EXPLORE YOUR SKILLED VISA PATHWAYS WITH OUR MIGRATION AGENTS

AIM Lawyers & Consultants will guide you through each step of your needs, whether it may be skill assessment applications, State or Territory nominations, points test assessments, EOI applications and lodgement of visa applications.

Am I eligible for a skilled Visa?

Our experienced migration agents and immigration lawyers can support you with:

Provisional: Subclass 491, 485 and 476

The following can lead to Permanent residency in Australia:

Skilled-Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491): A provisional visa allowing holders to live in specific areas of Australia. This requires you to be sponsored by an Australian relative living in a designated area, or by a state or territory government.

Some key requirements for this visa:

  • Be under 45 years old
  • Must be nominated by an Australian state/ territory government OR sponsored by an eligible relative. All state/territory have their own eligibility requirement that you must be able to comply.
  • Have suitable skills assessment
  • Able to score 65 points or more in the EOI application
  • Your occupation must be on the eligible skilled occupation list for Subclass 491 visa

Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485): This is a working visa and can be applied for by international students who have a completed qualification of two years study in Australia.

Skilled Recognised Graduate (Subclass 476): This visa is for 18 months, and engineering graduates classify for it.

Some key requirements for this visa:

  • Be under 31 years old
  • Completed an engineering degree or higher qualification in the last 2 years from a specified educational institution
  • Have not held either Subclass 485 or 476 visa
  • Must achieve Competent English level in the English proficiency test

Skilled (Permanent)

This option is for points-tested workers, allowing them to live and work in Australia with a permanent residency.

Independent visa (subclass 189): This is a permanent visa option for the skilled independent, without requiring sponsorship from a relative or state government.

Some key requirements for this stream:

    • Be under 45 years old
    • Have suitable skills assessment
    • Able to score more than 65 points and be invited to apply for the visa application
    • Must achieve at least Competent English level in the English proficiency test

Nominated (subclass 190):This permanent visa option requires the individual to be nominated by an Australian State or Territory Government.

Some key requirements for this visa:

    • Be under 45 years old
    • Must be nominated by an Australian state or territory government agency. All state/territory have their own eligibility requirement that you must be able to comply.
    • Nominated occupation must be on the relevant list of eligible skilled occupation for subclass 190 visa
    • Must have a relevant skills assessment
    • Be able to score 65 points or more in your EOI application
    • Must achieve Competent English level in the English proficiency test

Regional (subclass 887):

This pathway is the permanent stage of the Skilled Regional Provisional. In order to qualify for this option, the individual must live in the required region of Australia for over two years, with at least 12 months full time employment.

Some key requirements for this visa:

    • Must be in Australia and hold visa of either subclass 489, 495, 496, 475 or 487
    • Must have lived for at least 2 years in a designated regional area of Australia
    • Must have worked full time for at least 12 months in a designated regional area of Australia

How our Melbourne migration agents can help you with Skilled Visa applications.

Aim Lawyers is accredited and experienced with all streams of work visas in Australia, we have the resources to help migrants gain the right visas and link with reputable companies.

We can assist you with the application process of skilled worker agreements – like independent subclass 189, as well as skilled nominated visas which include the subclass 190 and subclass 491.

Whether you are looking at working in a metropolitan or regional setting, anywhere in Australia, Aim Lawyers can work with you and your prospective employer to ensure the entire process runs smoothly.

Don’t take the risk of trying to manage this process yourself as it could ultimately result in your application being unsuccessful. Let our qualified and experienced team of lawyers and agents guide you through the process for the best possible chance of success.

Contact us today for a commitment free briefing with our Registered Migration Agents in Melbourne to find more about your visa options.

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Contact us today for a commitment free briefing with our Registered Migration Agents in Melbourne to find more about your visa options.

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