meet our character requirement
  • Not have had a visa cancelled or a previous application refused
  • Have paid back your debt to the Australian government
  • Sign the Australian values statement

Length of Stay

5 years

Cost of Visa

From AUD 4,045

*Credit card surcharge 1.32%

Labour Agreement stream

Features

  • be nominated to work in a specified occupation under the terms of a labour agreement
  • have at least 3 years relevant work experience in your nominated occupation
  • have a relevant skills assessment, if this is specified in the labour agreement
  • work only for your sponsor
  • be under 45 years of age, unless the labour agreement states otherwise
  • meet minimum standards of English language proficiency

Eligibility

The candidate must be having:

  • Be this age
  • Be nominated by an approved sponsor Under 45 years of age at the time of invitation.
  • Have relevant skills, qualifications and work experience
  • Have a positive skills assessment
  • Have this level of English language
  • Meet our health requirement
  • Meet our character requirement
  • Not have had a visa cancelled or a previous application refused
  • Have paid back your debt to the Australian government
  • Sign the Australian values statement

Length of Stay

5 years

Cost of Visa

From AUD 4,045

*Credit card surcharge 1.32%

Subsequent entrant

Features

  • be a member of the family unit of a primary SESR visa holder

Eligibility

  • Be this age
  • Have a family member who is a primary SESR visa holder
  • Be nominated by the primary SESR visa holder’s work sponsor
  • Have this level of English language
  • Meet our health requirement
  • Meet our character requirement
  • Not have had a visa cancelled or a previous application refused.
  • Have paid back your debt to the Australian government
  • Sign the Australian values statement

Length of Stay

5 years

Cost of Visa

From AUD 4,045

*Credit card surcharge 1.32%

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