Subclass 186 Visa

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Subclass 186 Visa – Direct Entry Stream

The Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) is designed to enable Australian businesses to find skilled workers from overseas for the purposes of filling permanent, full time, skilled positions in their business.

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SUBCLASS 186 VISA – KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Usually, you must be under 45 years of age when you apply (exemptions apply)
  • You must have eligible occupation in the medium-term occupation list
  • You must be nominated for your occupation
  • You must have at least 3 years full time work experience in your nominated occupation
  • You must have a positive skill assessment in your nominated occupation
  • You must pass the health requirement
  • You must pass the character requirement
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SUBCLASS 186 VISA – BENEFITS

  • Stay in Australia permanently
  • Work and Study in Australia
  • Enrol in Australia’s public health care scheme (Medicare)
  • Sponsor your relatives to come to Australia
  • Apply for Australian citizenship
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THE ASSESSMENT PROCESS FOR THE GRANT OF AN ENS VISA COMPRISES TWO DISTINCT STAGES:

  1. Nomination Application: This application is submitted on behalf of the Australian Business and details the terms of the position to be filled. The position must be on the gazetted list of skilled occupations.
  2. Visa Application: This application is submitted on behalf of the visa applicant and dependent family members and addresses the skill, health, character and English language criteria. The ENS visa has one stream for both onshore and offshore application.

SAF LEVY

The SAF Levy is payable at the time of nomination:

The cost of SAF Levy for a small business is AUD $3,000 one-off
The cost of SAF levy for a large business is AUD $5,000 one-off

A business which has a turnover of less than $10 million per year is considered a small business.

SUBCLASS 186 VISA – APPLICATION COST

The visa costs AUD4,045 for the main applicant.

There is also a charge for each family member who applies for the visa with you.

  • Additional applicant over 18 years old: AUD2,025
  • Additional applicant under 18 years old: AUD1,010

For applicants who have turned 18 at the time of application and who are assessed as not having functional English the second instalment is:

  • main applicants AUD9,800
  • secondary applicants AUD4,890.

SUBCLASS 186 VISA – NOMINATION COST

The cost of the nomination is $540.

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Helping People Just Like You

What matters to us most is what our clients have to say about their experience once everything has been resolved. Below are some of the messages we have received from people we’ve represented.

Bastian Alarcón Vergara
Bastian Alarcón V.
I was very satisfied with these guys and how my visa application was handled. We started the process early on together with my sponsor to make sure we had enough time to sort out all the required documents for the application. It only took 6 weeks from the date we applied to get my 482 Skilled Shortage Visa granted which was much quicker than I was expecting. Highly recommended.read more
Ezequiel López Casa
Ezequiel López C.
These Lawyers are fantastic! A special thank you to Kiri. I applied for my partner visa in June 2021 and we were approved January 2022. Kiri and the team at Gold Migration Lawyers were very helpful and down to earth. They made the process very easy. I definitely recommend!read more
Brendon Vuntarde
Brendon V.
Gold Migration have been a pleasure to work with from the day we submitted our application for Partner Visa back in February 2020. They have been very proactive in keeping us up to date and also ensuring that my wife and I had all the information we needed.We both highly recommend Gold Migration Lawyers as they are very good at what they do and are a pleasure to work with.read more
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SP R.
Most importantly, delivered a positive outcome for my 866 application. Highly recommend the service to anyone seeking protection in Australia.
Kasturi Vijayan
Kasturi V.
Gold migration are one of the best lawyers we have ever dealt with. We were in the verge of loosing hope with my husbands 461 visa and they took over the case and among all other lawyers they were the only ones that gave us positive reinforcement. It is a glorious end when my husband got the visa granted this morning after weeks of sleepless night and having so much uncertainty. I can’t thank gold migration lawyers enough for all the work they have done in this process. I would highly recommend them for any of your legal needs. Andreas you are amazing as well as all your team you work with, can’t thank you guys enough.read more
Johan Mitchell
Johan M.
I received the first stage of my partner visa in <11 months. Great service.
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ngoo wei K.
got my visa granted in very short time, very professional and efficiency lawyer, highly recommended.
John Langdon
John L.
If you are looking for professionals who take pride in their work and strive for the best possible outcome, look no further than Gold Migration.They have helped me and my partner obtain a PMV visa in 6 months, a process than can take up 28 months, so the calibre of their standard speaks for itself, I would like to thank you all so much for all of your efforts.read more
Jayden Fisher
Jayden F.
Thank you so much to the team at gold migration for your amazing work, quick responses and professionalism. Without your help I don’t know where we would be right now!Honestly cannot thank you all enough. You’ve made these tough times a lot easier and the future for me and my fiancée much brighter!read more