Understand Australia Skilled Independent Visa 189 before it’s too late

Australia skilled Independent Visa is a boom for the skilled workers who wants to live and work in Australia on a permanent basis. This visa is highly suitable for the people who not hold up any businesses, no state/ territory nomination or relative sponsorship.

189 visa is a point based permanent residency visa which allows you to live and work anywhere in Australia.

Who can apply for subclass 189?

The skilled workers who are highly qualified and have sufficient skills which are highly in demand in Australia labor market are eligible to apply for Australia PR. Your nominated occupation must be listed on Medium and Long Term Strategic Skill List (MLTSSL 2018).

For 189 visa, you first need to present an Expression of Interest through SkillSelect. EOI online can be submitted from inside or outside Australia

Australia Point System is followed to immigrate the potential applicants where a minimum of 60 points is required in Australia Immigration point test to apply for skilled independent visa. The points are calculated for the following factors:

  • Age
  • Educational Qualification
  • Work Experience
  • English Language ability
  • Relevant skills
  • Other factors

What are the eligibility requirements to apply for 189 visa?

Along with a minimum 60 Australia Point Score, you must comply to the below mentioned eligibility requirements:

  • You must be under 45 years of age at the time of visa lodgment
  • Your occupation must be listed on MLTSSL 2018
  • You must have a positive skill assessment report
  • You must score 7 and more bands in IELTS or 65 or more points in PTE in each module of Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. 
  • You must meet character and health requirements

Read more- Document checklist to apply for subclass 189 visa

How you can apply for skilled Independent Visa?

If you want to work in Australia as a skilled migrant, then you must follow the below mentioned steps closely.

Visa 189 is a three phase process:

1st phase- nominated occupation must be listed on MLTSSL, eligibility requirement should be met and after that the skill assessment with the pertinent government body, which empowers the Department of Immigration and Border Protection to check your aptitude appraisal and that you have the required skills in your nominated occupation and are suitable to work in Australia.

2nd phase- after receiving the positive skill assessment report, you must present your Expression of Interest through SkillSelect.

3rd phase- after getting Invitation to Apply, you can present your entire application to get confirmation by DIBP of your visa being considered. Once, your application is approved, you will receive your visa and can start your new journey in Australia immediately.

Start your application by contacting Aptech Global

Have any queries in regard to Australia skilled Independent visa 189 process, documentation and processing time, you may contact the visa experts of Aptech Global on the toll-free number 18001201602 or mail your query to info@aptechvisa.com

Aptech Global immigration specialists will be happy to help you in all possible way for Australia Immigration.

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