Skilled Independent visa (Subclass 189)

This visa lets invited workers with skills we need live and work permanently anywhere in Australia. You do not need a sponsor or nominator but must be invited to apply.

 

You must:


Source from
Department of Home Affairs
Last update 7 April 2020


Skilled Nominated visa (Subclass 190)

This is a permanent visa which requires nomination by a State or Territory Government.  

 

You must:

 

Source from Department of Home Affairs
Last update 7 April 2020


Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 491)

This is a provisional visa for 5 years. It is for skilled workers who want to live and work in designated regional areas of Australia.

 

You must:

 

Designated regional area

You and all members of your family unit who are also holders of the visa, will need to live, work and study in a designated regional area of Australia. Your nomination must not be withdrawn, or you will not be granted the visa.

 

Migration Pathway 

Visa holders can apply for permanent residence, if eligible, through the Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa (Subclass 191), which commences on 16 November 2022. 

 

 

Source from Department of Home Affairs

Last update 7 April 2020