Subclass 189 Skilled Independent (Permanent)

Subclass 189 Skilled Independent (Permanent)


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. It allows you to live and work in Australia as a permanent resident.


  • Can work and live in Australia legally

  • Can study in Australia

  • Can enjoy the local medical benefits; Children can attend public schools in Australia

  • Can apply for local funding after living in Australia for 2 years

  • Can be a guarantor for family-based immigration to Australia

  • Can become an Australian citizen if meet the specified criteria


 Processing time :

Around 1 years 

Application Process:

Short-term technical occupation list (STSOL) (two years) 
Long-term strategic occupation visa list (MLTSSL) (four years)

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10 good reasons for skilled migration


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