Australia Work Permit 457 Visa
Have a job offer in Australia?, the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) allows skilled workers to come to Australia and work for an approved business for up to four years. You must be sponsored by an approved business. A business can sponsor someone for this visa if they cannot find an Australian citizen or permanent resident to do the skilled work.
This is a sponsored visa. your employer must:
- Become an approved sponsor
- Nominate you for a position
You can apply for this visa at the same time your employer lodges their applications to sponsor and nominate you.
- Travel multiple entry anywhere in Australia
- Work anywhere in Australia for upto 4 years
- Possibly extend
- Apply to switch into a Permanent Residency Program onshore