Skilled Independent Visa is one of the most popular Australian Visa that is chosen by most of the
immigrants across the world. This visa is designed mostly for the skilled migrants, who haven’t got any
sponsorship from the territory, state, employer, or a family member in Australia. Since, it is a point
based visa, this visa selection is completely based on your proficiency, experience, and profile score. This
visa offers you permanent residency in Australia and also to your accompanying family members.
How to get the Australian PR Button?
If you want to apply for this Australian PR visa, firstly, choose any of the occupation from SOL (Skilled
Occupation List) of Australia and then you need to submit the online EOI (Expression of Interest). If your
profile gets selected, you will receive an invitation through which you can apply for visa within a specific
period of 60 days.
Key Requirements of Subclass 189 Visa:-
To apply for this visa, a candidate must:
Choose an occupation from Skilled Occupation List (SOL) of Australia.
Score minimum 60 points that is based on his/her profile elements, i.e Qualification, Experience, Age,
English proficiency and other such factors, if applicable.
Not exceed 50 years of age.
Have assessment of positive skills from the recognized assessing authority.
Have appropriate IELTS score to justify his proficiency in English.
Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI).
Present the valid health and character certifications.
Eligibility Enquiry Button.
Benefits of the visa:-
This will give you and your family the rights to:
Reside and work in Australia for an indefinite period.
Study at any level of learning, whether it is full time school, graduate, post graduate, or any vocational
education at national academic rates.
Get health care allowance.
Get some specific benefits payments of social security.
Apply for the citizenship of Australia after spending a specific time in Australia.
Sponsor any of the family member for temporary or permanent residency in Australia.
The Cost of Subclass 189 visa
Independent (Subclass 189) visa – 3670$(Primary Applicant)
Fees for Dependent Applicant 18 and over – 1835 $
Fees for Dependent Applicant under 18 – 920 $
Visa Avenue fees:-
Medical Examination:- To be paid to the doctor directly who conducts medical examination
Police check:- To the corresponding force in those respective countries where you have previously lived
for more than 6/12 months that depends on the visa subclass
Translation/Certification of all the documents depending on the certified person and the number of
copies that needs to be certified.