Employer Sponsorship Pathways

Putt Legal are Employer Sponsorship visa specialists. We handle employer-sponsored applications from small-medium businesses to large corporate firms.

Australia has several visa options for employer sponsorship. Below is a list of employer visa pathways that Putt Legal can assist you with.

If you are an employer and have questions about sponsoring an overseas worker, please call our office on 08 9221 7682 to speak with Jessica Edis, our principal lawyer.

Temporary Visa Pathways

Temporary Work Short Stay Specialist (Subclass 400) Visa

Temporary Skill Shortage (Subclass 482) Visa – Temporary Residency

Skilled Employer-Sponsored Regional (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 494) – Temporary Residency

Permanent Visa Pathways

Employer Nomination Scheme (Subclass 186) - Temporary Residence Transition

Temporary Residence Transition stream –  Subclass 186 Permanent Residency

Employer Nomination Scheme (Subclass 186) - Direct Entry Stream

Direct Entry stream – Subclass 186 Permanent Residency

Skilled Regional (Subclass 191) - Permanent Residency

Permanent Residence Skilled Regional (Subclass 191) will commence 16th November 2020. Find out more here!

Additional Services for Employer Services

Genuine Position Report

 To employ an overseas worker, an employer must prove to the Department of Home Affairs (DoHA) that the nominated position is genuine. Find out more about GPR.

Labour Market Testing

For some employer-sponsored visas employers must show the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) that they cannot find a suitable Australian worker to fill their position.  Find out more about LMT.

Finding a Job in Australia

You must receive correct and clear-cut advice for your specific situation. To find out if you are eligible for employer sponsorship, please complete our online assessment and attached your most recent resume with any qualifications certificates. Our Migration Specialist will check your eligibility and then contact you to arrange a full migration consultation. During your consultation with your Migration Agent, you will be advised which visa option or pathway is best for you.

You can still sponsor quality talent to come to Australia


Putt Legal are your specialists in Immigration Law. We can assist you in making your migration to Australia seamless.

The Australian visa process can be complex and confusing; our lawyers work with you to guide you through every step of the way.

We are highly qualified and experienced in immigration law matters and are committed to providing expert advice in every individual case.

Work Visas

Coming to Australia to work? We can help!

Visa Refusals & Cancellations

Has your visa been refused or cancelled? Time is short! Let our expertise guide you.

Legal Assistance for Migration Agents

If you'd like us to advise or help you with a difficult case, arrange an appointment to speak with Jessica Edis.

Family Visas

Are you looking to bring a child, parent or relative to Australia? We can help!

Partner & Spouse Visas

Are you looking to bring your partner or spouse to Australia? We can help!

Appeal against Adverse Migration Decisions

If you require help with an appeal against an adverse migration decision (refusal or cancellation), we can help!

Talk to our friendly immigration team today!

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