The Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) allows Australian employers to sponsor employees who are foreign nationals for a permanent visa to work in Australia.
This visa is for Australian employers who want to sponsor highly skilled workers for a permanent visa to work in their business. The employee can be either a highly skilled worker from overseas or a highly skilled temporary resident currently in Australia.
To participate in the Employer Nomination Scheme, the employer must:
The nominated position must meet the following requirements:
Visa applicants who currently are in or outside of Australia and have a prospective sponsor can apply for this visa.
This visa allows you and any dependent family members included in your visa application to live as permanent residents in Australia.