Apply Permanent Australia Passport form who have professional experience more than 2 years in skilled occupation list (SOL) published by Australian Government, Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) via Skill Select with details of your nominated occupation, skills and qualifications. Skill Select will estimate a points score and rank you against other intending migrants.
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If you are ranked high enough and there are places available for your nominated occupation, you will be invited to apply for the visa.
If you are invited, you have 60 calendar days to apply for the visa. We will then process your visa application.
This stream is for Points-tested skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer or family member or nominated by a state or territory government. It allows you to live and work in Australia as a permanent resident.
For the Skilled Independent (Points-tested) stream you need to submit an expression of interest.
- have a relevant occupation
- have a suitable skills assessment for the occupation
- meet the points test pass mark of 60 points
- be under 45 years of age at time of invitation
- have Competent English
- be invited by us to apply.
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Last updated 16 February 2018 (for month ending 31 January 2018)
Processing times vary.
Online Registration Form Eligibility
You must be invited to apply for the visa.
You will receive an invitation to apply for the visa if there are places available for your nominated occupation and you rank high enough in your points score.
More information is available about invitations.
Online Registration Form Occupation
Your occupation must be on the relevant list of eligible skilled occupations.
You must have a skills assessment that shows you have the skills and qualifications to work in that occupation.
Online Registration Form Points score
You must be able to meet the points score on your invitation letter. This score will be 60 or more.
The score on your invitation letter is based on the information in your EOI.
You must be able to meet the points score eligibility at the time you are invited to apply for the visa.
Check how many points you might get.
You must be under 45 if and when you are invited to apply for the visa.
You must have Competent English.
Information about family members 18 years old or older.
You must meet our health requirement.
You must be of good character.
You must have repaid, or have arranged to repay, any outstanding debts to the Australian government.
You might not be eligible to apply for this visa if you have had a visa cancelled or refused while you were in Australia.