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Australia Skilled Immigration

General Skilled Migration

Australia Skilled Immigration programme is also known as the General Skilled Migration programme. The immigration program is for skilled professionals intending to settle in Australia who have skills in specific occupations as per the skilled occupation list required in Australia. Apart from being the SOL the Applicants must have good English language ability, must be over 18 and under 45 years of age and anrelevant qualification followed with skilled work experience or a recently completed eligible Australian qualification.

Applicants must also have skills and qualifications for an occupation listed on Australia's Skilled Occupation List (SOL) SOL-1 Skilled Occupation List (SOL) and State Nominated Skilled Occupation List (SRS-SOL) also known as CSOL.

Visa Options

There is a range of visa options under the General Skilled Migration programme for skilled workers who want to live in Australia and who do not have an employer sponsoring them. These include options for skilled people applying as an independent migrant under sub-class 189 as well as those sponsored by a relative, or nominated by a State or Territory government under SC-190 or SC 489..

SKILLED Independent

Skilled Independent category migrants have the least number of restrictions placed on them and this is the most preferred option for eligible applicants who do not have an employer to sponsor them. Assess your eligibility for the skilled independent visa under sub class 189. See if you qualify - FREE SKILLS ASSESSMENT

STATE Sponsored

If you are sponsored by an eligible relative, please note that there are a number of obligations that must be met by your sponsor, like human resource departments approval, shortage of that particular occupation and a valid job offer etc to name a few.
You may be eligible for a number of different visa categories and each has different requirements, pre-requisites and obligations. Please visit our office or talk to our Help desk executive and get yourself assesed free for a Permanent Residencey visa to Australia.

The landed immigrant under any of the sub-class mentioned above is eligible for certain benefits in Australia like

  • FREE education for dependent children till class 12th standard
  • Spouse can live and work in Australia as per the visa conditions on the prime applicant visa holder
  • Eligibility to apply for citizenship after completion of 4 years stay in Australia
  • Retirement benefits after the age of 60 on retirement
  • Subsidised tution fee on higher education for landed immigrant and spouse as well as as any other family member above the age of 18 years
  • once you become a citizen of Australia, then the eligibility to work in NZ also opens up


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