Skilled Independent – Subclass 189

The Australian Skilled Independent (subclass 189) visa is meant for the skilled workers who are not sponsored by the territorial government. This visa permits the successful applicants to live and work in this country permanently. The applicants are selected through the Point Based System and are evaluated on various factors including the expertise in the English language, educational qualification, experience of employment and age etc. The candidates who are in the field of high demand are preferred over others.

  • The applicant must have a Schedule One Occupation
  • The age must be less than 45 years
  • A minimum of 65 points is required with competent English level
  • Police check and medical are strictly required
  • A positive skills assessment is a prerequisite

After you have acquired visa subclass 189, you will be entitled to a number of benefits. To start with, it will entitle you to have social security benefits and have complete access to the healthcare facilities that are subsidized by the Australian government. The holder of this visa can live and work anywhere across the Country and also apply for the Australian citizenship and has the liberty to sponsor any of the family members for the permanent residence. With this, it makes you eligible for homebuyers grant and provides an access to financial services on citizen rates. With the visa subclass 189, you can enjoy the freedom to enter and leave the country as and when you please. However, it is necessary that the visa holders must abide by the rules and laws of Australia.

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