General Skilled Migration (GSM)
The purpose of the Skilled Migration Program is to attract highly employable people for migration to Australia. It is the most common form of migration to Australia, and it is one of the core areas of Nation Magration’s expertise.
There are a variety of skilled migration options:
- Skilled Independent Subclass 189
- This permanent visa option has a major benefit that the skilled independent does not require sponsorship by a relative or state/territory government.
- Skilled Nominated Subclass 190
- A permanent visa requiring nomination by an Australian State or Territory government
- Skilled Regional Provisional Subclass 489
- This is a 4-year conditional visa that allows holders to live only in specific areas of Australia. You would need to be sponsored by an Australian relative living in that designated area, or by a state or territory government.
- Skilled Regional Subclass 887
- The Skilled Regional visa is the durable stage of the Skilled Regional Provisional visa. To qualify for a Skilled Regional visa, you must live in the required specific area of Australia for 2 years and have to do a full-time job there for 12 months.
- Graduate Temporary Subclass 485
- The Graduate Temporary visa is a work visa that can be applied by international students who have completed a qualification by taking 2 years of study in Australia.
- Recognised Graduate Subclass 476
- This is an 18 month work visa for engineers have completed graduation recently.
Why should you choose Nation Migration?
There is a wide range of points-tested, family-sponsored and state-sponsored skilled visa subclasses. Choosing the right occupation in which to apply for skills assessment is critical and can affect your points score and eligibility for state-sponsored options.
Nation Migration has handled applications for all skilled migration subclasses and most skills assessing authorities and we can assist you in navigating the options to reach a successful outcome.