Australia General skilled migration
Australia is a country which welcomes migrants and helps them integrate in the Australian society. Australia General skilled migration is an excellent opportunity for people wanting to migrate to Australia under skilled migration. Under General skilled migration you can permanently migrate to Australia along with your family- spouse and dependent children.
General skilled migration options
To migrate to Australia under skilled visas applicants may choose from various General skilled migration categories as below.
Skilled independent Visa subclass 189
This is a skilled independent visa for Australia under which you can live and work permanently in Australia. You may choose to live at any place in Australia. As it is an independent visa there is no need of a sponsor of any state or a relative. You need to be under 45 years of age and have 65 points to be eligible for this visa. Your occupation must be listed on the relevant occupation list to apply for this skilled independent visa subclass 189. While on this visa you may sponsor eligible relatives for permanent resident visas.
Skilled Nominated Visa subclass 190
This is a state sponsored permanent resident visa. To apply for this visa you must be nominated by an Australian state or a territory. Under this visa subclass you must live in a state which has nominated you. Your occupation must be on relevant skilled occupation list. You need to be less than 45 years of age and you must have 65 points to be eligible to apply for this skilled nominated visa subclass 190. While on this visa you may sponsor eligible relatives for permanent visas.
Skilled work regional Visa subclass 491
This is a provisional visa for skilled workers to live and work in regional Australia. To apply for this visa you must be nominated by an Australian state or territory or sponsored by an eligible relative. You must be under 45 years of age when you apply and score 65 points to be eligible to apply for this skilled work regional visa subclass 491 visa. The duration of this visa is of 5 years with the pathway to permanent residence visa under subclass skilled regional visa 191.
Benefits of General skilled migration to Australia
- Stay in Australia permanently
- Include your spouse and dependent children with your application
- Enrol in Australia’s public health care scheme
- Enjoy benefits of domestic fees for education
- Qualify to apply for Australian citizenship
- Sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residency
- Safe environment
- Multicultural society
Australia General skilled migration involves many steps like skills assessment from relevant assessing authority, calculating points to be eligible, filling expression of interest, applying for state nomination, completing documentation required once invitation to apply is received. For all these steps you need services of a expert, experienced and qualified skilled migration consultant. West Highlander immigration based in Chandigarh has years of experience in successfully filing skilled migration cases for Australia. Ms Parwinder Kaur, Operations director at West Highlander Immigration is qualified MARA Agent registered with office of MARA, Australia.