Subclass 189 – Independent Skilled Visa
Independent Skilled Visa Subclass 189 is for skilled employees invited by the Department of Home Affairs. It allows eligible skilled employees to work in Australia permanently. Skilled and experienced employees can live and work in any region of Australia.
It’s a points-tested stream. Skilled workers have to score 65 points in the points test to obtain visa 189. However, the applicant does not need any nominator or sponsor to apply for this visa.