Main Eligibility

  • Be less than 45 years old (exception applies)
  • Has internationally recognized record of exceptional and outstanding achievements in one of these fields: a profession, a sport, the arts, and academia and research
  • Is still prominent in the field
  • Would be an asset to the Australian community
  • Would have no difficulty in obtaining employment in Australia
  • Be nominated by a person or an organization who has national reputation in this field.
  • If your field is in one of these: AgTech, FinTech, MedTech, Cyber Security, Quantum Information, Advanced Digital, Data Science and ICT, Space and Advanced Manufacturing, Energy and Mining Technology, and you are earning or is likely to earn a salary of at least AUD149,000, then you may be eligible for streamlined processing under the Global Talent Independent program.

Main Conditions

  • For offshore applicants, first entry must be made before the date specified by the Minister

Did you know?

  • This is a permanent resident visa
  • A person nominator must an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident who is usually resident in Australia, an eligible New Zealand citizen, or an Australian organization
  • If you are applying from within Australia, then you will be applying for the onshore Distinguished Talent (Subclass 858) visa instead.

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