By | 457 visa | 1 May 2015
The April 2015 Subclass 457 visa changes have been enacted in the following Legislative Instruments:
Previously, Subclass 457 visa applicants were required to produce a minimum band score for Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. The effect of the April 2015 changes are such that the overall band score of your IELTS result may now be accepted.
For example, an average or overall band score of 5.0 will now be accepted for the Subclass 457 visa. Previously, a minimum score of 5.0 in each band of reading, writing, listening and speaking was required.
The required English language test scores for a Subclass 457 visa are now as follows:
Other noteworthy changes to the Subclass 457 visa program include:
If you would like to discuss applying for a Subclass 457 visa, please contact our Principal Migration Agent in Sydney to discuss.