Skilled Independent Subclass 189
Visa Subclass 189 is for applicants who meet the points test & are not sponsored by an employer, family member, or a state/territory. It also allows you to live & work permanently anywhere in Australia.
To be eligible for this visa you must be able to meet the following criteria:
✓ Have an occupation that is on the relevant Skilled Occupation List (SOL)
✓ Have obtained a suitable skills assessment for that occupation
✓ Be under 50 years of age
✓ Have at least competent English – This is 6 in each band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (or other type of approved test) some professions will require higher scores in order to pass their Skills Assessment
✓ You will be required to complete an ‘Expression of Interest’ and you will need to achieve the ‘Points Test’ score specified in your letter of invitation
✓ Meet health & character requirements
We have access to the DIBP ‘Policy Advice Manual’ (PAM’s) which instructs case officers how to interpret the Australian Migration Policy. By using 888 to help with your visa rather than going solo, you will be at an immediate advantage by drawing on our deep experience and understanding exactly how DIBP will view your particular circumstances.
This has been a brief overview, if you would like to learn more about the skilled visa 190 and the criteria that DIBP will examine please feel free to download our Skilled Visas information pack or give our friendly team a call on (08) 9329 9100 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org .