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The Government is increasing the duration of some Essential Skills visas and streamlining the application process to provide more certainty to employers and visa holders while COVID border restrictions remain in place.
Two year Essential Skills visa to provide certainty to at least 18,000 visa holders
Streamlined application process to benefit at least 57,000 visa holders