SKILLED INDEPENDENT VISA (SUBCLASS 189)
This visa allows an migrant to live and work in Australia as a permanent resident. It is for points-tested skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer or family member or nominated by a state or territory government.
To be able to apply for this visa you need to submit an expression of interest and then be invited through SkillSelect to apply. With this visa, you and your family members who have also been granted this visa can:
- Stay, work and study in Australia indefinitely
- Get enrollment into Medicare, Australia’s scheme for health-related care and expenses
- Get an Australian citizenship (if you are eligible)
- Sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence
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"I was concerned regarding my PR visa application as my family was offshore. I am grateful to AECC Global team for providing continual support from skill assessment to facilitating our family visa application for PR. "
"Thank you AECC Global for working on my visa over the last couple of months and for quick response when needed. I really appreciate your professional work!"
"I have been a client of AECC Global since 2010. From that time, they have been helping me for all visa and education related matters. I am very happy with their professional advice and friendly behaviour. So, I would like to recommend all to visit them for your migration pathway."
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