Skilled Migration Australia Overview

The Australian economy needs skilled people to live permanently and contribute to the economy, Hence they introduced their Skilled Migration Program which also supports regional development, helps stimulate growths and increases more jobs for people resulting in reducing unemployment rate. This is the reason why they are providing opportunities to international students and employed to get skilled independent visas.

This skilled visa is a PR visa. You have several options to get the visa. Some of them are skilled independent visas, skilled nominated visas, skilled regional visas, and employer-sponsored visas. To go for the skilled visa, your work field should be listed on the SOL which abbreviates as Skilled Occupation List.

The selection process for skilled independent visa subclass 189 and skilled nominated visa subclass 190 are based on your current point. With a higher point, your skilled migration to Australia will be smooth. The point is based on work experience, education qualification, and your age. If you need to improve your points, there are several options for you to choose from. Fusionoz will help you find the best suitable option to get the PR in the shortest time. See The Skilled Migration Australia Category Details Below.

Skilled Independent Category

This is an independent permanent resident visa. Migrants are selected on the basis of their occupation, age, skills, qualifications, English language ability and employability. The relevant visa subclass is the Skilled independent visa (subclass 189) – points tested stream.”

State/Territory Nominated Category

The relevant visa subclass is the Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190). Each state and territory determines its own criteria for nomination, and is allocated a certain number of places each year. Relevant skills in an occupation in demand in a particular state or territory and are nominated by that same jurisdiction. ”

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Regional category

This category is for skilled migrants who are willing to live and work in a designated regional area of Australia. The two provisional skilled visas in this category are (subclass 494 and subclass 491). Both these visa will lead to eligibility for a Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa (subclass 191, which will commence in November 2022.

Employer sponsored Category

For applicant who needs their employer willing to sponsor them, they need to apply under this category within the visa subclass Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186). Ideally candidates requires three years of skill in their nominated occupation to qualify for nomination. Also employer need to authorized by government to sponsor employees as well.

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How many places for skilled Migrants in 2023 - 2024??

137,100 places

Visa Category Visa Subclass 2022-23
Employer Sponsored 186 36,825
Skilled Independent 189 30,375
Regional 491/494 32,300
State/Territory Nominated 190 30,400
Business Innovation & Investment 888/188 1,900
Global Talent (Independent) 858 5,000
Distinguished Talent 858 300

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