Australian Department of Home Affairs accepts the following English language tests:
– International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
– Occupational English Test (OET)
– Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT)
– Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic
– Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test (also known as Certificate in Advanced English).
Have a look to compare the results required for different tests.
First of all – it’s called Skilling Australians Fund Levy, not Skilling Australia Fund Levy – it’s about training Australian citizens, not the country as such, but – do we really care how is it called. What we are interested in is how much a nominator for a visa would have to pay and why? Check this article to learn more.
TSS to PR. One of the most common pathways is for medium-term TSS visa holders to apply for permanent residency via the Temporary Residence Transition (TRT) stream. Depending on your postcode, you can apply for Employer Nominated Scheme (ENS) or subclass 186, if your postcode is Metropolitan Australia, or Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) visa (subclass 187) if your postcode belongs to regional Australia. There are also other options available.
Australia Work Permit 😃 Australia has a unique way of dealing with foreign non-citizens who take on certain occupations in the country 👍 Most of the other countries require a work permit from foreign nationals before they can find employment in their areas of jurisdiction. This is on top of the visa. Not in Australia – the Government does not issue work permits per se, they issue certain types of visas that have work rights.
You need a working visa Australia if you are a skilled individual willing to commence work in Australia 💪 Are you a skilled person, boasting of a university degree from a reputable school in your country and have worked in some blue chip companies at home but suddenly found yourself without work? 👋 Then Australia is for you. If you have the work experience that the states or territories in Australia are looking for – more so if you have the required qualifications – your prospects for employment here could not be brighter.
Apply for Australian visa – how to make it right. 8 useful tips from industry insider for successful Australian visa applications: Give due credence to evidence; Check the consistency of your public records and social media posts; Nail that detail; Honesty is the best policy; Accuracy is another important policy; Be neat and orderly; Follow schedules, deadlines and instructions; Hire the services of a migration agency
Adding a newborn baby on 457 visa. There is a policy, which states that a child born in Australia will have the same visa as their parent(s) have. There is no need to apply for a visa, but you’ll have to write to the department for a visa proof. Please keep in mind it works this way only if the child is born in Australia.
There are two types of sponsor obligations for 457 visa (TSS visa). Obligations of employers to 457 visa-holding employees and to the DIBP. Both are important and non-compliance might lead to cancellation of a sponsorship. Check for more details.
Businesses that are employing workers from overseas must check the visa work entitlements of their prospective or current employee. If in doubt it is always the best idea to talk to a professional – a migration agent who can and explain all the conditions of the visa. Give us a call if you need any advice.
The minimum salary for 457 visa holders 2017 is determined by a TSMIT threshold and a market salary rate. Check the article for more details.