Global Talent Visa

Apply for a Global Talent Visa

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

The Global Talent Visa (Subclass 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 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, 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 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 in some circumstances.

For further information about the Global Talent Visa Program, please contact Elmtree Migration Lawyers by emailing admin@elmtreemigration.net.au