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Employer Sponsored Migration

Recruiting overseas workers on temporary Visas

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Temporary Work (Skilled) Visa

Subclass 457

If you’re a business looking to recruit overseas workers to fill skilled vacancies or a Visa applicant looking to be sponsored by an Australian business, the Subclass 457 Visa is the most commonly used pathway for employers to sponsor overseas workers on a temporary basis.

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Three-stage
process

With three stages to a 457 Visa application, the process can quickly become overwhelming:

  1. As the employer, you need to apply for approval as a 457 Standard Business Sponsor or have a 457 labour agreement approved .
  2. You must nominate the position for approval by the Department of Immigration.
  3. To apply for the 457 visa, the visa applicant must have the required skills and/or experience to perform the nominated role.

Fast-track the application process

Because every business is different, LRG Lawyers first works to understand your unique operating environment. Then we work in tandem with your business to facilitate the application process. This involves ensuring all required information is submitted at the time of the application. Ensuring you submit the right documentation at lodgement, increases the chances of a favourable decision in the shortest possible timeframe.

With years of experience helping businesses and employees lodge sponsorships, nominations, and 457 Visas, we can quickly assess the eligibility of your business. This involves ensuring the position to be filled is viable, and verifying the skill level, including qualifications and experience, of the overseas worker align with the nominated position.

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The 457 Visa at a glance

The Temporary Work (Skilled) Visa Subclass 457 allows Australian businesses to sponsor skilled workers to work in Australia for up to four years, with the potential to progress to a permanent visa in the future.

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If you’re planning to recruit overseas workers, please get in touch to arrange a consultation with our team of experienced Immigration Lawyers and Migration Agents.

Call: +61 2 8084 2142, or

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