Australia Subclass 189 - Skilled Independent Visa

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This stream is exclusively for Points-tested skilled workers who are not sponsored by either employer or family member or nominated by territory or state government. This Visa allows you to live and work in Australia as a permanent resident. You need to submit an expression of interest for the Skilled Independent (Points-tested) stream.

It is a permanent visa this visa allows you:

  • Can stay in Australia indefinitely
  • Can study and work in Australia
  • Can enrol in Medicare, Australia's scheme for health-related care and expenses
  • Can sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence
  • Can travel to and from Australia for five years
  • Can apply for Australian citizenship if eligible

Processing Time

The whole processing time is in between 9 to 12 months.

Eligibility Criteria

Age: You should be under 45 years old.

Skilled Occupation: Experience must be relevant to the eligible list of skilled Occupations.

Point Score: 60 points based on Age, Education, Experience, English Language ability, Australian Study and Work, Partner skills and other parameters.

Have competent English Language Scores.

Invitation to Apply: You will receive an invitation to apply for the visa if there are places vacant for your preferred nominated occupation and your rank should be high enough in points score.

Health & Character: You must meet Health & Character requirements.

Costs & Visa Fees

Visa Charges: AUD 3670

Adult Dependant: AUD 1835

Child Dependant: AUD 920

Career Overseas Service Charges: Please contact our Visa Experts

Australia Sub Class 189 Skilled Independent

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