Australia Sponsorship Visa

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The Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) is currently the most common pathway of business sponsorship for overseas workers. 457 visa applicants must have an employer willing to sponsor them as part of the visa application process. Employers must meet specific Sponsorship and Nomination criteria before the prospective employee can apply. Applicants must meet specific criteria for the visa part of the application. View a brief overview of the requirements for both parties.

Your Sponsoring Company Must be

  • Australian business that has been operating for more than 12 months;
  • Australian start-up business, registered less than 12 months ago;
  • Overseas business, looking to set up a branch in Australia.

The visa lasts for up to 4 years for established business operating for more than 12 months and up to a year for start up companies that are newly registered. The current processing time is from 5 working days for approved sponsors and up to 2 months for new sponsors.

Dependent family members can be included on your visa. They will be allowed to work or study during the validity of your visa.

Contact our sponsorship visa team today! Visa First guarantees you the lowest fees on your visa application and professional service guarantee. Our specialists will advise you which sponsorship option will suit you best. We will be able to help you arrange all stages of your application. Feel free to fill in our free assessment form and we will contact you if you are eligible to apply.

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Trust the legitimate company with more than 10 years of processing Australian visas! Registered with the Migration Agents Registration Authority under number 1001083, Visa First will process your application according to the code of conduct set by the authority. We will apply for your visa only if we are sure your application meets the criteria!

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  • Complete pack to start your life in Australia.
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  • Access to our Migration consultants to help extend your stay in Australia.

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Carl Batchelor

Hi, My name is Carl Batchelor, I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Annie Rogers who helped me through the process of obtaining my Australian Working Holiday Visa. I am writing this letter of reccomendation to Visa First to highlight the positive customer service and care I recieved by Annie. She was patient, polite and very informative and I hope this letter goes a small way of thanking her and also bringing to your attention what a star you have in your team. I am a very happy customer and would definately recommend your services to friends and family. Many Thanks Carl Batchelor

Fiona

Hi Liz, Hope you are feeling better, thanks for your e-mail it was a great surprize I was delighted to hear that I have been granted my visa and that I can stay in Oz with my boyfriend Dwayne. We are going into our summer at the moment and the weather is great, I hear ye have a lot of flooding at home peoples houses destroyed and others living in fear of flooding. I hope you do not live near any of the flooding.

Ellie and Cameron

Hi Karen, I would like to extend my thanks to you for an outstanding job, for following up and executing a remarkable delivery of the two visa’s - a job very well done, you have 2 very happy customers! I love dealing with your company. Many thanks as always

Demi Spencer

To whom it may concern, Our company has been working with Visa First for the last year. Debbie Ivins has been our point of contact. She is very fast and efficient with dealing with any requests and has been very helpful and knowledgeable with any of our visa queries we may have. We will continue to use Visa First in the New Year and would recommend their services to anyone with visa requirements.

Janet

Hi Debbie/ Declan, Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart! My boys are jumping around and hugging me haha. All the stress and uncertainty has now been worth it. I have just rang Mary and explained to her we dont need the 457 visa now and she is fine. Happy for us and there is still a job there for me if I want it. Champagne in the fridge for dinner this evening. Thanks again for all your hard work. Kind Regards, Janet

Laura Magan

Dear Management, I would like to take this opportunity to commend the service we have received during our Skilled Visa process with Visa First, but particularly on the hand delivered service by Amanda Carter. She has been nothing but helpful, informative, responsive and professional. In all our dealings with her she has always taken the time to answer our questions and queries fully and promptly. She has a very friendly and positive attitude making the whole process a positive experience. I think employees and people like her deserve a thank you and more importantly recognition. Hard work, thoroughness and ability are part and parcel of her way of dealing with her clients. Thank you, Laura Magan

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