Software engineers and developer programmers are in short supply in Australia, however that doesn’t mean you can’t find the talent you need to meet your clients’ needs. The Australian Government is currently exempting international workers with these skills, among others, from travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19. The exemption is part of the Government’s plan to create Australian jobs and rebuild the economy. The Ayers online tool can tell you in 60 seconds if a person is likely to be successful in acquiring a 482 Visa to work and travel in Australia. For people looking to work in Australia, applying for a 482 visa can be challenging as you need to have an approved employer to sponsor your visa application and specific skills or experience – the list for which is subject to constant change. The Ayers Group 482 Visa Eligibility Tool is the ideal first step to find out whether a person will be successful in meeting 482 Visa eligibility criteria. If a candidate IS ELIGIBLE for a 482 Visa, the Eligibility Tool guides you through the next steps involved in making a formal application. If a candidate IS NOT ELIGIBLE, the Ayers Group will offer you helpful advice on the next steps, should you wish to proceed to make a formal application anyway. As one of few companies to be approved by the Department of Home Affairs (Immigration) to on-hire overseas professionals, the Ayers Group are experts when it comes to assisting employers and employees with 482 Visa applications. We also regularly hire international employees, enabling them to take on contracts as and where they wish, and we provide a letter of pre-approval within 24 hours. Check Your Eligibility Now Applying for a 482 Visa needn’t be challenging if you are fully prepared. Check the Ayers Group Eligibility Tool now to find out whether you are likely to meet the required criteria – it’s free to use and there are no obligations attached. We will keep you up to date with the latest migration news should anything change.