Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186)

Employer Nomination Scheme

Employer Nomination Scheme visa is a permanent residence visa for overseas skilled workers who are nominated by an Australian employer to work in Australia. There are no geographical restrictions within Australia for workers under Subclass 186 visas. It allows you to work in Australia under one of three streams:

Temporary Residence Transition stream- Applicants who have worked with Australian employer on Subclass 457 visa for the last 2 years are eligible to apply under this category.

Direct Entry stream- This category is applicable for people who have been nominated by their employer under the Direct Entry stream, who have never, or concisely, worked in Australia, temporary residents who do not qualify for the Temporary Residence Transition stream.

Agreement stream- The category is meant for applicants sponsored by an employer through a negotiated official labor agreement.

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Eligibility Criteria for Employer Nomination Scheme Visa

  • Must be nominated by an approved Australian employer in regional Australia within six months before application

  • Must be below 50 years, if you are applying under the Temporary Residence stream, or are below 45 years, if you are applying under the Direct Entry stream

  • Must have required skills and qualifications for the position you have been nominated for – you must hold any mandatory registration, license or professional membership, or you must already be fully assessed as suitable by the relevant body

  • Must have appropriate English language skills for Temporary Residence Transition (TRT) stream and Direct Entry (DE) stream

  • Meet health and character requirements for the visa

Benefits of Australia Immigration

  • Right to live in Australia indefinitely

  • Freedom to work across any state in Australia

  • Freedom to travel across the country

  • Unlimited freedom to pursue higher education

  • Eligible to sponsor relatives for PR

  • Healthcare entitlement & social welfare benefits

  • First home owner grant and high credit rating

Sanctum Consulting Services for Employer Nomination Scheme Visa Process

  • Evaluation of Resume with a detailed Point Assessment Report

  • Complete Documentation Assistance for Skill Assessment if required

  • Assistance in booking slot for IELTS if required

  • Creating an Error Free Online EXPRESSION OF INTEREST Profile

  • Advise the applicant of ongoing requirements with respect to the applicant’s case

  • Assist the applicant in filling All Application Forms

  • Assistance in all visa procedures and ensure that right documents are submitted for the visa

  • Helping with contents on Work Statutory Declaration if required

  • Cases are evaluated and processed as per the updated rules and regulations

  • We keep a track of the applicants profile in Skill Select and update the same as and when required

  • No agreement signed and taken from the customer. We are transparent on what we say, perform, accomplish and support. Our commitments are written in the Invoice.

  • Our charges remain the same for single applicant or applicant with dependents

  • Post Landing Services

Frequently Asked Questions – Employer Nomination Scheme Visa

This visa requires the applicant to complete a skills test and be nominated by an approved Australian employer for a job in Australia without any geographical limitations.

Process time varies from case to case and depends largely on individual circumstances.

Yes, you can apply for Australian PR by including your immediate family members in your application. You must add your family members as your dependents while creating your EOI profile and relevant documents should be presented in their support once your profile is shortlisted for PR application.

Employer Nomination Scheme visa fees starts from AUD 3670.

As there are three subcategories under Subclass 186, the language requirement is different for each category.

As there are three subcategories under Subclass 187, the language requirement is different for each category.