Skilled Visa 189
Permanent residence visa for points-tested skilled workers who want to work and live in Australia:
- The Skilled-Independent visa (subclass 189): Permanent visa option, the skilled independent does not require sponsorship by a relative or state/territory government
- Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190): A permanent visa requiring nomination by an Australian State or Territory government
- Skilled Regional visa (subclass 887): The Skilled Regional visa is the permanent stage of the Skilled Regional Provisional visa. To qualify for a Skilled Regional visa, you must live in the required region of Australia for 2 years and work full time there for 12 months.