Are you a current or recent subclass 457 visa holder?
The Victorian Government offers a streamlined pathway to permanent residency for current or recent subclass 457 visa holders. Applications for this pathway will be processed within two weeks compared to the standard 12 week processing time.
Skilled migrants will need to:
Subclass 457 visa holders can apply online for the streamlined pathway through the Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 visa or the Skilled Regional Subclass 489 visa.
Applicants who wish to be assessed under the 457 pathway should include the following additional documents with their online application form:
Victorian employers can use this streamlined pathway to transition eligible temporary employees who have skills that are in shortage in Victoria, to permanent residency. Find out more on the Temporary Work (Skilled) Subclass 457 Visa page.