Temporary Residence Transition Stream

Temporary Residence Transition Stream of Employer nomination scheme visa (subclass 186) under Australian immigration is for the Subclass 457 visa holders, having 2 years of work experience while holding the 457 visa, in the same occupation and with their nominating employer who wants to offer them a permanent position under the same occupation.

Applicants can be eligible under the Temporary Residence Transition stream in if:

  1. They have acquired a Temporary skilled work visa (Subclass 457)
  2. Acquired minimum level of vocational English
  3. They have 2 years of work experience under the same designation nominated by the employer while being a primary applicant for subclass 457 visa. Also, the employer has given a nomination for a permanent job position under this stream, which got approved.

Note- Applicant doesn’t require skill assessment as he/she already has acquired 2 years of working experience under the nominating employer in Australia.

Documents required under Temporary Residence Transition stream:

Under the Temporary Residence Transition stream, applicant has to submit the given documents at the time of filing visa application.

i) Skills and Qualifications:

Under the Temporary Residence Transition Stream, the skills are not examined as the applicant has already acquired 2 years of working experience under the nominating employer in Australia.

  1. In case required, Registration, licensing or professional membership documents for the nominated occupation which is available in the state or territory, applicant will be employed must be submitted.
  2. Applicant has to submit Documents from the Australian registration and licensing authority, stating that the applicant qualifies or will be qualifying the needful criteria of the authorities will be submitted. Those documents must mention the following:
  3. Registration/licensing type.
  4. Registration/licensing authority’s name and contact details.

ii) Age

The Applicant must be less than the age of 50 years while applying for 186 visa under Temporary Residence transition stream. And, in case the applicant is spared from the above requirement, he/she must submit proof related any of the following points:

  1. Applicant is a researcher, scientist or technical specialist at ANZSCO skill level 1 or 2 and will be employed at Australian government research agency.
  2. Applicant is an academic, working at an academic level of A, B, C, D or E under an Australian university.
  3. Applicant is appointed under the designation of a medical practitioner with a working experience of minimum 4 years in the nominated job profile while being subclass 422 visa holder, before applying for visa. From which minimum 2 years of employment must be situated in Australia’s regional area.
  4. Applicant is appointed under the designation of a medical practitioner who has a working experience under the nominated occupation while being a 422 visa holder before being subclass 457 visa holder for a time period of 2 years within 4 years in advance of applying for the visa. From which minimum 2 years of employment must be situated in Australia’s regional area.
  5. Applicant is a subclass 444 visa holder (citizen of New Zealand) or Subclass 461 visa holder (family member of New Zealand citizen) and have working experience under the employer who offered the nomination of minimum 2 years in the last 3 years before applying for the visa.

iii) English Language Proficiency

Authorized English language examination report conducted less than 3 years before visa application, stating that the applicant has acquired minimum competent level of English must be submitted. In order to proof that the applicant has qualified the competent level of English, he/she must submit proof for any one of the following statement:

    1. Applicant has a valid passport provided by the UK, USA, and Canada, New Zealand or the Republic of Ireland and proofs stating that the applicant is a citizen of the same country.
      1. An IELTS test score of minimum 5 bands in each of the module (speaking, reading, listening and writing) conducted within the 3 years before visa application.
    2. An OET, Occupational English Test score of minimum ‘B’ in each of the four test sections conducted within the 3 years prior visa application.
    3. TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test) minimum score of 4 in listening, 4 in reading, 14 in writing and 14 in speaking conducted within the 3 years prior visa application.
    4. PTE (Pearson Test of English) minimum score of 36 in each test level (speaking, reading, listening and writing) conducted within the 3 years in advance of visa application.
    5. CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced) minimum score of 154 in each level (speaking, reading, listening and writing) conducted on or post 1 January 2015 and prior visa application.

In case the applicant is exempted from the English language requirement, he/she must submit proof stating that one of the following statement is applicable:

    1. Applicant will be earning equivalent to, or higher than the top individual income tax rate as stated by the Australian Taxation Office. Kindly note that in case, the applicant doesn’t hold functional English, they will have to pay the second installment of the visa application charges.
    2. Applicant has acquired minimum 5 years of full-time education under a secondary/higher academic institution where the learning language was English.

For applicants included in the list and are of 18 years or above while applying for  temporary residency stream of the 186 visa, any one of the following statement must be fulfilled:

  1. Applicant acquires functional English.
  2. In case the applicant doesn’t have minimum of functional English, second installment of the visa application charges will be paid.

To avail more information about Temporary residence transition stream of Employer Nomination Scheme Subclass 186, you can directly call : +91-7042184185 or visit our official website.

Related Links:

Employer nomination scheme Subclass 186

Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme visa Subclass 187

Direct Entry Stream 

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