Australia 189 Skilled Migration

Skilled Independent Visa – Subclass 189

The Skilled Independent Visa SC 189 is for skilled migrants having the in-demand skills of the Australian economy and willing to get permanent residency in Australia. This visa allows skilled individuals to stay and work in Australia. It lets you work in Australia and apply for permanent residence.

This permanent resident work visa requires the applicant to take a skill test and be nominated by a territory or state government or sponsored by a family member or an employer.


Application Requisites:

  1. The age of the applicant must be below 45 years.
  2. The applicant must have proficiency in the English language.
  3. The applicant must have relevant skills as mentioned in the Australian occupation list.
  4. Should get a minimum score of 65 points on the test.
  5. Must meet the character and health requirements.
  6. The applicant must be nominated by a territory or state government agency.


The applicant needs to score at least 65 points to apply for the visa. The factors that will affect your score are:

  1. English expertise
  2. Age of the applicant
  3. Skills
  4. Professional year
  5. Educational qualification
  6. Relevant work experience
  7. Skills
  8. NAATI Accreditation

FCC can offer you the necessary assistance to get through the visa application process easily. It can provide you with assistance to:

  1. Obtain nomination from territory or state government
  2. Get skill assessment
  3. Prepare your sponsorship application
  4. Monitor the visa application process
  5. Communicate with the important authorities until the grant of the visa
  6. Manage the bridging visa.


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