Global Talent Visa

Apply for a Global Talent Visa

“Check your eligibility for the new Global Talent Visa 858 Program. This program provides permanent residency for highly accomplished individuals in a profession, a sport, the arts or academia.”

The Global Talent Visa  858 provides permanent residency to applicants who have an internationally recognized record of outstanding achievement in a profession, a sport, the arts or academic/research.
The Department of Home Affairs is currently interested in applicants in the following target sectors:

  • Resources
  • Agri-food and AgTech
  • Energy
  • Health Industries
  • Defence, Advanced Manufacturing and Space
  • Circular Economy
  • DigiTech
  • Infrastructure and Tourism
  • Financial Services and FinTech
  • Education

To be eligible for the Global Talent Visa 858, an applicant must generally be under 55, be internationally recognized for their outstanding achievements, still be prominent in their field and currently command a very high salary. Importantly, the global talent visa application must be nominated by an Australian association or person in the same field. PhD students who are researching a field that has global application may also apply for the Global Talent Visa in some circumstances.

For further information about the Global Talent Visa 858 Program, please contact Elmtree Migration Lawyers by emailing