GSM (General Skilled Migration) Visas
These visas types provide opportunities for overseas skilled candidates to live and work in Australian and contribute their talents to the growth of the Australian economy.
Skilled migration visa subclasses (189, 190 and 489) require intending migrants to pass a points test to be invited to apply for a visa.
189 Skilled Independent Visa
190 Skilled Nominated Visa
This visa is a permenant visa option for points-tested skilled intending migrants who are not sponsored by an employer or family member or nominated by a state or territory government.
This visa is a permenant visa option for points-tested skilled workers who are nominated by a state or territory government agency.
489 Skilled Regional Provisional Visa
887 Skilled Regional Residence Visa
This is a temporary visa option which allows skilled workers to live and work in specified regional areas in Australia for up to four years.
This is a permanent visa for people who have lived and worked in specified areas of regional Australia.