Employer Nomination Scheme

EMPLOYER NOMINATION SCHEME – Visa Subclass 186

This program allows Australian employers to sponsor employees who are foreign nationals for a permanent visa to work in Australia.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE EMPLOYER NOMINATION SCHEME VISA – 186

The employee can be either a highly skilled temporary resident in Australia or a highly skilled worker from overseas.

Have at least competent English.

EMPLOYER AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE VISA – 186

To participate in the Employer Nomination Scheme visa program, the employer must:

1           Be actively and lawfully operating a business in Australia

2           Have a genuine need for a paid employee in the business

3           Follow all relevant Australian laws and have a satisfactory record of meeting Immigration laws

4           Have met training benchmark requirements

5           Provide the employee with an offer of permanent employment

The nominated position must satisfy the following requirements:

1           The position must be full-time, ongoing a available for at least 2 years

2           Provide working conditions that are no less favourable than those provided under the relevant Australian legislation and awards

3           Be in a highly skilled occupation which is listed on the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL), and it must meet the minimum salary level required under the Employer Nomination Scheme

BENEFITS OF THE EMPLOYER NOMINATION SCHEME SPONSORED VISA

This visa allows you and your dependent family members to live in Australia as a permanent resident