Permanent work visas – POINTS BASED, GENERAL SKILLED MIGRATION 

Australia is facing a shortage of skilled workers across a wide range of industries. There are a variety of permanent visa categories available to skilled workers. 

Permanent work visas allow you to live and work in Australia as a permanent resident.  

Applicants who are granted these visas are independent of Australian employers. 

Permanent Work Visas –  Skilled Migration

POINTS BASED SKILLED MIGRATION (INDEPENDENT SKILLED WORKER) - SKILL SELECT (Subclass 189)

This is also called an Independent Skilled Worker Permanent Residence Visa – subclass 189. This visa is for points-tested skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer or family member or nominated by a state or territory government. You must be invited by the Department of Home Affairs to apply for this visa based on your Expression of Interest lodged with the SkillSelect system.

Want to find out more about the Subclass 189 visa?  Contact us now to find out if you may be eligible.

STATE OR TERRITORY NOMINATED SKILLED WORKER PERMANENT RESIDENCE VISA - (Subclass 190)

This visa is for points-tested skilled workers who are nominated by an Australian State or Territory Government agency. Each state or territory in Australia can nominate occupations that are a high priority for that particular state or territory and can be drawn from the Medium to Long Term, the Short Term and the Regional Occupation Lists. 

Register your interest for Subclass 190 and let our expertise guide you.

SKILLED REGIONAL VISA PERMANENT RESIDENCY - (SUBCLASS 191)

Skilled Regional (Subclass 191) visa is a permanent residence pathway for people who have lived, worked and studied in a designated regional area within Australia and held a previous eligible visa.

You must:
  • hold an eligible visa
  • have lived for at least 3 years and have a taxable income at or above a specific income threshold for at least three years
  • have complied with the conditions of the eligible visa you hold or have held

To find out if you are eligible for Suclass 191 pathway, please register here.

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The Australian visa process can be complex and confusing; our lawyers work with you to guide you through every step of the way.

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