Sponsoring a Foreign Worker in Australia

Want to Employ a Foreign, Talented Worker?

A business should not be deterred by recruiting the best talent if they are a foreign national. We understand the driving force of a business and the need to remain competitive, at a global level. This is why recruiting the right talent for your business is integral to the functions of an ever changing and developing sector.Total Visa go above and beyond in facilitating the best outcome for businesses. Our expertise will help you feel secure and comfortable with the process because we will keep tailor applications to your industry and size of business, making the onboarding of your employees as seamless.

We have assisted small to ASX listed businesses through the temporary and permanent visa programs and lodgement of applications:

Employer Nomination Scheme – Subclass 186

Employer Sponsored Regional – Subclass 494

Standard Business Sponsorship – Subclass 482 TSS visa

Labour Agreements

Regional Certifying Bodies

Temporary Work – Subclass 400

Trainee Visa – Subclass 407

If you wish to enquire whether your business is eligible to sponsor a foreign national, or to obtain further information on any of the above visas, contact us now to formulate the most valuable outcome and strategic approach for your business and employees.


It doesn’t just stop there. Securing the visa was just the beginning!

At Total Visa, we see ourselves an extension of your business and are invested in providing you with important information where it affects your business. We believe knowledge is power and it will also mean that you won’t jeopardise your ability to sponsor or nominate foreign talent.

With technology and new ways of information sharing, businesses are increasingly at risk of being monitored and/or sanctioned in cases of a breach. This risk is heightened with business growth, changes in business structure and legal or policy changes.

While it is important to ensure that your company is compliant with Australian immigration laws, it is beneficial to have an audit to identify, monitor and eliminate any risk of non-compliance.

We specialise in providing the following services:

  • Advice on current business sponsorship obligations
  • Updating businesses on changes in immigration laws
  • Advice on the termination of sponsored employees
  • Advice to your sponsored employees regarding their visa conditions
  • Assessment and advice on work rights of foreign nationals
  • Response to monitoring requests from Department of Home Affairs
  • Response to Notice of Intention to Take Action

If you wish to discuss your obligations as an employer under immigration laws or would like us to conduct a review of your company’s compliance, please contact us.


Contact us now for a consultation so that we can assist you with formulating the best strategy


Find out more about how Total Visa can help you and fill out our free Online Visa Assessment today