189 (Skilled Independent) Visa
This visa lets invited workers with skills we need live and work permanently anywhere in Australia.
- have an occupation on the relevant skilled occupation list
- have a suitable skills assessment for the occupation
- be invited to apply for this visa
- satisfy the points test
With this visa you can:
- work and study anywhere in Australia
- sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence
- if eligible, become an Australian citizen
75% of applications: 20 months
90% of applications: 24 months
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