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Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189

Skilled Independent Visa is the most popular Australian visa among immigrants across the world. This visa is for those skilled migrants, who do not have any sponsorship from the state, territory, employer, or a family member in Australia. The selection for this visa solely based on your skills, experience, and profile score since it is a point-based visa. This visa offers permanent residency in Australia to you and your accompanying family members.

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To apply for this visa, you first need to choose an occupation from relevant occupation list, i.e. Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) of Australia. Now, you can submit the online EOI (Expression of Interest). If your profile is selected, you will get the invitation to apply for the visa within 60 days.

Note: The Combined list of eligible Skilled Occupations contains the occupations of both Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and Short Term Skilled Occupational Demand List (STSOL).)

Fundamental Requirements of Subclass 189 Visa

To apply for this visa, an applicant must-

  1. Choose an occupation from the occupations listed in (Skilled occupation list) of Australia.
  2. Score at least 65 points based on his/her profile factors, i.e., age, qualification, Experience, English proficiency and other such components if applicable (Click here to calculate your point).
  3. Be under 45 years of age.
  4. Have positive skills assessment form the recognized assessing authority
  5. Must get the appropriate IELTS score to prove English Proficiency
  6. Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI)
  7. Get the excellent health and character certifications.

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Benefits of the visa:-


This visa allows you and your family to:

  1. Live and work in Australia indefinitely.
  2. Study full time in Australia at any grade of learning whether it is school, graduate, post graduate, or vocational education at domestic scholar rates.
  3. Get subsidized health care facilities
  4. Get certain social security benefits/ payments.
  5. Apply for Australian citizenship after spending specific time in Australia.
  6. Sponsor a family member for permanent or temporary residency in Australia

Subclass 189 visa cost:-

  • Independent (Subclass 189) visa – 4045 $(Primary Applicant)
  • Dependent Applicant fees 18 and over – 2020 $
  • Dependent Applicant fees under 18 – 1015 $

Note: The visa fees and other associated charges are subject to change periodically by the local immigration authorities and other relevant entities. Hence, to confirm the latest visa fees, get in touch with the immigration expert at Visas Avenue.

Additional Fees:-

Visa Avenue fees:-

  • Medical Examination:-To be paid directly to the doctor conducting the medical examination
  • Police check:-To the corresponding authorities in the respective countries where you have lived for more than 6/12 months depending on the visa subclass

Certification/Translation of the documents, depending on the certifying person and number of copies to be certified.

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To work in Australia, first you have to know the eligibility criteria and rights of the foreign workers to work in Australia and further look to work in Australia. Know About ANZSCO Classifications of Occupations in Australia

If you apply for the Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189)Visas Avenue Immigration can be your trusted mentor and guide. We have a team of certified migration experts for Australia, who have a thorough knowledge of all the visa subclasses and point-based immigration system of Australia.

All you need to do is fill the free assessment form. The expert at Visas Avenue will assess your profile and give you a call back with a complete assessment report and essential suggestion and advice on how you can secure your subclass 189 visa.

You may also call the expert directly to book the free appointment on Toll-Free No 78-18-000-777.

Note:- Visas Avenue does not deal in any job or job assistance services.


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