General Skilled Visa

If you are under 50 years old, highly skilled and are likely to make an immediate contribution to the Australian economy, then the General Skilled Visa program is tailor-made for you. This visa category offers a permanent residency visa (migration) and unrestricted working rights. This is a points based system, with some basic information from you we can give you an appraisal on your eligibility

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In the event you do not meet the criteria, there may be other options available to you, such as an employer sponsored visa. We can assess your eligibility. There are also a range of visa subclasses under the Skilled Visa division which offer entry into the Australian workforce on a permanent or temporary basis.

SKILLED GRADUATE (SUBCLASS 485)

A temporary visa allowing overseas students who do not meet the criteria for a permanent General Skilled Migration visa to remain in Australia for 18 months to gain skilled work experience or improve their English language skills. This visa has no restrictions on work, study and travel.

SKILLED RECOGNISED GRADUATE (SUBCLASS 476)

An 18 month temporary visa for graduates of recognised overseas educational institutions who have skills in demand in Australia. This visa allows recent graduates of selected overseas universities to gain up to 18 months of skilled work experience in occupations in demand in Australia.

SKILLED REGIONAL (RESIDENCE) (SUBCLASS 887)

The Skilled Regional visa (subclass 887) is for people who have an eligible visa and have lived for at least two years and worked for at least one year in a specified regional area. You must be in Australia when you apply for this visa and when the visa is granted.

SKILLED INDEPENDENT (SUBCLASS 189)

The Skilled-Independent visa (subclass 189) is a permanent residence visa for points-tested skilled workers who want to work and live in Australia. To be able to apply for this visa you need to submit an expression of interest and then be invited through SkillSelect to apply.

SKILLED NOMINATED (SUBCLASS 190)

The Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) is a permanent residence visa for points-test skilled workers who want to work and live in Australia after being nominated by an Australian state or territory government agency.

SKILLED REGIONAL SPONSORED (SUBCLASS 489)

A four-year provisional visa for people who are unable to meet the criteria for a permanent skilled visa. You must be sponsored by an eligible relative living in Australia or be nominated by a participating State or Territory government agency.

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