Skilled Migration

Skilled Migration

The purpose of the Skilled Migration Program is to attract highly employable people for migration to Australia. It is the most common form of migration to Australia, and it is one of the core areas of TCI Lawyers’ expertise.


Skilled Subclasses

There are a variety of skilled migration options:

Skilled Independent Subclass 189

A sponsorship by a relative or state/territory government is not required with this permanent visa option.

Skilled Nominated Subclass 190

Nomination by an Australian state or territory is required for this permanent visa option.

Skilled Regional Provisional Subclass 489

A sponsorship by an Australian relative living in a designated area or by a state or territory government is needed for this 4-year provisional visa which allows holders to live only in certain designated areas of Australia.

Skilled Regional Subclass 887

To qualify for this permanent stage Skilled Regional Provisional visa, you must reside for 2 years and work full time for 12 months in the required region of Australia.

Graduate Temporary Subclass 485

International students who have completed the required qualification of taking 2 years of study in Australia are eligible for the Graduate Temporary work visa.