Changes to employer-sponsored visa programs

25 July 2013

On 1 July the Department of Immigration and Citizenship introduced changes to English language and labour market testing requirements for applicants for subclass 457 visas.

Visa fee increases also apply across a variety of visa subclasses.

Please read an overview of the changes if you are a hiring manager or a staff member on an employer-sponsored visa. If you have any questions, please contact the Immigration and Relocation team in the HR Service Centre.