The Employer Nomination Scheme is a permanent residence visa meant for skilled workers who wish to work in Australia under one of the following streams:
The Temporary Residence Transition stream is meant for subclass 457 visa holders who have already worked for two years, in the same occupation with their nominating employer, who now wants to offer them a permanent position in that occupation.
Direct Entry Stream is meant for individuals who:
The Agreement stream is for meant for individuals sponsored by an employer through a labour agreement.
Note: You must be outside Australia while applying for this visa type or if you are applying from within Australia you must hold a valid substantive or a bridging visa.
The Employer Nomination Scheme visa has some basic requirements, which must be fulfilled to migrate under this visa category. Before applying make sure that you:
This visa allows you and any dependent family members included in your visa application to live as permanent residents in Australia.