Global Talent Visas

Global Talent Independent Program

For the Migration Program of 2020-2021, the Global Talent Visa is attractive for any potential migrant who looking to get a PR visa to Australian quickly.

The Global Talent Visa (Independent) is a visa for distinguish, highly qualified applicants in specific fields.

If you want to check your chances for a fast track professional PR visa, please complete the express assessment form and I will contact you to discuss the matter of your case.

Target Sectors for the Global Talent Visa:

  • Resources
  • Agri-food and AgTech
  • Energy
  • Health Industries
  • Defence, Advanced Manufacturing and Space
  • Circular Economy
  • DigiTech
  • Infrastructure and Tourism
  • Financial Services and FinTech
  • Education

Requirements for the Global Talent Program in Australia.

To be eligible to apply for the Global Talent Independent program, individuals must also:

  • prove they are internationally recognised with evidence of outstanding and exceptional achievements
  • applicants must meet high standards and demonstrate an exceptional track record of professional and outstanding achievement. This can include leadership positions, patents, professional awards, international publications, media articles, and international membership.
  • still be prominent in their field of expertise
  • provide evidence that they would be an asset to Australia, in their field of expertise
  • have no difficulty obtaining employment in Australia or becoming established in their field: the candidate is already working, has a job offer in Australia, or provides other evidence of a demand.
  • applicants must be able to earn AUD 158,500 or higher salaries (this number is adjusted annually on 1 July). Consideration will be given to current wages as shown on payroll or contract or future job offers with remuneration.
  • being between the ages of 18 and 55 (after 55, options are also allowed),
  • demonstrate the level of English Functional (IELTS 4.5 overall)


Nominators for Global Talent Visa Applicant:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen who has a national reputation in your area of ​​expertise, OR
  • An Australian organization specialized in the same area of ​​expertise as the applicant.


At the same time, the nominator does not promise the applicant a job and does not assume any sponsorship obligations.

An applicant cannot change their nominee after applying for a visa. Changing the nominee is allowed until the visa application is made, but this may lead to processing delays. Global Talent Officers cannot be your nominee. You are encouraged to find your nominator through the Australian links.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE in the Global Talent Program:


PhD graduates and PhD students who are close to submission of their thesis

PhD graduates must provide proof that they have completed their studies in the priority sector within the last 3 years. PhD students must provide evidence that they are close to completing their doctoral degree and that they have previous records of exceptional and outstanding professional achievement.

Both PhD graduates and students must also provide proof that their qualifications meet Australian standards. They must provide evidence that they are exceptional and outstanding and that their research is of international importance. It is in the duty and interest of the applicants to provide the Department with evidence of compliance. Applicants are encouraged to consult official Australian education resources.


Masters and Bachelors with Honors

From 20 January 2021, Masters by Coursework, Masters by Research and Bachelor with Honors will no longer be eligible for Global Talent program invitations if the application is based solely on their qualifications.

Applicants affected by these changes are encouraged to consider demonstrating other Global Talent requirements as outlined on the official program page on the Department’s website.

Applicants (Masters and Bachelors) who already have a Global Talent invitation ID and an invitation code are eligible to apply and attest for a visa.


Processing time of GTI

The Global Talent Visa in 2020-2021 has been declared a priority, the number of allocated places for this visa has been increased from 5,000 to 15,000, and the processing period is regulated as short. However, the Expression of Interest (EOI) processing is expected by the Department to be quite lengthy and laborious.


What is Expression of Interest (EOI) for GTI Visa

The result of collecting evidence of your compliance with the visa requirements will be a submission letter listing all the merit and outstanding talents of candidate in particular target sectors. Writing a letter and forming an EOI, first of all, are very creative process, the main task of which is to provide a clear and reasoned documentary base, consistent evidences for meeting all requirements.

Writing a decision-ready submission letter for Department officer is our main issue, which opens for our client the door to Australian life.

Book an individual consultation to discuss your case and your eligibility

How to apply for a GTI visa

  • Send an Expression of Interest (EOI) through a special form confirming that you meet all the requirements of the Global Talent program.
  • Receive an invitation code and ID confirming your nomination.
  • Apply for the SC 858 Talent Visa under the Global Talent Independent through the form in ImmiAccount.
  • Please note that if you receive an error, this is probably due to the document upload limitation (19 MB limit).


More information about Global Talent visa you can read HERE