Nurses and Midwives are currently in high demand in Australia. There are excellent career opportunities whether you want to immigrate to Australia or just stay for a few years. Nursing and Midwifery are well paid professions, with extra allowances for shift work with an opportunity to earn more money.
The latest Australian Critical Skills List shows both occupations, will be processed ahead of other occupations. This allows visa Australia applicants to gain permanent residence without the need of sponsorship by an employer or State government. This offers more freedom of movement for workers between different employers. This is not possible via a work sponsored visa. We regularly assist Nurses applying for skilled visas to Australia.
Generally there are 3 key stages in the process.
1. Registering with the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Council
2. Full application for permanent visa for Australia
3. Registration in the State/Territory of work
It is very important that each stage is completed correctly. New changes to the regulations now mean that all visa Australia applicants must complete each stage. Each candidate must complete a compulsory English language test. Nurses And Midwives generally obtain full permanent residence, professional registration and employment in Australia via the skilled visa application process.
Registering as a nurse to work in Australia for up to four years, can entitle your family members to also work and study in Australia. All applicants must be under the age of 45 years old, holding the relevant qualifications (equivalent to an Australian diploma level). Whether you have a high level of skills and experience or need to gain additional skills, there is a visa Australia to suit you. There are excellent career opportunities with permanent and temporary work available in Australia. You can be in or outside Australia when you apply for a visa Australia to work as a nurse.
The Emigration Group will help every applicant to register with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council (ANMC) or the nurse regulatory body in the State or Territory in which you wish to work. The Emigration Group have a dedicated group of Consultants available to help and assist you on every step of your visa Australia application.