The Global Talent Visa program targets to attract top talent in specific sectors. This program is mainly designed to help Australia compete with the first world countries such as Canada, the US and the UK for the world’s finest and brightest. This visa subclass aims individuals who are notable in their area and who are expected to be able to earn at least AUD$153,600 in Australia. This volume of earning relates to the Fair Work High Income Threshold (FWHIT) which is indexed yearly generally on 1 July.
With this visa, you can –
This is a permanent residency program designed for talented people who have an internationally recognized record of exceptional and outstanding achievement in an eligible field.Source: Department of Home Affairs, Australia
To be qualified, you must:
you must be nominated by:
Step 1 – Select your visa pathway
The Global Talent visa comprises two visa pathways
If you are applying for the Global Talent Visa Program pathway, you must first submit an EOI.
Before you apply for this visa program, you need an eligible person or organization to nominate you.
Step 2 – Gather your documents
You must provide all types of documents to prove your identity, qualification, work experience and extraordinary achievements in the eligible field.
Step 3 – Apply for the visa
This visa is to be submitted online through ImmiAccount.
Create an account or sign in to ImmiAccount.
Pay the application charge. We will not process your application until you have paid the charge.
Attach supporting documents to your application.
Submit your application.
Note the transaction reference number (TRN).
Step 4 After you apply
DHA will let you know when they have received your application and documents.
Step 5 – Visa outcome
You can be in or outside Australia, but not in immigration clearance, Department of Home Affairs will decide your visa application. DHA will let you know the visa decision electronically. You can check your visa outcome in your personal ImmiAccount.
You will be notified the following information through your visa grant letter:
*Note: You will not get any visa sticker on your passport. You will receive a visa grant letter which is sufficient for you to travel to Australia.Source: Department of Home Affairs, Australia