457 Visa Program and Point Test System for PR

Sponsorship, nomination, and apply visa application is the procedure used in getting this visa. There are two programs under which this visa is given to workers:

  • Standard business sponsorship
  • Labour agreement

Benefits of 457 Visa for Overseas Workers



Acquiring a 457 visa helps overseas workers to live and work in a nominated position from a day to 4 years. Here are the top benefits of 457 visa:

  • Get a pay based on the Australian market standard
  • Work in a nominated position with the sponsored employer
  • Apply for PR after 2 years of working in a nominated position
  • Get flight cost after ending current obligation in a nominated role
  • An adequate health insurance cover is essential to get this visa

Point Test System

The Point Test System is the most common way of acquiring permanent residency in Australia under General Skilled Migration. Definite guidelines have been set by Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) about points, eligibilities, and other criteria for aspirants. A minimum 60 points are needed to lodge an expression of interest to DIBP by applicants.