This visa lets nominated skilled workers live and work in Australia as permanent residents.
- 75% of applications: 5 months
- 90% of applications: 20 months
With this visa, you can
- work and study anywhere in Australia
- sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence
- if eligible, become an Australian citizen
- have an occupation on the relevant skilled list
- have a suitable skills assessment for the occupation
- be invited to apply for this visa
- satisfy the points test
Help with your visa
If you are getting help with your visa, before you pay someone, read information on Who can help with your visa application.