A unique guide to Australian Migration
If you have an occupation that appears on the Skilled Occupations List (SOL) you may be eligible to apply under one of the Points Based Skilled Migration categories.
More details about the SOL, including the list of nominated occupations, are available from the Department of Home Affairs website www.immi.gov.au/skilled/sol
There are a range of Points Based Skilled Migration visas available, but they all share the same process.
Your details of qualifications, experience, English language ability and other information is submitted in an EOI on SkillSelect.
What is an EOI?
If you possess the skills and qualifications needed in the Australian labour market and are sufficiently highly ranked you will be invited by the Minister to make a visa application or may be nominated or sponsored by an Australian employer.
Application is assessed against visa criteria.
Sirus Migration Consultants can provide assistance and advice on the visa criteria applicable to your circumstances and that will need to be satisfied in order for a visa to be granted.
This visa is for points-tested skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer or family member or nominated by a state or territory government. This is a permanent visa category assessed against the applicant’s skills. It allows you to live and work in Australia as a permanent resident.
This visa is for points-tested skilled workers who are nominated by a state or territory government agency. This is a permanent visa category assessed against the applicant’s skills. It allows you to live and work in Australia as a permanent resident.
The Skilled-Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) is for skilled workers and their families to live, work and study in specified regional areas in Australia for four years.
If you are an international student who has recently graduated from an Australian educational institution, you may be eligible to apply for a subclass 485 visa which permits you to travel, work and study in Australia temporarily upon the completion of your studies.