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Global Talent Independent Visa – Subclass 858

On 27 February 2021, the former Distinguished Talent visa became known as the Global Talent visa, which offers a streamlined visa pathway for highly skilled professionals, or for those who have achieved prominence in the arts, sport or research and academia. It has been designed to attract the best and brightest global talent who are interested in working and living permanently in Australia (migrating to Australia).

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What Is The Global Talent Visa?

The Global Talent Visa is a Permanent Visa that allows you to:

  • Stay in Australia indefinitely

  • Apply for Medicare (Australia’s healthcare scheme)

  • Travel to and from Australia on an ongoing basis (can apply for a Resident Return Visa)

  • Access certain Australian government benefits (with waiting times)

  • Work and study in Australia

  • Sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence;

  • Apply for Australian Citizenship

  • Buy property in Australia

Global Talent Visa Pathways

There are 2 pathways under the Global Talent Subclass 858 Visa

Global Talent Independent Program

The Global Talent Independent Program (GTIP) is a permanent visa for people who have a national or internationally recognised record of exceptional and outstanding achievement in a targeted eligible field. The program targets individuals who are distinguished in their field and who are likely to be able to earn at least $153,600 AUD in Australia. The objective of the GTIP is to grow Australia’s innovation and tech economies, and is to attract top talent in certain critical sectors.

Distinguished Talent Visa Pathway

The Distinguished Talent Visa Pathway is an Australian permanent visa for those who have an internationally recognised record of exceptional and outstanding achievement in one of the following areas: a profession, sport, arts or academia and research.


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We guide individuals and businesses through the complex migration process to Australia. With long years of industry experience, our immigration specialists have built a reputation of providing accessible, accurate and genuine advice to our esteemed clients. Our specialists assist in preparing and reviewing your documents and forms before submitting for successful approval. We strive to make the whole immigration process hassle-free for you. We have a very high success rate of visa approval and a solid reputation resulting in a large amount of repeat business. We provide immigration services to individuals, families and companies, whether they are small or public companies and in any industry. Immigration is the only thing we do so we are highly specialized in it.


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