Here are the requirements for 457 Visa applicant. At the time of applying they must have the following:

English test Minimum band score Minimum scores for test components
Listening Reading Speaking Writing
IELTS test Overall band score 5.0 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
OET - B B B B
TOEFL iBT Total band score 36 3 3 12 12
PTE Overall band score 36 30 30 30 30
CAE Overall band score 154 147 147 147 147
 

Exemptions to the 457 English requirements:

  • You are a passport holder from Canada, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom or the United States of America
  • You have completed at least five years of full-time study in a secondary or higher education institution where instruction was conducted in English.
  • Overseas worker is paid an annual salary that is more than AUD $96,400.

Higher Requirements than the minimum for some Occupations:

  • You may need a higher English score if it is necessary for your registration or licensing.

 

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