Skilled Independent Visa - Subclass 189
This visa is for people who have skills which meet the skill requirements for an occupation on the current Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) only. Applicants must meet the minimum points test of 65 and be invited to apply for the visa. Those applicants with the highest points score will be first, and at present, you would need to score 75 points or higher to receive an invitation. An English language skill level equivalent to a minimum of 6 in each band of an IELTS test is required. However, a higher level may be necessary to assist you with your point score.
This visa is widely used by international students and also by many applicants applying directly from overseas. Our Team has enabled a great many applicants to achieve success via this pathway. Service, skill and attention to the needs of these clients have led them to return to us for assistance with visas for their relatives, such as partner visas and parent visas and visas for their friends.
If you do have an interest in this visa, or would like more information, please register your interest below, and we will get back to you.
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Frequently asked questions
What is the consultation fee?
$110. This fee will be credited back towards our agency fee if you wish to proceed with us for your visa application. You need to pay the consultation fee before the appointment date and time.
How long does it take to get a booking confirmation?
On average it may take between 3 hours to 24 hours to get a booking confirmation on weekdays.
Any request received on weekends and public holidays will be confirmed on the next business day.
Am I going to get advice from a registered migration agent?
Yes. All our migration agents advisors are registered with OMARA - Australia's Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority and abide by the migration agents' code of conduct.
How can I get a status update on my application process?
Your case officer will keep you informed of any progress on your visa application through emails and phone calls.
Note: The Visa Office will not respond to requests for a status update. They will only contact us if they require more information, such as medical checks and police checks. Otherwise, we need to wait until we hear anything back from the Visa Office.
If you would like to discuss an urgent matter with your case officer then, please click here and fill in the primary applicant's contact details and your case officer will get in touch with you shortly.
Your privacy is our priority. We keep your information confidential and abide by the migration agents' code of conduct.
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