457 Visa Sponsors

Is your business considering becoming 457 Visa Sponsors?

If you are, there’s some simple things you should know. We’ve answered some of the most commonly asked questions we hear from 457 Visa Sponsors. If you’ve got a question that’s not answered, please do let us know!

457 Visa Sponsors’ requirements

To sponsor 457 Visa holders, you will need to satisfy the Australian Government’s requirements. These requirements apply to:

  • The business sponsoring 457 Visa holders. LINK REQ
  • The business’s relationship with sponsored workers. LINK REQ

The requirements are not arduous, but they must be met to become a business sponsor.

The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection must approve your application to become a business sponsor for overseas staff.

457 Visa Sponsors’ Obligations

Info and link to content on 457 Visa Sponsor obligations

Recruit 457 Visa holders

Once you have confirmed that your business meets the requirements to become 457 Visa Sponsors, you’ll need to recruit staff who are eligible for 457 Visas LINK. Our article on recruiting overseas workers LINK has some great information on where to advertise, where to search, and how long the whole process takes; check it out!

Find a migration agent

Information and helpful links for finding a migration agent in Australia.

 

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