Work Visas

Expert Guidance on Work Visa Applications: Simplifying Your Journey

Our MARA-certified experts (MARN 1575613) streamline the Work Visa application process. Since 2015, we've specialised in facilitating smooth, personalised visa services for professionals aiming to live and work in Australia. Your career in Australia starts with us. Book a free consultation now to kickstart your professional journey down under.

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100% Partner Visa Success Rate

8+ Years Experience

Work Visas - Your Gateway to Employment in Australia

The Work Visas are designed to accommodate a variety of employment scenarios, and allow skilled migrants to live and work in Australia. They cater to both temporary and permanent positions across diverse industries.

Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, seasoned professional seeking long-term opportunvvities, a recent graduate looking to gain valuable experience, or an adventurer keen on exploring Australia while working, we offer tailored assistance for each pathway.

Understanding the different types of work visas, their requirements, and how they align with your career goals is the first step towards embarking on a successful professional journey in Australia.

Let us guide you through the complexities of the visa application process, ensuring you select the option best suited to your aspirations, enabling you to contribute to and benefit from Australia's vibrant economy and diverse cultural scene.

Unlock Your Australian Career Path With Our Expert Advice

Our Registered Migration Agents specialise in streamlining the Work Visa application process, ensuring a stress-free, simple process. We are dedicated to guiding you at every stage, assisting in securing your Australian employment.

Who We Can Help

Embark on your journey to employment in Australia with our expert work visa services, offering solutions for every need—whether you're an Australian employer seeking skilled talent, an individual aiming for permanent residency via an employer-sponsored visa, a skilled professional without a sponsor, or someone looking to experience a working holiday in Australia.

We provide tailored advice and a variety of work visa options to align with your career goals, aspirations, and unique situations. Discover the perfect visa type for you, and let us guide you towards realising your Australian dream with precision and care.

Our Registered Migration
Agents Can Help

  • Individuals

    Embarking on an Australian adventure, pursuing studies, or advancing your career on this vibrant continent? Our comprehensive visa services cater to a broad spectrum of individual needs.

  • Are you Sponsored By An Australian Employer?

    Learn about Employer Sponsored Visa options.

  • Are you a Skilled Professional?
    Learn about Skilled Migration Visas.
  • Are you working and travelling at the same time?
    Learn about Working Holiday Visa
  • Australian Employers
    Port Migration provides comprehensive support for employers looking to navigate the complexities of sponsoring overseas talent. We ensure a streamlined and stress-free visa application process, enabling you to secure the skilled workforce your business needs to thrive.
  • Seeking to offer permanent employment?
    Learn about Permanent Employer Sponsored Visa option.
  • Looking to address short-term skill shortages?
    Learn about Temporary Employer Sponsored Visa option

The Work Visas Types We Can Help You Navigate

  • Permanent Employer Sponsored Visa Subclass 186

  • Temporary Employer Sponsored (TSS) Visa Subclass 482

  • Skilled Migration Visas Subclass 189 and 190

  • Working Holiday Visas

The Subcl ass 186 visa is an Australian Permanent Residency Visa tailored for skilled workers. It provides a pathway to Australian Permanent Residence for those sponsored by an employer.

Who is it for:

  • This visa is ideal for skilled workers with an employer willing to sponsortheir application for permanent residence in Australia. It suits those lookingto secure a long-term future in Australia.

Eligibility Requirements: 186 ENS Visa

  • Applicants must be under 45 years of age.
  • Applicants need to meet health, English language and characterrequirements.

186 ENS Direct Entry visa

  • Applicants are required to hold a Skills Assessment for their nominatedoccupation.
  • Applicants must have at least three years of relevant work experience.

Upon Successful Application What This Visa Offers:

  • The TSS visa grants the holder the ability to live and work in Australia foreither 2 or 4 years, depending on their occupation classification.
  • The TSS visa offers a pathway to permanent residency, enabling holdersto transition from temporary to permanent status under specific conditions.

Let us guide your work
visa journey

Book an appointment for a confidential consultation with our experienced Migration Agents

Questions We Get Asked About Work Visas


At Port Migration our
approach is simple

We’re here to help from start to finish to give your application the best chance of success.

Book a time to secure your 15 min consultation.

Well identify your goals, whether it s a marriage, working holiday, a permanent job, or a company sponsorship. And from there we will broadly outline the possible Visa options available to you.

Attend a 1 hour interview.

Once your main goal has been identified we will sit down with you and talk in detail about your current circumstances. We will then recommend the Visa type that is best suited to your needs, based on wait time, cost, and conditions.

Prepare and lodge your visa application

Once you have agreed and signed a cost agreement, we will then begin completing your Visa application on your behalf.

Get personalised support and follow up from our friendly team.

We are with you from start to finish and if you have any questions or concerns during this time, we will be there to answer them.

Our Promise To You

Case by case

We understand that each migration journey is unique and don’t believe in a one size fits all approach. Our services are customised to meet your specific needs and circumstances, aiming to provide a seamless and stress free experience from start to finish.


We understand that each migration journey is unique and don’t believe in a one size fits all approach. Our services are customised to meet your specific needs and circumstances, aiming to provide a seamless and stress free experience from start to finish.

Visa Compliance

We understand that each migration journey is unique and don’t believe in a one size fits all approach. Our services are customised to meet your specific needs and circumstances, aiming to provide a seamless and stress free experience from start to finish.

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How long does it take to process a work visa application in Australia?

The processing time for a work visa application in Australia varies depending on the specific visa subclass and the volume of applications being processed by the Department of Home Affairs. Generally:

  • Temporary Skill Shortage visa (Subclass 482) processing times can range from a few weeks to several months.
  • Employer Nomination Scheme (Subclass 186) and Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (Subclass 187) visas might take several months up to a year or more.
  • The Skilled Independent visa (Subclass 189) and Skilled Nominated visa (Subclass 190) also vary, with some applications processed quicker than others based on the points scored and occupation.

It's important to check the most current processing times on the official Department of Home Affairs website, as these can change due to application demand, complexity, and completeness of the application, including all necessary supporting documents.

Can I get Australian work visa without a job offer?

Yes, it's possible to get certain Australian work visas without a job offer. Visas such as the Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189) allow skilled workers to apply based on their qualifications, work experience, and points test results, without needing an employer to sponsor them.

Is it hard to get a working visa in Australia?

The difficulty of obtaining a working visa in Australia varies depending on the visa type, your qualifications, and how well you meet the eligibility criteria. Some visas, particularly those requiring employer sponsorship or those under the General Skilled Migration program, can be competitive and require thorough preparation and documentation.

How can I qualify for a work visa in Australia?

To qualify for a work visa in Australia, you typically need to meet specific criteria, including age, English language proficiency, qualifications, work experience, and health and character requirements. The exact requirements depend on the visa subclass you are applying for.

Can I bring my family members with me on a work visa to Australia?

Yes, most Australian work visas allow you to include family members in your application. This usually includes your spouse or partner and your dependent children. They will have rights to live, study, and in some cases, work in Australia.

What are the work rights and limitations for holders of Australian work visas?

Work rights and limitations vary by visa subclass. For example, the Temporary Skill Shortage visa (Subclass 482) may limit you to work only for your sponsor and in the nominated occupation. The Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189), on the other hand, does not have these limitations. Most work visas have conditions such as not commencing employment until the visa is granted and adhering to Australian workplace laws.

How can I determine if I am eligible for a work visa in Australia?

Eligibility for a work visa in Australia can be determined by assessing your situation against the specific requirements of the visa you are interested in. The Australian Department of Home Affairs website provides detailed criteria for each visa subclass. Additionally, consulting with a registered migration agent or using an online eligibility assessment tool can help clarify your eligibility and the most suitable visa options for your circumstances.

Let us help you secure your future in Australia

Our Registered Migration Agents specialise in making Partner Visa applications tailored, simple and stress free. We are here to guide you through every step, helping you secure your future in Australia.