Permanent Employer Sponsored Visas

The permanent Subclass 186 (ENS) and Subclass 187 (RSMS) visas allow skilled overseas workers to live and work in Australia permanently.

 

The permanent Subclass 186 (ENS) and Subclass 187 (RSMS) visas allow skilled overseas workers to live and work in Australia permanently.

The Subclass 186 and 187 Visas have three streams:
DIRECT ENTRY STREAM: For applicants who are formally qualified or have sufficient experience in an eligible occupation and location.

TRANSITIONAL STREAM: For 457 or TSS 482 Visa holders who have worked for their nominating employer for a minimum of two or three years.

AGREEMENT STREAM: For applicants who are sponsored by an employer under a labour agreement.

SUBCLASS 186 VISA (ENS)

This is a permanent visa for skilled foreign workers who have a nominating employer in Australia.

Applicants can be in or outside Australia when they apply for this visa.

DIRECT ENTRY STREAM (DE)
• Applicants must have an occupation listed on the MLTSSL
• Applicants must be nominated by an Australian employer
• Applicants must perform a Skill Assessment through the authorised assessing authority.

TEMPORARY RESIDENCE TRANSITION STREAM (TRT)
• Applicants must hold a 457 or 482 TSS Visa
• Applicants must be nominated by an Australian Employer
• Applicants may not need to perform a Skill Assessment

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SUBCLASS 187 VISA (RSMS)

This is a permanent visa for skilled foreign workers who have a nominating employer in a regional area of Australia.

Applicants can be in or outside Australia when they apply for this visa.

DIRECT ENTRY STREAM (DE)
This stream is now closed to new applications

TEMPORARY RESIDENCE TRANSITION STREAM (TRT)
• Applicants must hold a 457 or 482 TSS Visa
• Applicants must be nominated by an Australian Employer
• Applicants may not need to perform a Skill Assessment

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How it works

Step 1

Contact us to discuss your eligibility or to find an employer.

Step 2

We assist you to collect the necessary documents.

Step 3

Our agents submit your application to DIBP.

Step 4

Our agents liaise with DIBP until your application is approved.

Need a quote for one of the permanent employer sponsored visas?

If you know what visa application is the best choice for you and you are wondering about our professional fees, request a quote. 

General skilled migration

There are other skilled migration visa option to consider if the 186 or 187 visas do not suit you.

Book a consultation

Not sure where to go from here or if you would even be eligible for an Australian Visa? Speak to an experienced migration agent today.

Find an employer

If you are looking for an Australian employer to sponsor you for permanent residency, go to our current vacancies page to see if we have a suitable position for you.