Global Talent Visa 858

Business Talent (132) Visa

Since 2019, Masters & PhD students have had the opportunity to settle in Australia more widely through the Global Talent Visa –Visa 858.

Our experienced team can assist you with your Business Talent visa application - from lodging the initial Expression of Interest, to completing the visa application, and everything between.

Eligibility Requirements

Compared to other skilled or investment visa lines, the 858 Global Talent visa has simpler conditions for participation because it does not require a skill assessment or high financial requirements. Applicants only need to meet the following criteria:  

  • There is no age limit, but applicants should be between 18 and 55 years old 
  • Degree in Master or Doctorate 
  • No skill assessment required 
  • IELTS 4.5 or PTE 30 
  • Proof of income that meets Fair work standards (currently updated from July 1, 2021 is AUD 153,600) 
  • Have an outstanding international record in the field you are working for 
  • Must be nominated by at least 1 person with Australian PR (or Australian citizenship) and working in the same industry. 

10 priority areas to settle in Australia under visa 858 – Global talent 

According to the latest update, Australia is welcoming individuals with Master's and Doctoral degrees and have demonstrated outstanding professional qualifications in 1 of the 10 priority areas below to work and live in Australia permanently with the whole family: 

  1. Resources  
  1. Agri-food and AgTech 
  1. Energy 
  1. Health  
  1. Defence, advanced manufacturing, and space  
  1. Circular economy 
  1. Digital technology (DigiTech) 
  1. Infrastructure and Tourism  
  1. Financial services and FinTech 
  1. Education  

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