From August 12th 2018, the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) levy commences. This is a fee payable by employers nominating overseas skilled workers for any of the following visas: Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) (subclass 482) Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) (subclass 186) Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) (subclass 187) The SAF levy only applies to TSS, ENS and RSMS nomination applications lodged on […]
On July 1st, a number of changes were made by the Australian Government in relation to Visas. These changes are as follows: Occupation Lists • 36 new occupations available on the STSOL, eligible for 457 and 186 applications • 12 occupations removed from the lists – see http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Work/Work/Skills-assessment-and-assessing-authorities/skilled-occupations-lists/removed-skilled-occupations • Some caveats revised – see complete […]
The team at eVisas are Registered Migration Agents and Lawyers who can assist you with processing a range of Australian visas including employer sponsored visas, skilled visas, family visas and more. Applying for an Australian visa is a very complex matter. Many visa applications fail because the applicant did not fully understand what was required […]
Available for either 3 or 5 years through sponsorship from an eligible child who is an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen. Temporary residents like 457 or student visa holders cannot sponsor parents for this visa. The visa can be extended up to a maximum of 10 years. Eligibility requirements for parents: […]
Visa application fees to increase from 1 July 2017 – the increase is based on the forecast Consumer Price Index (CPI) and rounded to the nearest $5. Some examples of the new fees are – 457 visa application fee increase from $1060 to $1080; Student visa increases from $550 to $560; and subclass 187 increases […]
Great news! Department of Immigration and Border Protection have now confirmed that they had incorrectly reported that from 1 July 2017 subclass 186 and 187 direct entry stream applicants would require three years of skilled work experience.
The government has proposed changes to the citizenship requirements. The changes will firstly have to pass through parliament and if they do, they will effect applications lodged from 20 April 2017.
On Tuesday 18th April 2017, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Immigration Minister Peter Dutton announced changes to 457 Visas and Permanent Visas in Australia. Whilst making these changes, the Federal Government along with industry groups, have acknowledged that Australia needs skilled foreign workers.
Brisbane is the perfect travel destination to visit and experience the best of South East Queensland. Not only is it located right in the middle of the Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast, it has plenty of its own treasures that make is a great place to stay when visiting Australia.
Migration Alliance has released an article on a new and easier student visa system that is expected to be implemented by the middle of next year. Head to the article for more information. Did you know eVisas are one of the few agencies authorised to lodge online offshore student visa applications for India, China, Thailand, and Indonesia. Our […]