Business Visa Options

Please select an option that best describes your needs

Recommended Visa

Subclass 482

Suitability

Ongoing full-time work assignments in Australia by direct employer or by third party (in excess of 6 months)

The TSS program subclass 482 provides access to a global workforce to quickly fill skilled positions to meet business goals. You may be looking to expand your current business operations, facilitate an intercompany transfer or look to fill a skilled position that cannot be filled by the local Australian market.

Timeframe

Before we lodge your application

The sponsoring business undertakes Labour market testing and preparation of supporting documents, this may take up to 28 days. The review and lodgement of application will take between 1-4 days

After we lodge your application

Home Affairs assessment and processing time to finalise the application 1-61 days

Cost

The cost of the visa application can vary considerably depending on the size of a business, the applicant’s current visas status, occupation and if they have any family members migrating as well. Most cost between $2,500 – $10,000.

A mandatory LEVY must be paid for all nominated positions known as the Skilling Australians Fund SAF;

  • Businesses with turnover less than $10M – $1,200.00 AUD per year
  • Businesses with turnover more than $10M – $1,800.00 AUD per year

Workforce Factors

Visa holders are usually degree qualified with at least 2 years of relevant work experience.

They are required to meet English language health and character requirements.

Key Considerations and Compliance

For your business:

Either lawfully operating in Australia or do not have a current entity in Australia but looking to establish a business in Australia.

Alternatively where business do not have an entity in Australia or do not wish to employ staff directly we can on-hire and outsource the employment of your international workforce.

For the position:

There is a genuine need for proposed position is contained in the Department of Home Affairs current occupation list.

Terms and conditions of employment and salaries are above $53,900 per annum and no less favourable than an Australian undertaking the same position.

As part of your recruitment porcess, the business has advertised the position in the past 4 months for at least 28 days but been unsuccessful in securing an Australian for the position.

Recommended Visa

Subclass 482 (on-hire)

Suitability

Ongoing full-time work assignments in Australia by direct employer or by third party (in excess of 6 months)

The TSS program subclass 482 provides access to a global workforce to quickly ll skilled positions to meet business goals. You may be looking to expand your current business operations, facilitate an intercompany transfer or look to fill a skilled position that cannot be filled by the local Australian market.

Timeframe

Usually most applications are finalised and processed within 1-61 days.

Cost

The cost of the visa application can vary considerably depending on the size of a business, the applicant’s current visas status, occupation and if they have any family members migrating as well. Most cost between $2,500 – $10,000.

Workforce Factors

Visa holders are usually degree qualified with at least 2 years of relevant work experience.

They are required to meet English language health and character requirements.

Key Considerations and Compliance

For your business:

Either lawfully operating in Australia or do not have a current entity in Australia but looking to establish a business in Australia.

Alternatively where business do not have an entity in Australia or do not wish to employ sta directly we can on-hire and outsource the employment of your international workforce.

For the position:

There is a genuine need for proposed position is contained in the Department of Home Affairs current occupation list.

Terms and conditions of employment and salaries are above $53,900 per annum and no less favourable than an Australian undertaking the same position.

As part of your recruitment process, the business has advertised the position in the past 4 months for at least 28 days but been unsuccessful in securing an Australian for the position.

Recommended Visa

Subclass 400

Suitability

Short–term work projects less than 6 months

A solution for businesses needing to mobilise employees quickly and for a short project is the visa subclass 400. Typically, this visa will be used for management, professional and technicians and trades position that cannot be filled by an Australia for a short and specialised project.

Timeframe

Before we lodge your application

Preparation and lodgement of application 1-5 days

After we lodge your application

Home Affairs assessments and processing time to finalise the application 1-61 days

Cost

Visa costs start from $1385.

Key Considerations and Compliance

  • Highly skilled worker can enter and work in Australia for a period of up to 3 months (6 months with a solid business case).
  • Work assignments are senior or skilled roles.
  • Visa holders can be paid from Australia or an overseas entity or business.
  • The overseas worker must be outside of Australia at the time of lodging the visa application.
Recommended Visa

Subclass 600

Suitability

The business visitor visa subclass 600 allows business travellers to fly into Australia quickly to undertake business related activities. This visa is for anyone looking to visit Australia for business activities but not work. For example to attend a meeting, negotiate a contract, attend a seminar, event or conference.

Timeframe

Before we lodge your application

Preparation and lodgement of application 1-5 days

After we lodge your application

Home Affairs assessment ad processing tome to finalise the application 1-16 days

Cost

Visa costs start from $800.

Key Considerations and Compliance

  • Visa holders must not undertake activities which
    would usually be considered work in Australia.
  • The visa can be granted for 12 months and visa holders can enter Australia for a period of up to 3 months per visit.
Recommended Visa

Subclass 417/462

Suitability

Work and travel in Australia for 1-2 years. Work for one employer for 6 months.

Specific passport holders who are under the age of 31 or under the age of 35 if a Canadian passport holder can gain great work experience working for employers for up to 6 months whilst they also travel and enjoy Australia as the holder of either a visa subclass 417 or 462.

Timeframe

Before we lodge your application

Preparation and lodgement of application 1-5 days

After we lodge your application

Home Affairs assessment and processing time to finalise the application 1-14 days

Cost

Visa costs start from $1000.

Key Considerations and Compliance

  • On grant, visa holders can enter and work in Australia for a period of up 12 months and work for an employer for up to 6 months.
  • Your business or a third party can employ the visa holder.
  • There are no restrictions regarding the type of role or nature of work to be undertaken.
  • The visa is valid for 12 months from entry and an additional year can sometimes be granted if you work in a regional area for 3 months.
  • Applicants coming from certain countries may be required to show evidence of funds.
  • Some applicants may be required to provide police checks or undertake a medical examination.

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