Australia is a land of opportunities for aspirant immigrant for many years and it issues 1,90,000 visas every year under various programs.
Australian General Skilled Migration is for skilled workers and Professionals. It is a demand driven dynamic points based immigration system. You can apply for these visas if your occupation is on Australia’s occupation demand lists for these Visas.
GSM is a point based program where you can get Immigration if you meet certain requirements and you can score minimum 60 points on Australia’s Point System. Points are awarded for various factors like, your qualification, work experience, age, English language ability, spouse skills and nomination from a State Government or sponsorship by a relative etc.
You get these visa with your family i.e. husband wife and children. You get unrestricted work rights on these visas in regards to type of work and number of hours.
Skilled Independent (Subclass 189)
This is a permanent Immigration Visa with indefinite stay. This visa is for Skilled Workers with certain work experience in one of the occupations on Australia’s Skilled Occupation demand called MLTSSL for this visa.
State Nominated (Subclass 190)
This is a permanent immigration visa, with indefinite stay.
For this visa your occupation has to be in demand in one of Australia’s States and apart from the points system you should meet state government eligibility criteria. You will be nominated by your chosen Australian State Government. You would need to agree to live in your nominating state for initial two years of stay in Australia. You will get 5 bonus points for State Government nomination on the points table.
Skilled Regional Provisional (Subclass 489)
This visa allows you and your family members to live and work in a specified state/territory/region of Australia for four years without any restrictions on type of work or number of hours you can work.
This visa leads to permanent immigration after two years once you or your spouse has stayed in the nominating state/territory/region for two years out of total four years and worked one year full time. There is no restriction in terms of type of work.
You can get this visa with the nomination of a State Government or Sponsorship by your relative in Australia. You get 10 extra points on the points table for either State or Territory Government Nomination or for a Relative Sponsorship living in Australia.
Am I Eligible?
To check if you are eligible to apply for this visa provide your brief information and CV on the link below. One of our expert immigration consultants will review your file personally and we will guide you about the steps involved, step by step costs and rough estimate of processing time at each stage of application.