Distinguished Talent Visa - Subclass 858

These visas are for people who have an internationally recognised record of “exceptional and outstanding achievement” in one of the following areas (and are still prominent in the area):

  • a profession
  • a sport
  • the arts
  • academia and research

Applicants must nominate by an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, eligible New Zealand citizen, or Australian organisation with a national reputation concerning your area of talent.

Our Service

Dyson and Associates have assisted clients with a variety of talents, to achieve permanent residence via this visa subclass. These have including an Olympic swimming champion, a women's world boxing champion, an artist, a world chess champion and a world-famous film director and a producer. We are currently assisting with a case for a client with an international reputation in the sport of football.

If you feel you have an internationally acclaimed reputation in a specific field, we will be pleased to discuss that with you and see if we can also help you to gain permanent residence in Australia.

If you do have an interest in this visa, or would like more information, please register your interest below, and we will get back to you.

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Frequently asked questions

What is the consultation fee?

$110. This fee will be credited back towards our agency fee if you wish to proceed with us for your visa application. You need to pay the consultation fee before the appointment date and time.

How long does it take to get a booking confirmation?

On average it may take between 3 hours to 24 hours to get a booking confirmation on weekdays.

Any request received on weekends and public holidays will be confirmed on the next business day.

Am I going to get advice from a registered migration agent?

Yes. All our migration agents advisors are registered with OMARA - Australia's Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority and abide by the migration agents' code of conduct.

How can I get a status update on my application process?

Your case officer will keep you informed of any progress on your visa application through emails and phone calls.

Note: The Visa Office will not respond to requests for a status update. They will only contact us if they require more information, such as medical checks and police checks. Otherwise, we need to wait until we hear anything back from the Visa Office.

If you would like to discuss an urgent matter with your case officer then, please click here and fill in the primary applicant's contact details and your case officer will get in touch with you shortly.