GSM (General Skilled Migration) visa is specifically issued to individuals with special
skills and willing to settle in Australia. Aussizz being a one window facilitator in
Australian immigration services provides consultation, assessment and visa services for GSM
category. This visa is applicable for individuals who are able to get sponsorship of an
Under provisions of Australian GSM visa program skilled professionals, workers, or migrants
might use their expertise, qualification, and experience to migrate and settle in this
country. It is mandatory for an immigrant to go through a Skill Select program involving two
steps, namely, submission of an EOI (Expression of Interest), and actual visa application.
Your application for skilled visas for Australia in subject to test score obtained in this
Skill Select program. Apart from required skill and experience, relevant knowledge of
English is an important parameter in determining your eligibility for obtaining Australian
Australian visas issued under this category include:
- Skilled Independent visa - subclass 189
- Skilled Regional sponsored visa - subclass 489
- Skilled Nominated visa - subclass 190
- Temporary Business Long Stay Work Visa - subclass 457
- Employer Nomination Scheme Visa
- Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 491)
This skilled visa is meant for immigrants planning to settle in Australia permanently. You
need to attain a score of at least 65 in SkillSelect program to be eligible for this
Australian visa subclass 189. Applicants need to be less than 45 years of age and must
possess enough skill as required by their profession of choice. This chosen profession must
have a mention in Australia's SOL (skilled occupation list). Candidates opting for this visa
class need not have an Australian sponsor.
This immigration visa subclass 190 is also for applicants desirous of settling in this county
permanently. Candidates need not have obtained the requisite marks of 65 for applying for
this visa. However, sponsorship by a state government or territorial government authority is
mandatory for this visa class. Applicants must also be below 45 years of age and demonstrate
required skill for the job applied for.
This is a provisional visa for a period of two years for immigrants fulfilling the necessary
professional pre-requisites for a job but is unable to secure 65 marks in SkillSelect test.
Applicant must be sponsored by an eligible relative residing in Australia or be nominated by
territorial or state government. 45 years is the upper age limit of this class of
Under this scheme Australian employers might sponsor skilled professionals to immigrate and
settle in this country. Even regional employers are able to sponsor skilled personnel for
any their respective regions.
This type, popularly termed 'Subclass 457' is issued for a limited period up to four
years. Candidates applying for this subcategory must be sponsored by an Australian employer.
This temporary work visa is the most popular way of immigrating to this country.
At Aussizz we conduct thorough counselling and assessment for understanding your specific
Do write to us for GSM visa
types and assistance. We are more than happy to help you!