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    can 461 holders be sponsored on 186?

    Thanks for your comments, we were hoping it was the right one as we can meet all the other criteria.
  2. Hi, I am an NZ citizen and my partner (British citizen) is 2.5 years into a 461 visa looking towards permanent residency. We have lived in South Brisbane for the last 2 years with our 2 kids. His employer is happy to sponsor him for PR as he has worked for 2 years as an environmental consultant and it would open up the option of hiring others from abroad. (The company have been advertising in Australia for skilled workers but had no joy). We have tried to follow the boarders and immigration website but it gets a little confusing. As this is the first time the company and my partner have done this I wanted to ask if we are heading down the right path so here is the question. Can the employer apply for a 186 sponsored visa (direct stream) for someone holding a 461 (NZ family category) visa? Thanks in advance, any advice would be appreciated