General Skilled Migration

The Australian skilled migration program targets people who are under 50 years old, highly skilled, speak good English and who will quickly make a contribution to the Australian economy, in skilled occupation in demand.


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All intending migrants interested in the points based skilled migration are required to submit an Expression of Interest through SkillSelect and must receive an invitation in order to lodge their visa application.


There a variety of skilled migration options, including:

Skilled Independant Subclass 189

A permanent visa, the skilled independent does not require sponsorship by a relative or state/territory government. 

Skilled Nominated Subclass 190

A permanent visa requiring nomination by an Australian State or Territory government

Skilled Nominated or Sponsored Provisional Subclass 489

This is a 4-year provisional visa which allows holders to live only in certain areas of Australia. You would need to be sponsored by an Australian relative living in a designated area, or by a state or territory government.

Skilled Regional Subclass 887

The skilled regional sponsored visa is the permanent stage of the provisional skilled migration visas. To qualify for a skilled regional visa, you must live in the required region of Australia for 2 years and work full time there for 12 months.

Skilled Graduate 485

The skilled graduate visa is a temporary visa which can be applied for by international students who have completed their study in Australia and is granted for 18 months or up to 4 years.


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