Employer Nominated Visa Comparison Chart for Registered Nurses

Employer Nominated Visa Comparison Chart Registered Nurses

It’s often difficult to weigh up the pros and cons of applying one type of visa over another.  The information provided below is not intended to be used as migration advice. The information is intended to highlight some of the non-migration related issues that may influence which visa you apply for. 

Subclass 482 (TSS)

Temporary Skills Shortage visa

Snapshot

  • Temporary work visa
  • Granted for 1 to 4 years
  • No Medicare
  • Reciprocal Health Cover for eligible passport holders
  • No free schooling at State Schools – contribution of $4000 per family unit required, unless financial hardship can be proved
  • No automatic pathway to PR
  • Evidence of English ability required
  • Minimum 2 years’ post qualification work experience as a Registered Nurse required

Sponsor Fees

  • Government Nomination Fee – $330
  • Skilling Australian Fund Levy – payment of $1800 for each year RN is nominated AND paid upfront at time of lodgement

Visa Applicant Fees

Government fees:

  • Main applicant – $2690
  • Partner/Spouse – $2690
  • Child 18 years or over – $2690
  • Child under 18 years – $675

Labour Market Testing

Compulsory

Subclass 494

Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa

Snapshot

  • Provisional residence visa
  • Granted for 5 years
  • Medicare available
  • Free schooling for children at State schools
  • Independent pathway to PR after 3 years working for employer sponsor in a regional area (subclass 191 visa)
  • ANMAC Skills Assessment required
  • Evidence of competent English required
  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience as a Registered Nurse required

Sponsor Fees

  • Government Nomination Fee – Nil
  • Perth RCB Fee – $200 / Goldfields RCB Fee – $440
  • Skilling Australian Fund Levy – $5000

Visa Applicant Fees

Government fees:

  • Main applicant – $4115
  • Partner/Spouse – $2060
  • Child 18 years or over – $2060
  • Child under 18 years – $1030

Labour Market Testing

Compulsory

Subclass 186

Employer Nomination Scheme visa

Snapshot

  • This visa is often offered to Registered Nurses who have worked for their employer sponsor on a subclass 482 visa for at least 3 to 4 years. (subclass 186 – Temporary Residence Transition Stream)
  • Permanent residence visa
  • Medicare available
  • Free schooling for children at State schools
  • ANMAC Skills Assessment required for the subclass 186 direct entry stream
  • Evidence of competent English required
  • Minimum 3 years’ post qualification work experience as an Registered Nurse required en

Sponsor Fees

  • Government Nomination Fee – $540
  • Skilling Australian Fund Levy – $5000

Visa Applicant Fees

Government fees:

  • Main applicant – $4115
  • Partner/Spouse – $2060
  • Child 18 years or over – $2060
  • Child under 18 years – $1030

Labour Market Testing

Recommmended

This page provides a brief snapshot only of the above visa types and must not be relied on as migration advice.

You are most welcome to call Carol-Ann Lynch (MARN 0320658) or Jenny Liu  (MARN 1911111) on 08 9429 8860 if you have any questions about Employer Nominated Visa’s for Nurses.

or you may prefer to call us on…

+ 61 8 9429 8860

available from 9:00 – 5.00pm (AWST)

Address 803A Wellington Street, West Perth, WA. 6005

Email info@easivisa.com

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