Skilled Independent visa - 189

Skilled Independent visa - 189

This visa lets invited workers with skills who need to live and work forever wherever in Australia.

  • You don't need a sponsor or nominator
  • You must be invited to apply
  • You must be under 45 to be invited

This points-based visa is for skilled labourers who are not sponsored by an employer, a state or zone, or a family member.

Skilled Independent Visa

With this visa, you can live and work everlastingly anywhere in Australia and suitable family members can be involved in your application. This is a permanent visa and permits visa holders to continue in Australia forever with full work rights.

To be able to submit a valid application for this visa you need to first submit an Expression of Interest through Skill Select. You can do this in or outside Australia.

Steps involved in applying for a 189 Visa,

  • Apply for your Skills Assessment
  • Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI)
  • Wait for your invitation to apply for your Skilled Visa
  • Apply for your visa