The Australian Skilled Independent (subclass 189) visa is meant for the skilled workers who are not sponsored by the territorial government. This visa permits the successful applicants to live and work in this country permanently. The applicants are selected through the Point Based System and are evaluated on various factors including the expertise in the English language, educational qualification, experience of employment and age etc. The candidates who are in the field of high demand are preferred over others.

Visa subclass 189 requirements
  • The applicant must have a Schedule One Occupation
  • The age must be less than 45 years
  • A minimum of 65 points is required with competent English level
  • Police check and medical are strictly required
  • A positive skills assessment is a prerequisite
Benefits of visa subclass 189

After you have acquired visa subclass 189, you will be entitled to a number of benefits. To start with, it will entitle you to have social security benefits and have complete access to the healthcare facilities that are subsidized by the Australian government. The holder of this visa can live and work anywhere across the Country and also apply for the Australian citizenship and has the liberty to sponsor any of the family members for the permanent residence. With this, it makes you eligible for homebuyers grant and provides an access to financial services on citizen rates. With the visa subclass 189, you can enjoy the freedom to enter and leave the country as and when you please. However, it is necessary that the visa holders must abide by the rules and laws of Australia.

In case of any queries, you can write to us or contact us through email. Our team of experts will solve your queries immediately.

Location: The PR holder can be in or outside Australia anywhere after the decision is made.

What is the Visa validity?

Permanent Resident visa lasts indefinitely. The visa validity starts from the date it has been granted.

The applicant can include Spouse, child or step-child dependent in this PR application and the same rights would be given to the family dependents as well on are granted as PR holder.

To apply Australian PR under subclass 189, please contact KAN Visa Direction as we are maintaining a high success rate of Visa approvals by performing the most accurate work on the applications. Our Immigration professionals will assist you in full to check PR eligibility, Point based test, Visa subclass, application procedures and filing etc.

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