The Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186) visa lets skilled workers whom their employer nominates to live and work in Australia permanently.  While the general age requirement for this visa is that applicants must be under 45 years old at the time of application, several exceptions can allow some workers, including medical practitioners, to qualify for the visa – even after reaching 45.

Basic Eligibility includes:

  • Having the necessary skills for the job
  • Be nominated by an Australian employer
  • Meeting the Australian Department of Home Affairs’s health & character requirements

There are two main streams for this visa application:

It’s crucial to review the specific eligibility criteria for the visa subclass you are applying for and any updates or changes to immigration policies.  For the most accurate and up-to-date information, refer to the official website of the Department of Home Affairs or contact us to put you in touch with a dedicated immigration professional who can provide guidance based on the latest policies and regulations.