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Global Talent contact form

​Read the information below before you complete this form.

This form can be used by an individual to:

1. Express an interest for priority processing within the Global Talent Independent program

Due to COVID-19, the Department is experiencing delays in responding to Expressions of Interest received via this online form. We thank you for your patience and endeavour to respond to you as soon as possible.

If you meet the program parameters you will be provided with a unique Global Talent identifier to lodge a Distinguished Talent visa application

To be eligible for the Global Talent Independent program, you must:

  • be highly skilled and internationally recognised in one of the following target sectors:
    • AgTech
    • FinTech
    • MedTech
    • Cyber Security
    • Quantum Information, Advanced Digital, Data Science and ICT
    • Space and Advanced Manufacturing
    • Energy and Mining Technology
  • demonstrate you are likely to earn at or above the Fair Work high income threshold (FWHIT), which is currently AUD148,700 per year in Australia or be a high performing recent PhD or Masters or Honours graduate in one of the target sectors

2. Lodge a Distinguished Talent visa application through the Global Talent Independent program

You will need a global talent unique identifier

Choose this option if you have received a global talent unique identifier and wish to lodge a Distinguished Talent visa application under the Global Talent Independent program

3. Lodge a Distinguished Talent visa application

Choose this option if you are applying under the Global Talent Independent program but wish to lodge a Distinguished Talent visa application.

For more information on the Global Talent Independent program, please contact globaltalent@homeaffairs.gov.au