SKILLED VISAS

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Looking For An Australian Skilled Visa? - We Can Help

Our Registered Migration Agents and Experienced Immigration Solicitors will be able to provide advice and assistance in relation to your permanent skilled visa to Australia. 

Visa applicants who are tertiary educated or who possess extensive work experience in a related field maybe eligible to apply for a skilled visa.

An Expression of Interest (EOI) must be prepared and lodged with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection along with results from a preliminary Points Test before the Department invites you to apply for a Skilled Visa.

The Points Test includes the following categories

  • age
  • for having a partner
  • educational qualifications obtained in Australia
  • length of time employed in your nominated occupation overseas
  • educational qualifications obtained in Australia
  • educational qualifications obtained overseas
  • English language ability
  • length of time employed in your nominated occupation in Australia
  • nominated by a State or Territory government
    • nomination by a State or Territory government under a State Migration Plan or sponsorship by a relative
  • and ability to speak a community language, and
  • nominate an occupation on the Consolidated Skilled Occupation List (CSOL).

Holders of a skilled visa will be able to:

  • access social security
  • have access to Medicare
  • study at a tertiary institution in Australia
  • live and work in Australia permanently
  • sponsor family members to live in Australia

Before being granted a skilled visa, the applicant must obtain a skilled assessment, demonstrate that they have relevant work experience, completed a Tertiary qualification in Australia, meet the English requirement and satisfy the Points Test.

Contact one of our Registered Migration Agents and Experienced Immigration Solicitors to find out about more about the Skilled visas. We strongly recommend a consultation with one of our friendly staff to ensure that you have the correct information before proceeding with your application even if you are just making an enquiry.

We can then draw you a migration plan or pathway for obtaining your Australian Permanent Residence and the fastest and easiest way to achieve this. In addition to this, we will be able to provide you with more information regarding any loopholes or any obstacles you may face and any future barriers you will need to be aware of.