Global Talent Visa

Global Talent Visa

The Department of Home Affairs launched the Global Talent Independent (GTI) program on November 4th, 2019, to attract exceptional talent in Australia. The GTI program is a part of the Australian Government initiative, “Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce”, to attract high-value businesses and individuals to Australia.


Subclass 858 visa provides a streamlined and priority pathway for highly skilled, talented individuals in ten specific target sectors and encourage them to settle permanently in Australia.

It requires the applicant to be prominent in the target sector with evidence of outstanding achievements and the ability to attract a salary at or above the Fair Work high income threshold.  

To be eligible for the visa, the applicant must:


To be invited to apply for a visa under the Global Talent Visa, a candidate will be highly skilled in one of the 10 target sectors. This includes:

How do I prove my relationship
to the department?

There are 4 main aspects of the relationship that the Department of Home Affairs will consider when assessing any partner visa application:


Agri-food and AgTech


Health Industries

Defence, Advanced Manufacturing and Space

Circular Economy


Infrastructure and Tourism

Financial Services and FinTech


How to Apply for a Global Talent Visa

There are two steps in applying for a Global Talent Visa

Step 1 – Apply for an Expression of Interest

If you are eligible for a GTV, then the applicant must apply for an Expression of Interest (EOI). If you are

Step 2 – Apply for a Visa

Once you have successfully secured an invitation, you can then apply for a visa. You must also submit your nominator. Please note that you cannot change your nominator once you have lodged a Global Talent visa application.

In 2021-2022, there are 15,000 places available under the program. If you believe you meet the eligibility criteria for the visa, get in touch with us today.

Call us on (03) 9654 8611 or email us on [email protected] for a comprehensive Global Talent Visa Consultation.

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