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Australia’s Skilled Migration Visa Program is one of the most popular visa categories among immigrants. General Skilled Migration (GSM) is a point-based program which allows skilled foreign nationals to apply for skilled visa in Australia by qualifying under a points system.

The GSM assess all the candidates based on their age, education level, English language proficiency, work experience, and other key factors.

Following are the most popular points tested visa subclasses managed under General Skilled Migration (GSM):

Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass) 189

It’s a permanent skilled visa for Australia PR. To qualify, candidate doesn’t need a sponsorship or nomination from any Australian state or citizen or PR visa holder.

Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass) 190

It’s a state nominated permanent visa for which, candidates must be nominated by any Australia state or territory government agency.

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa (Subclass) 491

It’s a regional, skilled visa, which comes with a validity period of 5 years. With this visa, you can live and work in any regional part of Australia and can also convert it into Australian permanent residency visa.

Updated Australia General Skilled Migration Visa Fees

Find below the updated fee for GSM skilled visa categories, applicable since July 1, 2022:

Visa Subclass

Base Application Cost

Additional applicant cost (18 and over)

Additional applicant charge (under 18)

Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) – Points tested stream

AUD4,240

AUD2,120

              

AUD1,060

Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)

AUD4,240

AUD2,120

AUD1,060

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa Subclass 491

AUD4,240

AUD2,120

AUD1,060

 

Please note that the visa cost mentioned above is subject to change or revise at the discretion of Australian government.

To discover your eligibility for Australia skilled immigration this year and start your application process, connect with our MARA certified migration experts at Visas Avenue.

You may reach us at Toll-Free No. 78-18-000-777 or drop your queries at info@visasavenue.com.

Please note that the visa cost mentioned above is subject to change or revise at the discretion of Australian government.

To discover your eligibility for Australia skilled immigration this year and start your application process, connect with our MARA certified migration experts at Visas Avenue.

You may reach us at Toll-Free No. 78-18-000-777 or drop your queries at info@visasavenue.com.

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