Elmtree Migration Lawyers specialise in employer sponsored work visas.
We have successfully arranged hundreds of employer sponsored work visas including 457, 482, 186 ENS and 187 RSMS visas.


The 186 Employer Nomination Scheme visa is an employer sponsored visa that provides visa applicants with permanent residency.

The 186 employer sponsored visa has 2 streams:

1.Temporary Residence Transition Stream (for visa applicants who hold a 457 or 482 visa and have worked for the same sponsor in the nominated occupation for 3 years (or 2 years for certain 457 visa holders); and

2.Direct Entry Stream (for visa applicants who have an occupation on the MLTSSL, have at least 3 years of full time work experience and pass a skill assessment).

All 186 employer sponsored visa applicants will be required to demonstrate  a “Competent” level of English (“6” in each category of the IELTS or equivalent).

Elmtree Migration Lawyers specialise in employer sponsored visas, particularly complex cases requiring detailed legal analysis.  Every 186 employer sponsored visa we have applied for has been granted.  To obtain your  permanent residency, please contact admin@elmtreemigration.net.au