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Australia – Processing Times for Subclass 457 Visas

The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection advertises a 2 month processing time for low risk subclass 457 visas and 3 months for high risk. Current processing times for the Subclass 457 visa are 8-10 weeks, which is within the advertised range, however, it has increased from years past. Employers should account for longer wait times and submit applications earlier.

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