Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189

Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189)

Skilled Professionals looking for an opportunity to earn in Dollars; Australia is welcoming capable and eligible skilled workers to fill in the labor shortage gaps. “Hit The Iron When It Is Hot” this is the correct time to check whether you are eligible to fill in the gaps.

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Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189) is the best option for aspiring immigrants looking for relocation to Australia. This visa allows eligible professionals to live, work, study and start a new life anywhere in The Kangaroo country. Eligibility for this subclass is calculated according to the point calculator conceding points on the basis of age, qualification, work experience, language ability etc. to professionals making way to the Medium and Long Term Strategic Skill List (MLTSSL).

What is Medium and Long Term Strategic Skill List (MLTSSL)?

MLTSSL is a list of professions crafted specially to demonstrate the labor shortages in Australia. This list is subject to change on the discretion of Australian government and the requirement of the labor market.

Minimum Eligibility criteria to be able to Apply subclass 189 for Australia PR

To apply for your dream country you need to check two things on priority; one is the demand of your profession and second is the total points secured out of 100 on the basis of 4 top criteria’s. 65 is the minimum score to qualify for Australia PR. Let’s take a look at the four major criteria’s of scoring points:

  • Age
  • Educational Qualification
  • Work Experience
  • Language requirements

Stepwise process to apply subclass 189

Hold our hands to step by step climb up the ladder towards successful Australia PR visa approval

  • Step 1: Check your profession, or closely related profession in the MLTSSL
  • Step 2: Check whether you score 65 points out of 100 in the point assessment grid
  • Step 3: Get your skills assessed from the relevant authority. Positive skills assessment takes you to the next step
  • Step 4: Prepare and appear for IELTS exam to achieve the required score
  • Step 5: Submit Expression of Interest through Skill Select
  • Step 6: Receive an ITA from DHA
  • Step 7: Lodge PR application and upload documents
  • Step 8: Medical Certificate
  • Step 9: Police Clearance Certificate
  • Step 10: Wait for decision
  • Step 11: Visa Approval

Minimum language requirements

You should possess proficient language ability in IELTS or PTE in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening to apply subclass 189. Proficient English grants you 10 points to qualify the minimum eligibility point requirement.

Processing Time

The PR processing time of subclass 189 depends on the number of candidates applied and the nature of application according to the profession. Most of the applications are processed within 6-7 months

Processing Fees

The visa fee is subject to change without prior information by the Department of Home Affairs. This fee can be paid through online account via Debit/Credit card.

FEES AUD$
Independent (Subclass 189) visa (primary applicant) 3755$
Dependent Applicant fees 18 and over 1875$
Dependent Applicant fees 18 and under 940$

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