Temporary Work (Skilled) Visa - Subclass 457
Key requirements for this visa
- Skills Requirement
- The nominated position must meet the minimum skills threshold and relate to an occupation on the relevant list of occupations.
- Wage Requirement
- The nominee must be offered a market salary rate that is greater than the Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold (TSMIT)
- At present the TSMIT is set at $53,900 and is indexed annually.
- To lodge a 457 nomination the employer must be an approved business sponsor or have lodged a sponsorship application.
For certain technical and trade occupations, standard business sponsors are required to test the local labour market prior to lodging a nomination. Sponsors requiring LMT must also provide information about their attempts to recruit Australian workers and that there is no suitably qualified or experienced Australian citizen.
For more information on your chances to migrate under this category, please complete our free online assessment form for us to determine your eligibility.