189 Visa Overview

Subclass: 189 Visa
Stay Duration: Permanently
Visa Cost: AU$4,045. There is also a charge for each family member who applies for the visa with you.

Points Tested Stream

This visa is a point-based permanent work visa for skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer, or family member, nominated by a state or territory government. You must submit an expression of interest (EOI) and be invited to apply for this visa. If granted, this visa lets you live and work in Australia as a permanent resident. You can include your family members in your application.

New Zealand

This visa lets eligible New Zealand citizens who have demonstrated commitment and contribution to Australia, live and work in Australia permanently. You must hold a New Zealand Special Category (subclass 444) visa, have lived in Australia for at least 5 years, and have a taxable income of at least AUD $53,900 to apply for this visa. If granted, you can live and work in Australia as a permanent residence. You can bring your family with you on this visa.

Visa Benefits

  • stay in Australia permanently
  • work and study in Australia
  • enroll in Australia’s public health care scheme, Medicare
  • sponsor your relatives to come to Australia
  • travel to and from Australia for 5 years
  • if eligible, become an Australian citizen

How can KBA Global assist you with this visa application?

With a team of experts led by registered migration agents, KBA Global proudly stands as one of the very few highly trusted consultancies for its efficient, reliable services, and high visa success rates. At KBA Global, all of our clients are served by highly qualified and trained migration agents who review each case thoroughly in adherence to the requirements set by the respective authorities. Our expert and experienced migration agents will provide personalized service for your needs and availability to ensure your visa success. We are there for you to provide in-depth understanding of what is required to get the visa and will provide help throughout the visa process.

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  • Lodging and monitoring your visa application
  • Correspondence with skills assessing authorities and the Department of Immigration until grant
  • Managing your bridging visas
  • KBA Global provides consultancy before, during and after if required.
  • We personalize service for your needs and availability.
  • We offer expert and experienced migration agents that you can trust.

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