Australia offers a number of visas to assist Australian employers who wish to nominate overseas employees where they have not been able to find an Australian to fill the position. Taylor Made Immigration is happy to offer assistance to both employers and employees. Visa options available include the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) and the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) which provide permanent residence to the visa holder.
A Temporary Skills Shortage employer sponsored visa, is also available providing temporary residence options, processing of this option is generally swifter than the visas providing permanent residence.
UPDATE May 2023: The Albanese Government announced that by the end of 2023, Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) short stream visa holders will have a pathway to permanent residency within the existing capped permanent program.
UPDATE May 2023: Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold (TSMIT) from $53,900 to $70,000 from 1st July 2023.
UPDATE July 2022: Permanent residence pathway for Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) subclass 482 visa holders with an occupation on the Regional Occupation List
This page provides a brief overview of the Employer Nominated visas available
The Employer Nominated visas fall within the "SkillSelect" migration program. This option is available to employers who have been unable to source local labour to seek overseas workers to address a skill shortage in their business within Australia. Employer Sponsored Visas (186) enable businesses to employ approved skilled workers from overseas for specified occupations (on a relevant Skilled Occupations list). The RSMS (187) program aims to support employers in regional, remote or low population growth areas, wishing to recruit foreign skilled workers needed to manage and grow their businesses. Taylor Made Immigration is happy to provide assistance to both employers and visa applicants undertaking the visa application process.Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) 482 visa
This Provisional Regional visa commenced on the 16th November 2019. This visa provides a provides a potential pathway to Permanent Residence. These visas require its holders to live and work in regional Australia for a period of at least 3 years, and to meet a number of criteria, prior to applying for permanent residence via this pathway. The pathway to permanent residence, from a 494 visa, requires the eligibility criteria of the Sub Class 191 Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) Visa to be met.