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What is Australia's Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189 ?

Australia’s Skilled Independent Visa is designed for those skilled workers who want to migrate to Australia and are not having any nomination/sponsorship from any state/family member living in the country.

This visa intakes those skilled migrants who are having a reasonably good skill set, work experience, education, language aptitude, etc. since it is a point based sub-class of Australian Permanent Resident Visa.

To apply for this visa, follow the below mentioned steps as suggested by our experts:

  • First confirm if your occupation is in demand in the country. All those occupations which are in demand are listed under Australia’s Skilled Occupation List (SOL).
  • If your occupation is listed, you can then check if you eligible to apply for Australia PR visa.
  • Australia immigration process is based on a point based system. These points are given to a candidate on the basis of personal background such as-
  1. Age
  2. Education Qualification
  3. Work Experience
  4. Language Proficiency
  5. Other factors

Based on these, a point score is calculated which determines your chances to get selected under Visa 189. The minimum score you must be having is 60 points out of 100.

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  • The next step is submission of an Expression of Interest (EOI) online. An EOI is a deed declaring your interest to work and live in the country as a Permanente Resident.
  • If selected (based on your EOI), you will get an Invitation to apply for Australia PR visa
  •  Within a time frame of 60 days, you must apply for Australia PR visa.

These are the general guidelines and procedure for Australia Visa Subclass 189. To get a detailed view in this regard, we suggest you to contact our panel of experts and avail a FREE first consultation over phone.

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