Regardless of if you are inside or outside Australia the visa types under General Skilled Migration (skilled migration) are same.

To be able to lodge a valid application for this visa you need to first submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) through SkillSelect. You can do this in or outside Australia.

Basic requirements:
There are basic requirements you must meet to apply for this visa.

You must:
•        be invited by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to apply
•        be younger than 50 years of age when you are invited to apply
•        nominate an occupation that matches your skills and qualifications and is on the relevant skilled occupation list
•        have your skills assessed by the relevant assessing authority as suitable for your nominated occupation
•        have at least competent English
•        score at least 60 on the points test
•        meet the health and character requirements.

For further information and professional advice you can contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us on +61-2-81880740 at our Sydney office and speak to Mr. Biwek Thapa our Registered Migration Agent - MARN 0747526.

Below are the 3 types of visas under the skilled migration stream:

Visa Subclass

Visa Type

Note

Skilled Independent (subclass 189) visa

Permanent

 

Skilled - Nominated (subclass 190) visa

Permanent

 

Skilled - Nominated or Sponsored (Provisional) (subclass 489) visa

Temporary

 After 2 years will be eligible to apply for permanent visa subclass 887

 

 

 

 

 

 


       
PLEASE NOTE: For subclass 489 visa there additional eligiblity requirements you need to meet which can be explained during our professional consultation.

 

"Choosing the right migration consultant is difficult.  I consulted with many Migration Agents, but Opal Consulting impressed me a lot.  I applied for a visa for my husband, which was rejected.  After some time my friends suggested that I try "Opal Consulting".  I was amazed with their professionalism and the way they arranged my documents. They kept me up to date throughout the whole process.  We got the visa after 3 months. Yeah!  Finally I was so happy to see my husband after 3 years and with hard struggle."

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