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The Subclass 186 ENS visa (Employer Nomination Scheme visa) is a permanent residency visa that requires the sponsorship of a nominating employer. This visa lets skilled workers, who are nominated by their employer, live and work in Australia permanently.


You must have an occupation on the 186 Visa Occupations List 

English language requirements are IELTS (or equivalent test) score of 6 in each component.

A maximum age requirement of 45 at the time of application will apply to Direct Entry stream applicants.


A maximum age requirement of 50 at the time of application will continue to apply to Temporary Residence Transition stream applicants

Integrity: A range of amendments have been introduced to enhance the integrity of the ENS and RSMS visas, including through requiring the nominated position to be genuine, and removal of the English language and skills exemption for applicants whose nominated earnings would be over $180,000.

Meet the other requirements of one of the streams of this visa.

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