Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)

Points tested stream

This visa lets invited workers with skills we need to live and work permanently anywhere in Australia.
  • You don’t need a sponsor
  • You must be invited to apply
  • You must be under 45 to be invited
Stay: Permanently


From AUD3,755
Updated: 12 November 2018
Processing Time

75% of applications: 8 months

90% of applications: 11 months

Process Flow