Category Archives: Permanent Residency

  The Subclass 186 Employer Nomination Scheme visa is a permanent residency visa that requires the sponsorship of a nominating employer. There are two separate pathways or streams for the 186 visa. You can satisfy the requirements of either stream before applying for the 186 visa. The streams are called the Direct Entry stream, and the Temporary […]

  Applying for an Australian spouse or de-facto visa, through either the onshore 820/801 visa or offshore 309/100 visa? One common question that we receive is in relation to the evidence that you need to provide. There is quite a bit of information available on the internet in relation to what type of evidence that […]

  The process of reviewing your application and preparing it for lodgement is important. Taking some extra time to properly complete this step can really benefit your application in the following ways: Presenting an organised and concise application can really make life easier for your case officer when he or she assesses your application. And considering […]

  One very common question that I receive from Subclass 457, 186 and 187 visa holders is: I need to leave my employer – what is going to happen? You may want or need to leave your employer for a number of different reasons. The below are just some examples that I have encountered: My employer […]

  You and all adult dependents who are over 18 and are included in your Subclass 186 ENS or 187  RSMS visa application will need to satisfy the applicable English language requirement.   Primary applicant   The threshold English language requirement does vary depending on whether you are applying under the Direct Entry (“DE’) or Temporary Residency […]

  This must be one of the most commonly asked questions that I receive from Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (Subclass 187 visa) applicants: Do I need to stay with my sponsoring employer for 2 years after the visa is approved? , Commitment to work for 2 years from date of visa approval , In the […]

  The 187 RSMS (Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme) and 186 ENS (Employer Nomination Scheme) permanent residency visas have a lot in common. But these are still two different types of visas, and I think that a lot of prospective applicants are confused about which one of these visas is appropriate for them. In this post, […]

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