general skilled migration

skilled visas

Work in australia

General Skilled Migration Visas are extremely popular as their purpose is to attract highly employable people to migrate and work in Australia. This category of visas allows its holders to attain full rights to live and work in Australia while working under their nominated occupation. You may also be eligible to bring your partner, children and/or step-children with you as dependents on your visa.


Think Visa has extensive experience in dealing with work visa and different migration scenarios, even cases with complexities. With the best migration agents, immigration lawyers and specialists – we customise a personalised Migration Action Plan (MAP) that is bound to make your transition as stress-free and guided as possible. The options available under this category are listed below. Or you could just contact us to identify your best option.



Skilled – Independent (Multiple Streams)

 The Subclass 189 Skilled – Independent Visa is a permanent residency visa that is intended for people with skills that are highly demanded within Australia’s labour market. There is a points tested stream and a New Zealand citizen stream.



Skill Nominated (Points-Tested)

 The Subclass 190 Skilled Nominated Visa is a permanent residency visa intended for skilled people to be nominated by an appropriate State or Territory government body. Each state might have different additional requirements and is points tested.



Skilled Work Regional (Provisional)

The Subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional is a provisional visa that enables its holder to migrate, study and live in regional areas of Australia for 5 years. The permanent residency pathway for this visa has yet to be fully finalised and will commence on the 16th November 2022.



Skilled – Recognised Graduate

 The Subclass 476 Skilled – Recognised Graduate Visa is intended for recent engineering graduates to live, work or study in Australia for up to 18 months. This is a temporary residency visa.



Temporary Graduate

 The Subclass 485 Temporary Graduate Visa is intended for international students who have recently graduated with an Australian qualification. This is a temporary residency visa.

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