Australia Subclass 189 Visa

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This visa lets invited workers with skills we need live and work permanently anywhere in Australia.
You don't need a sponsor or nominator
You must be invited to apply
You must be under 45 to be invited

From AUD3,755
Processing Time
75% of applications: 6 months
90% of applications: 7 months

Step 1
Before you apply
You must submit an expression of interest (EOI) through SkillSelect to let us know you want to apply for this visa.

Step 2
Gather your documents
You will need to provide documents to support the claims you make in your EOI and show you meet the other eligiblity criteria

Step 3
Apply for the visa
When you have your invitation you can apply online. You can be in or outside Australia.
You have 60 days from the date of your invitation to apply for the visa.

Step 4
After you apply
We will let you know when we have received your application.
If you are granted a bridging visa you will receive notification of your visa grant.

Step 5
Visa outcome
You can be in or outside Australia when we decide your visa application but not in immigration clearance. We will let you know our decision in writing.
If we grant your visa, we will tell you:
your visa grant number
the date your visa starts
your visa conditions, if applicable

Keep a copy of the decision.
If we refuse your visa, we will tell you:
why we refused the visa
whether you have a right to a review of the decision
We will not refund the application charge if we refuse your application.

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