Procedure to apply for an Australian Work Visa

Working at an international destination is always a dream of many people. The reason for so is the opportunities like exposure and the money they earn is good than what an individual earn at his/her country. And, visa is always a very tedious task to go through. There are many documents and procedures involved and this article explains each and every thing and give you a brief idea of procedure and documents required.

Procedure to follow for Australian Work Visa:

  1. Usually the applicant willing to work in Australia will get a subclass 457 visa for the entry into the country. So, starting with before an applicant apply for the visa he/she should have a sponsor in Australia mostly an Australian employer.
  2. Once that employer become your sponsor and nominate you for the visa you have to be ready with documents.
  3. Then you on your side can start the visa application online at this link
  4. Then next step is visa interview.

Documents required for Australian Work Visa application:

  1. A 457 skills assessment report approved by Trade Recognition Australia
  2. Copy of Visa appointment letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Qualification Certificates
  5. Documents which show your English speaking ability (Test results of exams like IELTS, TOEFL iBT, PTE, OET, CAE)
  6. Offer letter of Australian employer
  7. Financial docs
  8. Visa fee receipt of $1040 AUD (Australian Dollar)
  9. Health Insurance
  10. Vaccination reports
  11. Marriage Certificate (in case you are taking your spouse as a dependent)
  12. Birth Certificate (in case if your children are dependent)
  13. Passport size photographs (Your photograph must be at least 45mm x 35mm or larger to be accepted. If your photograph exceeds these measurements DO NOT trim it to size. The size of your head in the photograph must measure from bottom of chin to crown of head 32mm to 36mm (11/4” to 13/8”))

Whom to approach for booking an Australian work visa interview date

Procedure for applying a Visa is almost online. To book an appointment candidate needs to visit AUS embassy/VFS service centers official website and complete all procedures online and schedule an appointment. Interview takes place at VFS service centers.

VFS centers in India:

Telephone: 009102267866006 (Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. to p.m.)



Australian Visa Application Centre
Gujrat Chambers Building
Shri Ambika Mills, Ashram Road
Ahmedabad- 380009


Australian Visa Application Centre
Block Number 301, 302, 303, 304
2nd Floor, Prestige Atrium, No.1
Central Street, Bangalore- 560001


Australian Visa Application Centre
Industrial & Business Park, Phase – I
Unit no. B 209, Second Floor
Office Block B
Plot no. 178- 178A, Chandigarh (UT) 160002


Australian Visa Application Centre
2nd Floor Fagun Towers
Ethiraj Salai
Chennai 600008


Australian Visa Application Centre
S&T Arcade
Kurisupally Road
Cochin 16


Australian Visa Application Centre
Ashoka Capitol
2nd Floor Unit No. 206
Banjara Hills
Road No. 2


Australian Visa Application Centre
Aman Plaza, 3rd Floor
310 Lajpat Nagar, Mahavir Marg
Jalandhar – 144001


Australian Visa Application Centre
Rene Towers
Rash Behari Avenue
Connector Sector A
East Kolkata Township
Kolkata 700107

Mumbai (North)

Australian Visa Application Centre
Trade Centre Building, 5th Floor
Opp. Bandra Kurla Telephone Exchange
Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East)
Mumbai 400051

Mumbai (South)

Australian Visa Application Centre
Raheja Centre, Ground Floor
Nariman Point​
Mumbai 400021

New Delhi

Australian Visa Application Centre
Shivaji Stadium Metro Station
Lower ground floor
Connaught Place
New Delhi – 110001


Australian Visa Application Centre
Shorab Hall, Office No. 501, 5th Floor
Tadiwala Road, behin​d Pune Railway Station
Pune – 411101

Online registration links

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