Your quick guide to navigating General Skilled Migration Visas in Australia

What is GSM?

A brief overview of General Skilled Migration visas, designed for people who want to live and work in Australia on a long-term basis.

Eligibility Criteria

Points are given for age, English language ability, skilled employment, and qualifications.

Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189)

For skilled workers who do not require sponsorship. Offers permanent residency.

Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190)

For skilled workers nominated by an Australian state or territory. Also leads to permanent residency.

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 491)

For skilled workers nominated to live and work in regional Australia.

Skilled Regional (Residence) Visa (Subclass 887)

For people who have lived and worked in specified regional areas in Australia for at least two years.

Graduate Temporary (Subclass 485)

For international students who have completed an Australian educational course and wish to work in Australia.

Ready to Apply?

Brief steps on how to get started with your GSM visa application.

Get Your Journey Started!

With the right GSM visa, your Australian dream is within reach.


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