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Employee Nomination Scheme for skilled workers

Australia is one of the most preferred destination for a good lifestyle. Whether you are looking for a standard of living or want a tangential growth in your career, this country provides ample of opportunities as it has one of the most exuberant economy. The economy of Australia is booming and provides great opportunity for people who have dreams to excel in their career. This country is also a preferred destination for people who want to give an exceptional standard of living to their family, as the country has clean and pollution free environment as well as well managed law and order. There are many more reason for you to migrate to the country of kangaroos.

Government of Australia has also come up with many plans to attract best brains from around the world. The immigration office of Australia invites skilled workers from across the globe under Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186). Under this category of visa, permanent residence visa for skilled workers is granted. It allows you to become the permanent residence as well as work in Australia.

To be eligible to apply for this visa:

  • An approved Australian employer should nominate you.
  • You should be under 50 years or 45 years of age depending on the category through which you want to apply.
  • You should meet the educational qualification and English language requirement.

It should be noted that the length of the stay is permanent. The cost for applying the visa is around AUD 3,670.

Under the Temporary residence Transitions scheme it is mandatory for an applicant to work under the employer who is the resident of Australia for a minimum of two years.

But don’t be perplexed if you haven’t worked under any Australian employer. It is also possible to get the Visa through ENS under Australia direct entry stream visa where it is not necessary to have a two year working experience.

But you need to pass a formal skill assessment.

To be eligible under this category, it is required that you should have a formal qualification.

Also, if you don’t have a formal qualification you should have a qualification through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

It is also beneficial if you have an experience of around 3 years in your occupation.

The skill assessment is done by regional certifying body. The assessment is done in order to scrutinize your nomination by a third party. And also the regional certifying body has the relevant information about the local market and is familiar about the local conditions related to labour market.

Exemption from skill assessment

A certain group of professionals are exempted from skill assessment and requirement of minimum work experience. These are:

  • Academicians nominated by Australian University
  • Personals appointed by Australian Government Scientific agency like scientists, researchers or technical specialists.
  • NZ family members or NZ citizens

The minimum age requirement for direct entry stream visa in Australia is 45 years. However there are also exemptions for a specific class of professionals.