Are you an employer trying to bring skilled employees from overseas? Or, do you want to migrate to Australia to work in a skilled occupation or establish a business? If so, we can help.
All visas for entry to Australia are issued by the Australian Government through the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC). Every migrant is subject to DIAC’s policies and procedures. You should confirm your eligibility to migrate on DIAC’s website or seek advice from a registered migration agent.
If your business is in Canberra and you are looking to employ a skilled migrant, the ACT Government as the local Regional Certifying Body (RCB) can help.
Skilled and business people who demonstrate commitment to migrating to Canberra may also qualify for Australian Capital Territory (ACT) nomination to assist you obtaining a visa.
If you are unable to fill skilled positions in your business, you may be able to sponsor overseas workers under the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS). The ACT Government, as the local Regional Certifying Body (RCB) can help. There are three pathways available through this scheme, however the RCB only has a role under the Direct Entry stream.
You may sponsor an employee under this stream if they have worked for you in the nominated position for at least two years on a subclass 457 visa. The employer nomination is lodged with the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) without input from the RCB.
This stream allows you to sponsor an employee who has worked for you for less than two years if the RSMS nomination is assessed by the local RCB as meeting certain criteria. The employer nomination may only be lodged with DIAC with input from the RCB.
This stream is for employees who are sponsored through a labour or regional migration agreement. The employer nomination is lodged with DIAC without input from the RCB.
If you are a successful business person who wishes to establish a new business, invest in an existing business, or invest under the Significant Investor stream, you may be eligible to apply for ACT nomination of your Business Innovation and Investment visa. The ACT Government assists eligible business migrants under the following categories and streams:
If you have an occupation that is in demand in Canberra and you have relevant skills, experience and a commitment to migrating to Canberra, you can apply for ACT nomination of your skilled migration visa. The relevant visa category is Skilled – Nominated (190) visa.
For more information, including guidelines and application forms visit the Canberra. Create your future website .