Applying for Australian Permanent Residence NOW!

Question: “Do I need to need to wait 2 years to apply for Australian Permanent Residence?” Answer: No. There is a “Direct Entry” application stream for applicants who are either offshore, in Australia or holding a 457 visa but haven’t completed two years of work with an employer. Watch for full answer and more info on Direct Entry criteria Employer Nomination (Subclass 186) visa
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (subclass 187) visa
Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457)