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  1. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi First time posting. Want to know the experience of others. I am offshore (uk). I had employer nomination (university lecturer) submitted 6th Mar 2020, approved 12th Mar 2020. I applied for visa 186 direct entry on 19th Mar 2020, did health assessment 19th May 2020 (due to uk lockdown). My...
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    186 employer sponsored PR: Nomination and visa submitted on 25 September. Health check on 2nd October. ICT Business analyst/ Onshore applicant. No updates from the department yet. Anyone else on the same boat??
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hey folks, I have an ACS skills assessment from Feb 2020 with roughly 2 years of skilled assessment. My employer has agreed to sponsor me for 186 DE when I complete 3 years of work experience in Jan 2021. My role has not changed since Feb 2020. I have the RnR and duties. I have not changed...
  4. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hey folks, I posted this question a while back but did not get much responses. Hoping that the recent focus back to ENS visas would mean someone would be able to answer this for me. I graduated in December 2017 and have been working full-time since January 2018 in Australia. I am currently on...
  5. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello All, I hope you are safe and good during this pandemic. I need guidance on employee-sponsored direct entry visa. Currently, I am working for Indian MNC on 457 as a software engineer. I got a sponsor who is ready to apply 186(under direct entry) for me as I am having required English...
  6. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello All, I have got Australia PR applied under ENS 186 (457 working visa transition) category for myself and my family (wife and baby). I have got it applied through a migration agent. Nomination lodged date: 16th July 2020 Application Lodged date: 16th July 2020 Health check cleared date...
  7. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Everyone, There was a typical situation. Currently my passport is with VFS for renewal and as per vfs it will take at least 4-8 weeks to process and it is just one week passed. Now, My employer asked me to give the passport details for 186 nomination. My questions are , 1) Should I...
  8. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Everyone, May I know which all documents I need to make it ready for 186 DE as my employer is about to start the sponsorship process Also, Is all the documents required to be notarized? Thanks, Sega
  9. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Everyone, My Employer ready to sponser on 186 Direct entry, I have below queries 1. Apart from Immi website, do we have any other site on step by step process? 2. I have been working for this company for the last 9 years and currently on 457 visa from last three years in Melbourne. My 457...
  10. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    My company might be willing to sponsor a 186 visa for me. Also, I am completing 1 year Aus experience (NSW) in March 1st week, so I am going to apply for 190 (80 + 5) in 261313. My company just got funding. My concern is: 1. If for some reason, the 186 visa application is refused, would it...
  11. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hey all, My employer has agreed to sponsor me under the 186 DE Stream. The Direct Entry stream eligibility criteria states that I need minimum of 3 years "relevant" full-time work experience. I graduated 2 years ago with Bachelor's from an Australian University and have held full-time job with...
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I know for 189 visa IED (initial entry date) can be up to 1 year from Medicals. My question is regarding 186 visa (Employer sponsored). I couldn't find this while searching in the forum. Is there a IED for 186 visa? If yes, how long is it usually?
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello everyone I'm newbie here, have read through quite a number of threads but cannot find the answer for my question. I'm writing it here. Hopefully someone can shed some light. Thank you in advance. I'm in the midst of applying for a finance manager role within my current organization. My...
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, Could someone advise whether working as an Assistant Accountant falls under caveat no 6 "excludes clerical, bookkeeper or accounting clerk positions."? If so, should I rather ask my employer to name position on the job offer for visa 186 as a Junior/Graduate Accountant? Any other...
  15. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I did some research about 186 direct entry stream by reading the 186 direct entry stream requirements in the immigration website but I still confuse about the work experience and the skill assessments part. The reason I'm confused is because, my nominated occupation is software engineer which...
  16. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi! I'm new to this. I have a question re. the 186 Visa. On the governmental website, under “Expression of Interest”: “If you do not have an employer who will nominate you, you can submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) through SkillSelect. Prospective employers and state and territory...
  17. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi guys, I am a newbie here. Basically an employer is ready to sponsor me for senior automation tester role via 186 DE scheme. I have read about people applying as Software Engineers vs Software testers so I am comfortable doing that. My main question is around the skills assessment. I am...
  18. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Dear Fellows, Please share the process after getting Nomination Approved by Employer. And in case Visa is approved then in how many months i have to land in Australia ? Currently, My documents are with Govt through a migration Agent . Recently, I submitted my PCC to agent and he has advised...
  19. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, appreciate any assistance/guidance/alternatives on the subject, story as per below: - Me and wife with current NZ PR, which we know means nothing in AUS - We crossed the ditch in 2014 with me as primary holder of 457, then i change job and wife took primary back in Aug 2016. - so Wife as...
  20. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Everyone, We have applied 186 visa on 14th April 2017 and still waiting for someone to get assigned on our case. Does anybody know which month's application has started getting 186 visa approved or any other info? For more details -We are transitioning from current 457 to 186 visa. Thanks
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