AusDream – Australian Migration Agents




Hope to live and work permanently in Australia? The Skilled Independent (subclass 189) visa is a good option for skilled workers and New Zealand citizens who have the skills Australia needs and commit to contributing to Australia.

Skilled Independent visa consists of two streams:

  • Points tested stream
  • New Zealand stream

With this visa you can:

  • stay in Australia permanently
  • live, work and study anywhere in Australia
  • enrol in Australia’s public health care scheme (Medicare)
  • sponsor your eligible relatives for permanent residence
  • if eligible, become an Australian citizen


For the points tested stream, you need to meet the following requirements:

  • Have a suitable skills assessment
  • Be invited to apply for this visa
  • Score 65 points or more for your EOI
  • Be under 45 years of age
  • Meet the English language requirement
  • Other requirements

For New Zealand stream, you need to meet the following requirements:

  • Satisfy the income requirement
  • Hold an eligible visa
  • Have been usually resident in Australia for a continuous period of 5 years
  • Other requirements

Cost & Processing Time:

Please contact AusDream staff.

For more information, please contact AusDream staff or visit AusDream office!
Tel: 02 6188 3500
Address: Level 2, 40 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra, ACT 2601