English requirements lowered for 457 visas

Hot off the press, 457 visa changes

Great news for Temporary Work skilled visa(subclass457) applicants! IELTS overall 5 – nothing lower than 4.5

Temporary Work skilled visa applicants can now relax while studying for their english test. The Department of Immigration has lowered its English requirements for the 457 visa. Applicants need to score equivalent to an overall of 5 with no band less than 4.5 in IELTS.

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