Employee Nomination Visa SC 186

Employee Nomination Visa SC 186

The Employer Nomination Visa SC 186 lets individuals live and work in Australia on a visa that is sponsored by an employer. 

It is a Permanent Residence Visa that requires a skilled overseas worker application and a nomination by an approved Australian employer. Applicants can be in Australia or outside the country during their application. 

General Eligibility

  • The applicant must be eligible for the occupations listed on the 186 Visa Occupations List.
  • You must be nominated by an Australian employer.
  • An IELTS or an equivalent score of 6 in each component.
  • Should meet all health and character requirements.
  • The employer can nominate the applicant only when they are unable to find a suitable Australian employee for the respective positions.
  • If the applicant is in Australia, they must hold a Bridging Visa A, B or C. 

 

  • Direct Entry Stream

This visa stream is applicable for skilled workers that have been nominated by an employer.

Eligibility

  • The applicant must be nominated by an eligible Australian employer.
  • Your occupation must be listed on the 186 Occupation List.
  • Should have competent English

Duration

You can work and live in Australia permanently.

  • Labour Agreement Stream

This visa stream lets skilled workers, nominated by an employer, work and live in Australia on a permanent basis. This stream is for workers who currently work or will work for an employer under a Labour Agreement.

Eligibility

  • The applicant must be nominated by an eligible employer.
  • The employer must be under a Labour Agreement.

 

  • Temporary Residence Transition Stream

This visa stream is for skilled workers that have been nominated by an eligible employer letting them work and live in Australia permanently.

Eligibility

  • The applicant must be nominated by an eligible employer.
  • Must hold a 457, TSS or Bridging Visa A, B or C.
  • Should have worked under the employer full-time for at least 3 years.