Employer Nomination Scheme Visa (Subclass 186) – Labour Agreement Stream

The Subclass 186 Visa under the Labour Agreement Stream is designed for skilled workers nominated by their employer to live and work in Australia permanently, specifically under the terms of a labor agreement. This visa provides numerous benefits, including indefinite stay in Australia, work and study opportunities, enrollment in Medicare, sponsorship eligibility for relatives, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can include eligible family members such as your partner and dependent children.

This visa allows indefinite stay in Australia.

Some applicants may be required to undergo a skills assessment, but only if requested.

If the labor agreement ends, you should consult with the Department of Home Affairs for guidance on your visa status.

There is no cost to nominate someone for this visa if the position is located in regional Australia. For positions outside regional areas, a fee of AUD540.00 is required, along with the Skilling Australians Fund levy.

Employers must offer terms and conditions for the nominated position that are equivalent to those for Australian citizens or permanent residents doing the same work.

Permanent residence is available if it is included as an option in the negotiated labor agreement.

Currently, there are no frequently asked questions available for the Aged Dependent Relative Visa (Subclass 114).