Australian Global Talent Visa Successful Stories
Elena Karamushko – FinTech
“The Global Talent visa process was super quick and impressively smooth. The career opportunities are truly exceptional in Australia.”
Elena, a finance executive with experience in helping technology companies execute their growth strategies, is looking forward to fostering growth in Australian technology companies and engaging more women in technology.
Elena has worked closely with executive teams on pricing and go-to-market strategies, overseen capital flows and all financial aspects of organisations. Elena’s exceptional ability to source and close equity, debt and government funding has allowed companies to create more local jobs and provide greater cash liquidity for organisations.
Ryan Edwards-Pritchard – Fintech
From the United Kingdom
“Australia is embracing a fintech future and has great support for new fintech players.”
Ryan Edwards-Pritchard is CEO and Co-Founder of Cape, a technology company developing Corporate Cards designed to help save money for Australian business owners.
Prior to Cape, Ryan was the Managing Director of Funding Option, Europe’s largest digital marketplace for business finance with more than 200 alternative finance lenders on board.
Am I Eligible For The Global Talent Visa?
New 2021-2022 Australian GTI Target Sectors
|Agri-food and AgTech
|Financial Services and FinTech
|Quantum Information, Advanced Digital, data Science and ICT
|Space and Advanced Manufacturing
|Defence, Advanced Manufacturing and Space
|Energy and Mining technology
|Infrastructure and Tourism
There are a number requirements to consider such as current qualifications, salary, age, and English proficiency to name a few.
Tertiary qualifications and experience
Applicants must show a high-level achievement both in their tertiary qualifications and professional working life. Given that tis visa stream offers permanent residency status upon grant, the applicant must have exceptional talent or outstanding achievement which must also be supported with the following:
· Masters or PhD which is closely related to one of the seven critical sectors
· International recognition
· Prominent experience in one of the above seven critical sectors
Salary requirement for the GTI visa
There is also a high-income requirement to qualify for this program.
Age requirement for GTI visa
Individuals of all ages can apply for this visa, however the optimal age bracket is between the age of 18 and 55. Applicants under 18 or above 55 must also prove they would offer a special benefit to Australia.
English requirement for GTI visa
All applicants above the age of 18 must have at lest functional English. At the time of this article, functional English means the following scores in an internationally recognised English language test:
Points Required Overall
Australian nominator requirement for the GTI visa
Only certain individuals or organisations are allowed to be a sponsor for the purposes of the global talent program. In every case, the sponsor must either be a business with its principal business operations located
What are the benefits of the Global Talent Independent (GTI) Program?
Eligible applicants will receive priority assessing above other permanent residency applicants from other visa streams. Additionally, permanent residency in Australia with access to public health care and the potential pathway to Australian citizenship.
How do I apply for Global Talent Independent GTI visa?
The application process, in broad terms, is a three-stage process. First, one must apply to receive a unique identifier from a Global Talent Officer of the Commonwealth Australia. Secondly, once an identifier has been secured the applicant must also secure an employer who will sponsor your application in one of the seven unique sectors.
Further Information about the Global Talent Independent Visa
The Government has increased the previous allocation of 5,000 to 15,000 positions for the 2020-21 financial year. According to the Department of Home Affairs, the allocations for the 2019-20 financial year were as follows:
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