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.

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.

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 Documents

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

Visa Features

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

  • Work and stay in Australia for up to 4 years
  • Accompanied by his/her family
  • There is no travel time limit to and or from Australia

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

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)

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.

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

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