Skilled independent Visa (subclass 189)

Australian Skilled independent Visa Overview

Australian Skilled Independent Visa (subclass 189) is a points-based permanent visa for skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer or a family member.

Key Requirements

Some of the key requirements to obtain Skilled Independent Visa for Australia are:

  • Should be aged 45 years or less
  • Score a minimum of 60 points under the points system
  • Have previous work experience and/or qualifications in an occupation that is in demand.
  • Meet health and character requirements

Visa Processing

We at Alliance visas follow a step by step procedure for the visa application. This is based on the 6 Step Process which is followed.

Step 1: The Initial Assessment – Alliance Visas conduct a free assessment of the various visa options, consider the applicants eligibility and assist the client with the visa procedure.

Step 2: The Skills Assessment – The skills assessment is an important part of the application process, a positive skills assessment is required to progress the application.

Step 3: State/Territory government nomination – Applicant can earn extra points if they are nominated by an Australian state.

Step 4: The Expression of Interest (EOI) – The third stage is to apply for a Expression of Interest to the Immigration Department

Step 5: The Visa Application – This is the final stage of the applying.

Step 6: The visa grant notification – Our visa service includes all the above stages until the client gets their visa grant notification in hand and can travel and enjoy they new life in Australia!

Please fill up the form to find out your eligibility.

Visa Details

Those who have obtained the Skilled Independent (subclass 189) visas can later apply to become permanent residents of Australia. They can work, study, as well as gain access to healthcare and social security in Australia. there is also an option to apply for Australian Citizenship. Applicant’s spouse, unmarried partner, or children can get the same visa.


In order to activate the visa, the applicants are required to visit Australia within one year. The applicants will then have up to 5 years to start living in Australia. There are fees for the visa application, which might depend on the applicant’s occupation. The processing time is approximately 6-10 months, but it can vary depending on the case. Applicants need to provide all the documents required. For more information please Fill an assessment form now or speak to one of our experts on +44 203 757 46 56