The Skilled Migration Program, also known as the General Skilled Migration Program, is for people who have skills in particular occupations required in Australia but are not sponsored by an employer.

Skilled Migration Program consists of the following key options:

  • 189 Skilled Independent Visa

The visa (subclass 189) is a permanent residence visa for points-tested skilled workers who want to work and live in Australia.

  • 190 Skilled Nominated Visa

The visa (subclass 190) is a permanent residence visa for points-tested skilled workers who want to work and live in Australia. The applicant needs to be nominated by an Australian state or territory government agency

  • 489 Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa

The visa (subclass 489) is a provisional residence visa for points-tested skilled workers who want to work and live in Australia. The applicant needs to be nominated by an Australian state or territory government agency, or sponsored by an eligible relative. The holders of this visa can subsequently apply for subclass 887 Skilled Regional (Permanent) visa after required conditions have been met.

  • 485 Temporary Graduate Visa

This visa is for international students who have recently graduated from an Australian educational institution. It lets you work in Australia temporarily after you have finished your studies.​​

 

Skilled Migration is very much a competitive process in the current climate. Contact us today to  locate the best suitable option(s) for your migration and navigate every step of the process by clicking the buttons below.