For people with skilled experience or qualifications, particularly from Australian education providers, or with occupations in demand.
You may be able to apply for permanent residence viaLearn more →
direct entry (if you have three years of experience) or via the temporary residence transition scheme after two years on a 457.
Regional Sponsored Migration
Live and work in a regional area of Australia via direct entry (if your skills are assessed and certified in demand in your region) orLearn more →
temporary residence transition after two years on a 457.
State / Territory Nomination
State or territory governments may nominate you to apply for a permanent visa if your skills are in demand in the region.Learn more →
People with outstanding or award-winning skills in their field my apply for a distinguished talent visa.Learn more →
Points for age, English language ability, Australian study and regional sponsorship may lead to an invitation to apply for SkilledLearn more →
Independent Visas and state nominations.