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Australia Skilled Independent category (subclass 189)

This is a Permanent Work category called the Australia Skilled Independent category - Subclass 189 . There is an annual roll -out for shortage of labor force requiring specific skills. Overseas individuals who qualify for the same may fill up these vacancies in Australia. For acquiring this , the aspiring candidate has to score a minimum of 60 points in the SkillSelect. This is not a sponsored meaning that the candidates do not need any sort of sponsorship from either Australian state or Australian territory.

Basic Requirements for Australia Skilled Independent category

  • The applicant's age must be 18 and less than 50 years at the time.
  • They should meet certain qualifications that is required for the specific skill.
  • The skills experience must be related to or experienced on the SOL Skilled Occupations List.
  • They must at least have English language skills of ‘competent’ level.
  • The candidates must get a positive Skills Assessment by a relevant authority for the specified Skilled Occupation.

Benefits of Skilled Independent category - Subclass 189

  • Candidates granted this can live like a permanent resident in Australia .
  • Enjoy all of the Benefits of Australia Permanent Residence category .
  • This includes health-care benefits at government run health-care centers.
  • This holders can live, work and study and choose to settle down permanently in Australia.
  • After living there for a period of 2 years they are entitled to other benefits like social security benefits and kids get subsidy schooling, etc.
  • After a certain period of time, they become eligible to apply for Australian citizenship. Enjoy the benefits of citizens of Australia.
  • Citizens of the country can also travel in and out to a few select countries without permit.

Note: Other basic requirements for Australian Skilled Migration will apply for the candidates who would like to apply for the Subclass 189. So, do consult professional Consultants


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