For certain applicants, if you hold a short term TSS 482 visa, you may be eligible for the Transition Residency Temporary stream Visa subclass 186 (permanent residency).

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The Employer Nomination Scheme subclass 186 Visa is popularly referred to as the “ENS visa”. The ENS 186 is an attractive Australian Permanent Resident visa. Australian Employers can nominate skilled workers.

The ENS subclass 186 visa involves a two stage process:

  1. Nomination by an Australian employer
  2. A Subclass 186 visa application by the skilled worker

Follow the links below to learn more about the subclass 186 ENS visa.

ENS 186 - the three streams

ENS 186 - the two stages: Nomination and Visa Application

Advantages of the ENS 186 visa

Advantages of the ENS 186 visa - Temporary Residence Transition stream

ENS 186 - Nomination Requirements

ENS 186 - Market Salary Requirements

ENS 186 - Genuine Position Requirements

ENS 186 - Training Requirements

No Payment for Sponsorship for an ENS 186 visa

Common issues for the ENS 186 visa

Do I need help with an ENS 186 visa?


Latest changes on Short Term TSS 482 Visa holder to Permanent Residency 186 Visa:



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