The Subclass 186 Employer Nomination Scheme visa is a permanent residency visa that requires the sponsorship of a nominating employer. This visa involves a two-step process, firstly, nomination by an approved Australian employer and then an application under the nominated stream.
There are three separate pathways or streams for the 186 visa. Sponsor must nominate the applicant in one of the three streams and meet the requirements of that stream.
1.Temporary Residence Transition (TRT) Stream - If you worked for at least two out of the previous three years (before the nomination is made) in the same position your employer nominated you for while you held your subclass 457 visa as the primary visa holder. Your employer has nominated you for a permanent position under this stream, and the nomination has been approved.
2.Direct Entry (DE) Stream- The Direct Entry stream is for:
You need a positive valid skills assessment in your nominated occupation unless exempted. You should have at least competent English unless holder of a valid passport issued by the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, New Zealand or the Republic of Ireland.
3.Labour Agreement Stream - You might be able to get this visa under the Agreement stream if you are being sponsored by an employer through a labour agreement.
You must meet the health and character requirements in either of the stream.
You can include the following people in your visa application at the time of lodgement:
Australian immigration law is complex and law and procedures change on a frequent basis. We strongly recommend that you contact us to confirm the right process and schedule a consultation with one of our Registered Migration Agents regarding skilled or business migration visas.We have the expertise to secure your visa for you in the quickest possible timeframe.
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