Skilled Migration Program
The General Skilled Migration program is for skilled individuals or families looking to permanently migrate to Australia, to fill Australia’s skill shortages. Visas within the General Skilled Migration program are points tested and are either independent, State / Territory sponsored or family-sponsored permanent visas.
Choose Australian Skilled Migration for Your Skilled Migrant Visa
Qualified and experienced migrants from around the world are in demand in Australia to fill certain skill shortages. There are many paths to Australian residency, each of them suitable for people in slightly different situations. Here at Australian Skilled Migration, we specialise in helping those looking for a skilled visa in Australia and find the right visa option for them, before using our experience and expertise to turn their dreams into realities.
Skilled Visa Australia with ASM: Helpful, Friendly Service & Exceptional Results
With decades of experience in the Australian recruitment industry, our director founded ASM in 2010 after discovering the importance of recruiting people overseas to fill Australia’s skill shortages. Since then, we have grown to become one of the leading experts in the skilled migrant visa to Australia.
We help people choose the right visa for them and get all the relevant documentation in order to give them the very best possible chance of success. If you are uncertain whether you meet the requirements, or you are worried about spending out on the application fees only to have your application rejected, we can offer you the peace of mind that comes with knowing that you’re in the hands of real experts.
Start Your Application for a Skilled Migration Visa to Australia Now
We offer a range of services on our website for those who want to get a clearer picture of which skilled migrant visa is right for them. From our free skilled workers occupation list which can be downloaded to see if your occupation is in demand to our points calculator which will let you know if you are eligible, you can find all the information you need to choose your next step. And when you’re ready, simply get in touch with our friendly team of migration agents in Melbourne and we can help you prepare and submit your application with the maximum chance of success. Read Less
Work and study in Australia permanently and sponsor family
The 189 Visa is a points-tested permanent visa for skilled workers who are not sponsored by an Australian employer, family member or nominated by a state or territory. Applicants must obtain a minimum of 65 points on the point assessment to be eligible to apply for the Skilled Independent visa (Subclass 189). To apply for this visa, an applicant must submit an expression of interest (EOI) and be invited by SkillSelect. Upon receiving an invitation to apply for this visa, you have 60 days to submit your application. Once the Skilled Independent (Subclass 189) Visa has been granted, the visa holder and accompanying family members are are able to live, work and study in Australia as permanent residents.
FED, PHILIPPINES, 189 VISA
“My sincerest thank you goes to each and everyone in the Australian Skilled Migration team for helping me in my visa processing and turning my dream into a reality“
Points-tested permanent visa for skilled workers who are nominated by an Australian State or Territory government
The Skilled Nominated Visa is a points-tested permanent visa for skilled workers who are nominated by an Australian State or Territory government. Applicants must obtain a minimum of 65 points on a points assessment to be eligible to apply for a Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190) and must be nominated by a participating State or Territory government in Australia. To apply for this visa, you must submit an expression of interest (EOI) and be invited by SkillSelect.
ALJAY, PHILIPPINES, TSS VISA
“ASM give 100% support to the applicant and full information about anything that the applicant needs to know. From the processing and passing of VETASSESS, any information and steps that the applicant needs are provided. ASM are very open and always available”
The 489 visa is closed and has been replaced by the 491 visa
Come to Australia and live in a regional area for up to five years
The Skilled Regional Visa is designed to encourage skilled workers to live and work is specified regional parts of Australia for up to five years. Applicants must be sponsored by an Australian relative who is living in a designated area, or by a State or Territory government.
JOHN PAUL, PHILIPPINES, TSS VISA
“The team is truly professional in handling all documents and assisting despite time pressures. Thank you all ASM, I hope you can change many more lives.”
This Visa will allow Subclass 494 and 491 visa holders to transition to permanent residency
The subclass 191 skilled regional visa will be open to new applications in November 2022.
What is your situation?
I am not sponsored by anyone
Points-tested permanent visa for skilled workers who are not sponsored by an Australian employer, family member or nominated by a state or territory.
will sponsor me
The Skilled Nominated Visa is a points-tested permanent visa for skilled workers who are nominated by an Australian State or an Australian Territory government.
My family will sponsor me
The Skilled Regional Visa is designed to encourage skilled workers to live and work is specified regional parts of Australia for up to five years.
Employer will sponsor me
Employer Sponsored Visas allow skilled overseas workers to live and work in Australia for their nominating Australian employer. Visa applicants must be qualified.
I am a New Zealand citizen
Visa holders who have been contributing to the Australian economy can apply for Permanent Residency. If granted this visa they can apply for Australian Citizenship after 1 year.
Self-assessment tools & information
Can’t find what you are looking for?
Not sure what visa you could be eligible for?
Australian visas can be confusing, especially if you might have more than one option. Use our Visa Finder to view your visa options.
Want to speak to someone about your case?
Not sure where to go from here or if you would even be eligible for an Australian Visa? Speak to an experienced migration agent today.