Applying for a permanent skilled migration visa via the following two options

  • Skilled Independent Visa Subclass189
  • Skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 190

The process for applying for a 189 or 190 visa is:

  • achieve the pass mark set for the skilled migration points test – currently set at 65 for these visas
  • lodge an Expression of Interest (EOI) through SkillSelect
  • upon invitation lodge your application within 60 days
  • be between 18 and 45 years of age
  • pass a skills assessment for an occupation listed on the relevant skilled occupation list
  • meet English language and health and character requirements