Work Visa of Australia; its Different Types and Eligibility

Australia Visa 2020

Work Visa of Australia

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

This type of visa helps hire workers by sponsoring them if they are unable to find a qualified Australian resident.
Basic eligibility
You must
• Get nominated by a work sponsor that is approved
• Have a relevant occupation
• Have skills that are suitable for occupation
• Age must be under 45 years
• Have minimum English language proficiency language
Subclass related to this visa
• Employer-sponsored stream
• Labor agreement stream
• Subsequent entrant

Skilled independent visa (Subclass 189)

This type of visa is granted to skilled workers who are invited to work and settle permanently
It depends on the sub-type you select
Subclass related to this visa
• Points-tested stream
• Newzealand stream

The investor visa (Subclass 891)

Individuals who wish to undertake investment or business activities in Australia can use this visa. It allows you to reside in Australia permanently. To apply, you must acquire a visa granted on a particular basis first.
Basic eligibility
You must meet:
• Residence requirement
• Age requirement
• Health requirement
• Business requirement

Employer nomination scheme(subclass 186)

This visa also grants permission to skilled workers, who are nominated or sponsored by their employer, to work and live in Australia permanently.
Basic eligibility
You must:
• Have the necessary skills for the job
• Be nominated by an Australian organization
• Meet the health and character requirements
Subclass related to this visa
• Direct entry stream
• Labor agreement stream
• Temporary residence transition stream

Skilled Nominated visa (Subclass 190)

This visa also allows nominated skilled workers to live and work in Australia permanently.
Basic eligibility
• Be invited to apply
• Have relevant skills
• Be nominated
• Appropriate age
• English language proficiency
• Health and character requirement

Skilled—Recognized Graduate visa (Subclass 476)

This type of visa is specifically for engineering graduates. It allows them to live in Australia for a maximum of 18 months.
Basic eligibility
You must meet the following criteria
• Having engineering qualifications from a specified educational institution within the past two years
• Before the age of 31
• Meet the health and character requirements

Business Talent (Permanent) visa (Subclass 132)

It allows you to establish a new or develop an existing business in Australia.
Basic Eligibility
• Nomination by an Australian territory government agency or state
• Invitation to apply for the visa
• Having the required assets or funding
Subclass related to this visa
• Significant business history stream
• Venture capital entrepreneur stream

Temporary Work (international relations) Visa (Subclass 403)

This visa is granted to people who are visiting Australia temporarily and wish to work in specific circumstances that will result in the improvement of Australia’s international relations.
Basic Eligibility
Each subclass has its particular requirements.
Subclass related to this visa
• Government agreement stream
• Foreign government agency stream
• Domestic worker stream
• Privileges and immunities stream
• Seasonal worker program stream
• Pacific labor scheme stream

Temporary Graduate Visa (Subclass 485)

This type of visa allows students from other countries to live and work in Australia after their graduation.
Basic Eligibility
You must:

• Be under the age of fifty
• Be a holder of an eligible visa
• Have a recent degree or qualification in a course registered by CRICOS
Subclass related to this visa
• Graduate workstream
• Post-Study workstream

Distinguished talent visa (Subclass 124)

This visa grants permanent residence to people who have internationally recognized outstanding achievements in eligible fields.
Basic Eligibility
• A benefit to the Australian community
• ability to establish yourself
• International recognition of achievement
• Be nominated
• Age requirement