The Global Talent Visa (Subclass 858) is
a streamlined visa program for highly skilled
professionals to move to Australia.

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Happy clients

Successful MRT (now AAT) Decision regarding 457 Visa Sponsorship Sanction and Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) subclass 187 visa for Australian PR

Visa granted on 14 December 2015
Testimonial received 20 January 2016

Dear Chris,

I want to take the opportunity to thank you via this email. I really appreciate your time... Read more

Re: State Nominated subclass 190 visa

Email received on 07 August 2013

Dear Chris and Christine

I would just like to say thank you for your professional conduct in helping me secure my PR for Australia. The experience right from the beginning was dealt with candidly and professionally. You effectively assessed my situation... Read more

Re: RSMS visa application for Registered Nurse Letter received on 15 June 2012

It was only your hard and well organised work, proper guidance and also well planned process for placing our application for RSMS application that we got our residency so quickly.

Name Removed
(Regional NSW, Australia)

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Visa type: Subclass 491
Date of visa application: 20 October 2020
Date of visa grant: 11 December 2020
Occupation: Mechanical Engineer
Passport: India

Profound thanks to Chris, Wendy and Team.

Without the expertise of the team I doubt if I would have made through the legal process of obtaining my 491 visa... Read more

Why Consult an Immigration Lawyer

Are you thinking about making the move to Australia? Many people write their visa applications themselves, only to have their application rejected because they aren't familiar with all the legal requirements. Australia's immigration laws are complicated and always changing and if you get it wrong, you will lose your application fees and you may even be barred from applying again. If you want the best chance of having your Australian visa application approved the first time, you should consult an immigration lawyer in Australia. At Work Visa Lawyers, we give your application the best chance of success.

Work Visa Lawyers is located in Adelaide, South Australia, and we are known for our high visa success rate. We have helped a wide array of individuals and businesses to achieve Australian visas, appeals, and citizenship applications. Our clients include the following:

  • Students
  • Workers
  • Family members of individuals that have acquired permanent Australian citizenship
  • Business or corporations ranging from small to large

We take the utmost care with your matter and are committed to achieving your goals in the fastest timeframe possible. 

Our services include:

  • Visa applications
  • Visa refusal appeals
  • Visa cancellation appeals
  • Administrative Appeals Tribunal hearings
  • Citizenship applications
  • Australian migration advice
Our team of Registered Migration Agents and Immigration Lawyers has over 80 years' experience combined, and would love to help you with your Australian immigration journey.

The Application Process


For most Australian visa applications, we follow the following process:

Pre Visa Application

The first step is a consultation to assess which visa is the best option for you. We will ask you questions about your goals and your pesonal situtation to see which visas might suit you, and whether you can meet their criteria.

We then work with you to collect all the relevant paperwork, write an application for you, and submit it on your behalf - giving your application the best chance of success.

Post Visa Application

Once the application has been submitted, we will follow up with the Australian Government to check on the application's status and keep you informed of its progress.

Final Decision of the Application

After your application has been approved, you must comply with any conditions that attach to the visa. We will explain these to you and anything you need to do to comply with your visa.

We expect your application to be successful but if for any reason it is not, we will explain to you why this has happened and what options are available to you for an appeal or re-application.

Book an appointment with us today and find out how Work Visa Lawyers can give you the best chance of success.

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Chris Jonhston - Principal Lawyer
Chris Johnston, Principal Lawyer

Work Visa Lawyers knows times are tough, but that shouldn't stop you from following your dreams! You can rely on our team of experienced Immigration Lawyers and Registered Migration Agents for all your Australian migration matters. Book an appointment online today to speak with our immigraton experts and make your Australia dream a reality.

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At Work Visa Lawyers we are experienced in assisting applicants in all matters relating to Australian visa applications. Our areas of expertise include Student Visas, Skilled Migration visas, Business visas, Employer-Sponsored visas, Partner, and other Family Migration visas, as well as Migration Review Tribunal, Judicial Review, and Ministerial Intervention. Based in Adelaide South Australia, our Immigration Lawyers and Migration Agents provide migration advice to people and businesses from all over the world.

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