Australia Subclass 457 Visa


The Subclass 457 Visa is a work permit for professionals from foreign countries. This visa is intended for qualified international professionals who are sponsored and appointed to work in Australia on a Temporary Basis.

An enterprise/community or agency of government may sponsor a skilled worker on the condition that they are unable to find a competent Australian citizen or a trained permanent resident to fill the vacancy on the list of consolidated sponsored professions.

Program Details

Steps of a Subclass 457 Visa

The core steps in the recruitment of an expert under Subclass 457 are:

  • The employer submits an application as a sponsor of the applicant
  • The employer chooses an appropriate position
  • Application by the employee

An employee requests a visa Applications/forms for any of these three stages and can be simultaneously submitted.

Eligibility Criteria

Visa Eligibility
  • Your employer is obliged to sponsor you to complete the qualification position.
  • You must have the skills, qualifications, experience, and jobs that meet your job requirements.
  • You have to show your English language skills
  • You must be entitled to any relevant license or registration required for the proposed position
  • Health insurance is mandatory

Required Visa Documents

  • Forms
  • Documents about your profession and your skills
  • Documents for identity verification
  • Health and Character Documents

Benefits of Program

Visa Features

This Australia Skilled Temporary Business Visa allows the holder to do the following:

Special Notes

1. A foreign expert is the principal person sponsored or Primary Applicant

2. Dependents who apply for the primary sponsored person are the subsidiary sponsors

Country Profile

Australia is a country that welcomes several persons to it's aboard and owing to the excellent conditions of living and staying there; many people strive to get there.

Some of these factors are what should drive you into considering Australia as a place to visit:

  • Top-notch health care benefits
  • Excellent working conditions
  • Studying in one of the best institutions
  • Accessible social security benefits
  • Can be accompanied by your family
  • And lots more

Visa Fee & Processing Time

Payment for the principal visa application: 1060 USD

An additional charge of 18 years and over: 1060 USD

Additional Applicant Claims under 18: 265 USD

Temporary fee for temporary payment: 700 USD

The visa processing time is from 1 month to 3 months. (Depends on Embassy)

Process Flow Chart


How Opulentus Can Help You?

Opulentus can give you the necessary assistance that you need to ease up the application process. Approach us today and see why thousands of people trust us at a time by applying for different Immigration Visas through us.

Let us guide you on Immigration Services either for Work Visa, Dependent Visa, Investor Visa or any other Immigration Service.

We can give you the necessary assistance that you need to ease up the application process. Try us today and see why more than 5000 people trust us at a time by applying for different countries visa through us.

Opulentus Fees, Cost and Refund Policy

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Opulentus Services

  • We take every step with you, guiding and giving you advice to get the best possible documentation till you get your visa.
  • We provide you with all the information there is to process your application.
  • Visa documentation
  • Once you sign the service agreement copy, we give you the document checklist and provide you with information on what to do and you’re other options.
  • We give you other document samples and guide you on how to fill it
  • We will correspond with the Department for you when necessary

Note that each country has the own documentation service and process. Kindly refer to your Service Agreement for more details.

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