Working Visa Options 2023 For Candidates Over 40 Years Old
One of the issues in applying for a working visa is the age requirement, and many of you who are wondering about the working visa Australia for over 40 years old.
Being over 40 years old is sometimes an obstacle for you who want to develop your career abroad, such as in Australia.
But, don’t worry. In this article, ONE derland Consulting has summarised some working visa options for you who are over 40 years old. This may be your consideration.
Is It Possible To Get a Working Visa While Being Over 40 Years Old?
The question is often asked for us, where people tend to expand their careers after 40.
Generally speaking, the process of Work Permit of Australia itself is very complex, and there is an age limitation for the Working Visa with PR pathway of 45 years old. This has been a hurdle for most candidates who are above 40 years of age.
Even though it is considered an obstacle, there are opportunities for you to get a working visa even though you are over 40 years old, adjusting to the work permit of Australia.
Visa Options for Temporary Working Visa in Australia with No Age Limitations
So, here ONE derland Consulting has listed some working permit of Australia that you may consider. Please be noted that the below listed visas are temporary.
1. Visa 400 (Temporary Work – Short Stay Specialist Visa)
This visa is for skilled employees highly specialized in certain occupations. Being highly specialized, means that your skill can help Australian businesses and it cannot be found in the Australian labour market.
You may consider this visa option if you meet the basic criteria
You can see the further detailed requirements for this visa in our article below:
2. Visa 408 (Temporary Activity Visa)
This visa allows you to come to Australia on a short-term, temporary basis to conduct particular types of work. This visa has several streams which are specified for certain types of work.
We have explained those specific types of activities included in getting this visa on our visa page below,
3. Visa 403 (Temporary Work – International Relations)
This is a temporary visa that allows you to work in specified situations that benefit Australia’s international ties.
The specific thing that is done is usually in the form of temporary work related to the government in Australia.
We have discussed several specific types of activities that are included in obtaining this visa on our visa page below,
4. Visa 482 (Temporary Skill Shortage)
This visa might be the best choice for you to consider when applying for a work visa in Australia whenever you’re over 40.
Visa 482 is one of the visa options with no age requirements and proven benefits where you can get sponsored by the employer as you are the person who can fill up the skilled positions in Australia.
This visa also allows you to include a dependent on your list as a sponsored foreign worker in Australia.
If you prefer any of these 4 visa programs, it is best to discuss them with our Registered Migration Agent through a comprehensive consultation so you will get the full information regarding requirements, steps, etc.
Alternative Solutions to Consider
We have also provide you with alternative solutions which you may consider in case you’re not meeting the criteria for above-mentioned working visa:
- Business and Investment Visa Australia. Be noted that net worth statements are required for this visa. Refer to this article to get further information about Business Visa:
- Partner Visa Australia. If you are in a relationship (married or de facto) with an Australian citizen or an eligible New Zealand citizen, you may consider this option. The good thing is that the Partner Visa does not only offer you a work permit, but also a pathway to Permanent Residency.
- Parent Visa Australia. If you have a child residing in Australia as a citizen or permanent resident, they may sponsor you for a Parent Visa Australia. This type of visa also offers you a pathway to Permanent Residency.
- Global Talent Visa. This visa programme is designed for highly qualified and professional employees from all over the world who wish to work and reside in Australia indefinitely. Check the full requirements on our article here: GTI VISA – Global Talent Independent Program
Opportunities for Permanent Resident in Australia
Generally speaking, the opportunities to get Australian permanent residency through a working visa while being over 40 years old, is very limited. As seen above, the working visa options are mostly temporary visa based.
However, depending on your circumstances, the opportunity to get Permanent Residency may still there for you, and we are here to help you find it:
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