Skilled Migration Visas

Skilled Migration Visa Options

  • Subclass 189 Skilled – Independent (Permanent) (Class SI)
  • Subclass 190 Skilled – Nominated (Permanent) (Class SN)
  • Subclass 489 Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (Class SP)
  • Subclass 132 Business Talent (Permanent)
  • Subclass 188 Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional)
    Note: for these visas you need to submit an EOI and receive an invitation before you can make an application.
  • Subclass 186 - Employer Nomination Scheme (Class EN)
  • Subclass 187 - Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (Class RN)
  • Note: you can also express interest in the above visas on your EOI to be contacted by an employer.

SkillSelect - Minimum Requirements

  • Be under 50 years old;
  • Have a skilled occupation on SOL (for subclass 189 Skilled Independent candidates), or on CSOL (Consolidated Skilled Occupations List) (for subclass 190 & 489 State/Territory Government candidates);
  • Minimum IELTS 6 score (all 4 bands);
  • Skills assessed by relevant assessing authority; &
  • Meets the gazetted minimum points test – currently 60

Please note that Qualification and Skills Assessment - the very first step to Australia Skilled Migration visa (permanent migration). If you are in the occupations as listed on the Skilled Occupations List (SOL) and the Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List (CSOL) then you can go for assessing your Qualification and Skills by an authorised assessing authority. For instance, if you an IT professional then authorised assessing authority for ICT is the ACS. Furthermore, for an Natural and Environmental Scientist the authorised assessing authority is VETASSESS.

At Qantara Consulting, we have professional consultants who are up-to-date with most recent requirements as set by the different authorised assessing authorities. So, they can precisely guide and help you to get the positive outcome on your Qualification and Skills assessment.Please read details at: Skill Assessment Made Easy

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