Those skilled workers who want to apply for permanent resident visa can apply for the subclass 186 visa. There are three streams under which one can apply for this visa. These are the Temporary Residence Transition stream, the Direct Entry stream, the Agreement stream.
The eligibility factors for the Australia Employer Sub Class 186 visa are as follows:
Those who have the subclass 457 visa and are working in Australia and have at least two years of work experience while having this visa can apply under this stream. They can apply for this visa in the same occupation.
Those who have never worked in Australia are eligible for this stream. Even those people who have worked only for a short duration in Australia are eligible in the stream. Those temporary residents who cannot apply under the Temporary Residence Transition stream can apply under this stream.
People who have received a nomination from an employer vide a formal labour agreement can apply under this scheme.
For the Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186) it is mandatory to get nominated by an employer in Australia. Only after the applicant gets the nomination, he can apply for the subclass 186 visa.
There may be some other formalities that you may have to fulfill as per the stream under which one is applying for the visa. It must be noted that it is mandatory for the applicant to submit a health certificate to give details about his health condition. It is also mandatory to submit a character certificate in order to certify that the person is of good moral character.
There are chances that the person may not get a nomination from an employer, but still he may have the desire to get the visa. Such applicants can then submit expression of interest in the skills select. Prospective employers will view your profile. If they find it appropriate for their company profile, then they may nominate you. Then you can apply for this visa.
In the skills select profile you need to clearly mention about your qualifications, occupation, skills, language results etc. Points are allotted. This point’s allocation is based on different factors like age, qualifications, experience etc. Based on the number of points the applicant gets a ranking in the skills select. When the applicant submits the EOI he has to specify the stream for which his profile needs to be considered.
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