This visa lets a skilled worker travel to Australia to work in their nominated occupation
for their approved sponsor (employer) for up to four years.
Before an employee can apply for a Subclass 457 visa, he /she should have an employer who
is a standard business sponsor and also have applied for a nomination with DIBP for the
Employers who already known eligible sponsor (standard business sponsor) can file for the
nomination for the employee and once the nomination is approved the applicant will have to
lodge the visa application within 6 months.
Employers, who are not eligible sponsors, should apply to become one first and then file for
employee nominations. Sponsorship and Nomination applications can also be made simultaneously.
There are many obligations for an employer to become a business sponsor and to nominate
an employee.Employer is required to meet the requirements set by the department of
immigration for an eligible sponsor based on the business tenure, critical requirement of
positions, training benchmarks, if they have checked that there are no Australian citizens/PR
holders available to occupy these positions, the salary being offered to the nominating
employee and many other requirements.
The following are the benefits of this visa:
You might be able to get this visa if you:
Y-Axis Process Includes:
Professional guidance and advice provided in preparing petition for Employer Eligible sponsor application, Employer nomination application & Applicant visa application.