You may know Australia as a land of fashion, fun and family time. While there is no objection on that, this nation has now become more popular for its growing work opportunities. Besides being a hot tourist spot, the land of Kangaroos is often reviewed as the best place to work and settle for long-term- and certainly, the credit goes to the Australian permanent residency. Statistics report that nearly 2 lakh people each year migrate to Australia on the below visa programs of the General Skilled Migration Scheme.
GSM-Range of subclass
Skilled Independent Visa (subclass 189)
What to do when you don’t have any relatives or source to sponsor you for Australian PR? Depend on your skills and talent and apply for a Skilled Independent Visa. The subclass 189 visa of Australia is solely for skilled professionals who have apt skills, experience and no nomination from any relative or state government. Based on the core human factors like age, education, work experience, English language skills etc. a candidate can check eligibility for PR visa under subclass 189 visa program and apply for a visa on scoring a total of 60 points and nominating an occupation from the SOL Australia.
Skilled Nominated Visa (subclass 190)
This is a program specifically for candidates with extra-ordinary skills and ability to fill the shortage occupations of the Skilled Occupation List. When a State or a Territory of Australia finds a candidate worth being invited for a PR, they issue him a nomination certificate and boost his PR chances. To be in view of States and Territories and gain this benefit, an applicant needs to apply for a PR visa under the Skilled Nominated Visa (subclass 190).
Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa (subclass 489)
Several regions of Australia have a downfall of skills. In this circumstance, the government of the specific region nominates candidates for PR visa. Likewise, any eligible relative who wants to bring his/her close one to Australia through sponsorship can do so by the means of this subclass 489 visa. However, this visa allows staying only in the specific selected region.
Skilled Recognized Graduate Visa (subclass 476)
This is a temporary visa program that results to a permanent resident on a specific stay period. This Skilled Recognized Graduate Visa program is best suited for candidates who have recently graduated in engineering stream and have no work experience to show. On migrating to Australia on this visa program, the candidate can claim work experience and then apply for a permanent residency.