Skilled Independent (189) visa

HOW TO APPLY FOR A SKILLED INDEPENDENT (189) VISA

To apply for this visa, you’ll need to be working in a job on the Skilled Occupation List (SOL). The requirements will be based on age, training and English competence.

As you are working in a role on the SOL, you don’t need sponsorship from a relative or state, and you can live in any part of the country.

WHEN YOU’RE GRANTED A 189 VISA:
  • You and your partner can work in any job on arrival
  • You can study at one of Australia’s fantastic schools or universities
  • You can start your journey towards Australian citizenship
  • You can sponsor others during their own permanent residency applications
  • You’ll receive subsidised healthcare through Medicare

We have years of experience guiding people through their skill assessment for the skilled independent 189 visa. Whatever your profession – IT, nursing, engineering, for example – we’ll ensure you have all the support you need to lodge a successful visa application.

You should be aware that you’ll need a range of paperwork, which may include detailed references and training certificates. Choosing KNpact Migration Australia for your visa application gives you a fantastic chance of gaining permanent residency in Australia

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEST

All applicants are required to take an English test called IELTS/ PTEAcademic. We can help you train for this by offering helpful tips and advice.

READY TO TAKE THE NEXT STEP?

Take your free visa assessment today!