|How It Works
Should you be employed from overseas, your new employer will provide support with your visa, usually by putting you in touch with their migration agent. Otherwise, our migration experts are on hand assist you with your application.
Two forms of visa are commonly used to work in Australia, depending on the length of stay and age of the applicant.
Working Holiday Visa (WHV)
The WHV is appropriate for short-term
contracts where the individual is between 18-30 years of age. The
person is able to stay in Australia for up to 12 months.
Temporary Business - Long Stay
(Otherwise known as the 457)
This is the most commonly used program for
employers to sponsor overseas workers to work in Australia on a
temporary basis. There is no age restriction and individuals can stay
in Australia for up to 4 years. They can then apply for permanent
For detailed information on visa
requirements and permanent residency for Australia, please visit www.immi.gov.au.