Australia Skilled Immigration

Australia Skilled Immigration

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Sub class 189 visa for Australia:

The Australian Skilled – Independent Visa (subclass 189) is an Australian skilled visa for skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer, a state or territory, or a family member. … You must score at least 60 points (the pass mark) on the Points Test to be eligible for this visa.

Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) through SkillSelect with details of your nominated occupation, skills and qualifications. SkillSelect will estimate a points score and rank you against other intending migrants.

If you are ranked high enough and there are places available for your nominated occupation, you will be invited to apply for the visa.

If you are invited, you have 60 calendar days to apply for the visa. We will then process your visa application.

Processing time:
8 months 10 months
Last updated 18 July 2018 (for month ending 30 June 2018)

How much does this visa cost?:
The below is just a list of the relevant government lodgement fees:

Base application fee: $3520:
Additional applicant charge for each additional adult that is 18 years and over: $1760
Additional applicant charge for each additional adult that is 18 years or under: 880

Skilled – Nominated (Subclass 190):
The Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 visa is a permanent General Skilled Migration visa which requires nomination by a State or Territory Government.
SkillSelect Only Application

In order to apply for a Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 visa, you must first lodge an Expression of Interest through skill select and be invited by the Department of Immigration to apply.

Once you are invited to apply for a skilled visa, you must lodge your application within 60 days, otherwise the invitation lapses. Accordingly, it is very important that you have all required documentation prepared to lodge as soon as possible after receiving the invitation.

Processing time:
6 months 7 months
Last updated 18 July 2018 (for month ending 30 June 2018)

Invitation:
You must be invited to apply for the visa.

You will receive an invitation to apply for a visa if you are nominated by an Australian state or territory.

More information is available about invitations.

Cost:
From AUD3755
You might have to pay additional costs.
Estimate the cost of your application
The visa pricing estimator is an online tool that calculates the total cost of your visa.

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