Australian General Skilled Migration Program
The Australian General Skilled Migration Program is aimed for skilled workers in particular occupations willing to migrate to Australia to improve Australia’s workforce.
Australia Skilled Migration Visas
Skilled Independent Subclass 189 Visa
Permanent visa option, the skilled independent does not require sponsorship by a relative or state/territory government.
Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 Visa
A permanent visa requiring nomination by an Australian State or Territory government
Skilled Regional Sponsored Subclass 491 Visa
This is a 5-year provisional visa that requires holders to live, work, and study in regional Australia. You would need to be nominated by an Australian State or Territory government, or sponsored by an eligible Australian relative. The 491 visa replaces the 489.
To be eligible to apply for the above visas, applicants must first lodge an Expression of Interest (EOI) and be invited to apply for skilled migration.
Your occupation must be listed on the Skilled Occupation List.