General Skilled Migration

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General Skilled Migration

– Points Tested

You may be eligible if you have a nominated occupation/skill in the relevant occupation list. General Skilled Migration visas are generally points tested. Points may be awarded for the following:

Educational qualifications
Skilled employment – experience
Australia study requirement
Specialist education qualification

Additional points:
Professional Year
Partner skill qualification
Study in a regional area


Permanent Residency Pathways

Subclass 189

Skilled Independent

1) Points-tested Stream

You would eligible if you have a relevant occupation and meet the points test mark of 65 points.

2) New Zealand Stream

You would be eligible if you hold are a New Zealand citizen who have continuously resided in Australia for 5 years and meet the taxable income threshold for the last 4 income years

Subclass 190

Skilled Nominated

Awards 5 extra points – requires you to live in the nominating state upon obtaining the visa. The nominated occupation varies and requirements for each state differs as well.

Subclass 489

Skilled Regional (Provisional)

Holder may obtain PR if they comply with all requirements upon obtaining the visa. 10 extra points is awarded and you would need to be sponsored by an eligible relative or an Australian state or territory.

Benefits of General Skilled Migration

Work rights

Permanent visa that allows skilled workers to work and live in Australia.

No Obligations

Doesn’t require you to seek or maintain employment in the same occupation.


Cheaper option
compared to other
visa types.

Shorter Time

Relatively shorter visa application processing time (6 – 12 months).

Other Pathways

If you are not eligible for the above visas because you are unable to meet the points threshold, there are other ways to get there. You can make use of the following temporary visas to get the 1 or 2 years work experience in your nominated occupation:

  Needed for a positive skills assessment
  To get 5 extra points with 1 year of local work experience

Options available are:

Subclass 485

Temporary Graduate Visa

There are 2 streams available if you have fulfilled the 2 year Australian study requirement:

1) Graduate Work Stream

This stream requires a positive skills assessment and allows you to live and work in Australia for 18 months. You should apply for this stream if you obtained your first student visa before November 2011.

2) Post-study Work Stream

You can apply for this stream if you obtained your first student visa after November 2011. This visa gives you full living and working rights for at least 2 years.

Subclass 476

Skilled – Recognized Graduate Visa

You would be eligible if you have completed an engineering degree at a specified educational institution in the past 2 years.

You must also be under 31 years of age and must not have previously had a Subclass 485 or 476.


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