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Sponsorship - Standard Business Sponsorship Agreement

The sponsorship allows Australian businesses to employ overseas staff to work under subclass 457 visa.


To sponsor a worker as a standard business sponsor the business must:

  • be a lawfully operating business
  • meet training requirements (Australian businesses only)
  • agree to the number of subclass 457 workers to be nominated, if applicable
  • have no relevant adverse information against your business
  • Australian businesses must also demonstrate their commitment to employing local labour as well as non-discriminatory recruitment practices