skilled Independent Visa


Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189)

This stream is for Points-tested skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer, family member or nominated by a State or Territory government. It allows you to live and work in Australia as a Permanent resident.

For the Skilled Independent (Points-tested) stream you need to submit an expression of interest.

If you are a New Zealand citizen you may be eligible to apply for the Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) (New Zealand) stream.

The requirement for Skilled Independent Visa:

  • Your occupation is in Medium and long-term strategic skills list (MLTSSL)
  • You have a positive skill assessment
  • Your points are at 65 points (as of 1 July 2018)
  • Your age is between 18 and 44
  • You meet English requirements
  • You meet health and character requirements

If you require assistance with your visa application, please book your initial consultation with us.

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