Know the work visa options before planning your move.
If you are looking to migrate to a country with fresh air, unspoilt nature, mild weather for most of the year, you might want to consider Australia.
The continent also prides on its work-life balance. As an expat, if you are game for exploring new work opportunities, efficient health care system, and enjoy a high quality of life, Australia could be your next home country.
Know the work visa options before planning your move:
Australia has a number of visa options for individuals who wish to work or invest in Australia. These visas are designed to target genuine skill shortages, diversify business expertise and increase entrepreneurial talent, without displacing Australian workers.
Follow the links to find information about these visa options, plus general information about how Australia’s skilled visa programs work and how they benefit Australia.
Eligible Skilled Occupations in Australia
The country has listed a list of occupations that are available to individuals who are qualified to work or train in an eligible skilled occupation in Australia.
The occupations available are reviewed regularly by the Department of Jobs and Small Business to ensure their responsiveness to changes in the Australian labour market and regional variations across Australia. For more information, including how to make a submission in relation to a particular occupation.
Check the entire list to check if you meet the requirements.
Special visa for innovations
A new Global Talent Scheme has been introduced under the TSS visa program and the 12-month pilot will run from July 1, 2018. All details on this page.
These job roles are available for highly-skilled positions that cannot be filled:
1. By Australian worker
2. Through other visa programs, in particular the short-term and medium-term streams of the TSS visa.
Working holiday visa options
A working holiday visa allows you to work while you have a holiday in Australia. You will have the opportunity to share your culture, knowledge and skills whilst discovering our unique landscape.
Check all the details about the visa on this page.
You may be eligible to apply for a working holiday visa if you:
a. Want to work and holiday in Australia for up to a year
b. A young person (18 to 30 years old)
c. Hold a valid passport from an eligible country
d. Have enough money to:
1. Support yourself in Australia on a working holiday (about AUD 5000)
2. Buy a return or onward travel ticket at the end of your stay
3. Do not have a dependent child staying with you during your time in Australia
Securing citizenship in Australia
Once you are a permanent resident of Australia and meet the other eligibility requirements, you might be able to apply for Australian citizenship by conferral. Confer means to give. Citizenship by conferral means to be given citizenship.
Eligibility – check whether you meet the eligibility criteria to become an Australian citizen, which include that you are a permanent resident, meet the residency requirement and are of good character.
Documents – documents you need to prepare with your application.
Apply – complete and lodge your application with the fee and documents. You can apply if you are in or outside Australia.
Appointment – you will be invited to an appointment to sit your citizenship test or have an interview. We will make a decision about your application and advise you of the outcome.
Ceremony – make the Australian Citizenship Pledge at your citizenship ceremony after you receive an invitation.
Contact FBP International to start your application today.