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457 Visa, Work in Australia

A program for employers to sponsor approved skilled workers to work in Australia on a temporary visa. Employers can nominate a number of positions for different occupations under the same sponsorship application. This visa is for employers who would like to employ overseas workers to fill nominated skilled positions in Australia.

How Can I Get A Visa? (Subclass 457 Business-Long Stay Visa)

To qualify for a 457 visa, applicants must have an employer who is willing to sponsor them. There are three steps in the visa application process:

1. Sponsorship

Employers must seek and obtain approval to sponsor and recruit overseas workers. A business will be approved for a specified number of overseas workers over a 2 year period.

2. Nomination

Employers must nominate each of the positions they wish to fill with an overseas worker. The nomination must relate to an occupation which meets a minimum skills threshold covering managerial, professional, associate professional and trade occupations. The nominated position must also be paid a minimum salary level as specified in a Gazette Notice.

3. Visa Application

The overseas workers identified to fill the vacancy must apply for a 457 visa to enter and remain in Australia. The applicant must demonstrate they have skills to match the nominated position and must be offered employment at not less than the salary indicated in the nomination application.

The applicant is also required to satisfy certain health and character requirements to meet the 457 visa criteria.

What can I do with this Visa?

  • With this visa those people from overseas can:
  • Work in Australia for a period of between one day and four years.
  • Bring any eligible secondary applicants with them to Australia secondary applicants can work and study.
  • After entering Australia, have no limit on the number of times they travel in and out of Australia.

Nomination & Visa Application (Subclass 457):

Visas Simply as a company is regulated by the Australian government OMARA. We have unmatched Australian immigration experts who will employ their best practices and give best services to you. There are various types of Skilled Work Visas for Australia. That is why it gets very confusing to determine the appropriate visa for your situation because it gives you so many options to choose and eligibility factors to consider. Like some of them require state government sponsorship, some are only for people who have studied in Australia, some are for people who have family members in Australia who could sponsor them, some have a ‘points test’. Our qualified Registered Migration Agent will make it easy for you as they will review your profile in detail to ensure that you have the appropriate visa for your situation. By using their expertise they will give excellent visa advice and support for your complete Nomination & Visa Application (Subclass 457) process. Visas Simplys service fee for Nomination & Visa Application (Subclass 457) Visa is $2200 and Australian government visa fees will depend on what type of visa you are eligible for. If the Free Assessment results indicate that you are not eligible for a Nomination & Visa Application (Subclass 457) Visa, we will recommend an alternative visa you.

Standard Business Sponsorship (Subclass 457):

Visas Simply as a company is regulated by the Australian government OMARA. We have unmatched Australian immigration experts who will employ their best practices and give best services to you. There are various types of Skilled Work Visas for Australia. That is why it gets very confusing to determine the appropriate visa for your situation because it gives you so many options to choose and eligibility factors to consider. Like some of them require state government sponsorship, some are only for people who have studied in Australia, some are for people who have family members in Australia who could sponsor them, some have a ‘points test’. Our qualified Registered Migration Agent will make it easy for you as they will review your profile in detail to ensure that you have the appropriate visa for your situation. By using their expertise they will give excellent visa advice and support for your complete Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme Visa process. Visas Simplys service fee for Standard Business Sponsorship (Subclass 457) Visa is $3500 and Australian government visa fees will depend on what type of visa you are eligible for. If the Free Assessment results indicate that you are not eligible for a Standard Business Sponsorship (Subclass 457) Visa, we will recommend an alternative visa you.