Skill Visa Services

Skilled Independent Subclass 189 Visa

Work and live in Australia with a Skilled Independent visa 189 subclass. The Skilled Independent 189 visa is a permanent migration skilled visa that allows applicants to stay in Australia indefinitely with full work rights. Applicants must hold an occupation that is listed on Australia’s Skilled Occupations List to be eligible for a Skilled Independent visa.

The Benefits of the Skilled Independent Subclass 189 Visa

  • You and your family can work and live in Australia permanently
  • Permitted to study in Australia
  • Eligible to enrol in Medicare, Australia’s healthcare program
  • Eligible to apply for Australian citizenship
  • Sponsor overseas relatives seeking permanent residence in Australia
  • Permitted to travel in and out of Australia

Skilled Migration 189 Visa Criteria

  • Be invited to apply for this independent skilled migration visa
  • Are between 18 and 44 years of age inclusive
  • Competent English language skills
  • Meet the visa’s health requirements
  • Meet the visa’s character requirements
  • Work in an occupation that is on the Skilled Occupation List
  • Have no outstanding debts to the Australian government
  • Willing to sign the Australian Values Statement
  • Have never had a previous visa cancelled or a visa application refused

Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 Visa

The Skilled Nominated subclass 190 visa is a general skilled migration visa for skilled migrants who wish to live and work in Australia permanently. The main difference between this general skilled migration visa and the Skilled Independent visa 189 subclass is thatapplicants can only apply for thisvisa if an Australian state or territoryhas invitedthem to do so.

The Benefits of the Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 Visa

  • You and your family can work and live in Australia permanently
  • Permitted to study in Australia
  • Eligible to enrol in Medicare, Australia’s healthcare program
  • Eligible to apply for Australian citizenship
  • Sponsor overseas relatives seeking permanent residence in Australia
  • Permitted to travel in and out of Australia

Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 Visa Criteria

  • Be nominated by an Australian state or territory to apply for this visa
  • Are between 18 and 44 years of age inclusive
  • Competent English language skills
  • Meet the visa’s health requirements
  • Meet the visa’s character requirements
  • Applicants must live and work in the sponsoring state or territory for a minimum of 2 years after receiving the visa
  • Applicants must ensure that their occupation is available on the skilled occupation listof the state or territory they plan on migrating to, as different states and territories may have different lists
  • Achieve the minimum score of 65 points on the points test at the time of invitation to apply for this visa

Contact Bluestone Education and Migration Today

For more information about applying for a Skilled Independent 189 visaor a Skilled Nominated subclass 190 visa, contact our visa agent in Melbourne today. We can also help you with applying for a low skilled migration visa or a graduate visa via the graduate work stream and other skill visa services.

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