Migrating to Australia with a skilled visa is an exciting opportunity for professionals worldwide. At Settlers Migration & Education, we assist individuals in navigating the visa application process with expertise and dedication. Here, we explore the various categories of the Skilled Visa Australia and how we can support you throughout the journey.

Understanding Skilled Visa Australia

A Skilled Visa allows individuals with specific skills and experience in designated occupations to live and work permanently in Australia. It’s a popular pathway for those seeking Australian permanent residence.

Key Steps in the Process
  1. Expression of Interest (EOI): Submit an EOI through SkillSelect.
  2. Invitation: If invited, proceed with the visa application.
  3. Points System: Your eligibility is determined by the points you score in the SkillSelect program.
  4. Occupation List: Your profession must be on the Skilled Occupation List.
  5. English Proficiency: Demonstrate your English language skills.

Skilled Visa Categories

Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189

This is a permanent, points-based visa for skilled workers who receive an invitation. No sponsorship is required.

Skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 190

For skilled workers nominated by a state or territory government, this permanent visa is also points-based.

Skilled Regional Visa Subclass 887

This permanent visa is for those who have lived and worked in regional Australia on a previous eligible visa.

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa Subclass 491

This provisional visa enables skilled professionals to reside and work in specific regional areas of Australia for up to five years.

How Settlers Migration & Education Can Assist You

We specialize in providing tailored migration services under the General Skilled Migration (GSM) category. Our team stays updated with the ever-changing Skilled Occupation List and the latest SkillSelect program requirements.

Comprehensive Support
  1. Initial Consultation: We assess your eligibility and guide you through the most suitable visa options.
  2. Documentation: Assistance with gathering and preparing necessary documents.
  3. Application Submission: We handle the submission of your visa application to the Department of Home Affairs.
  4. Ongoing Support: We stand by you until your visa is granted, addressing any queries and concerns along the way.

Our Expertise

Our experienced team of MARA-registered agents provides top-notch advice and support. We take pride in our comprehensive understanding of Australian immigration laws and our ability to simplify the process for our clients.


Applying for a Skilled Visa Australia can be a daunting process, but with Settlers Migration & Education by your side, you can navigate it confidently. Our expertise, dedication, and personalized approach ensure that you are well-supported throughout your journey to becoming a permanent resident in Australia.

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