Depending on your circumstances, you can apply for a variety of Australian visas. The most popular way to receive a temporary or permanent residence permit in Australia is through your occupation. Your profession may qualify you for one of Australia's several work permit visas. Visas are available for skilled employees, those engaged in specific activities, highly specialised workers, and others. Experienced entrepreneurs and investors who meet the requirements for Australia's self-employment visa, known as the Business Talent visa, are eligible.

If you're a professional seeking a visa, Australia has a number of options. Some of these visas can even lead to temporary or permanent residency for you and your family members who qualify.

You might also use Australia's immigration point system to apply for a visa. The intricacies of this, as well as Australia's visa application and process for each sort of permit, are all detailed in this section. In addition, you'll find everything you need to know about Australia's visa requirements and expenses.

Work permit and employment based visas

Australia extends a helping hand to people who can contribute to their economy and are working as per the Australian norms and code of conduct. Work visas are available for the following occupations:

  • persons who are skilled
  • workers taking part in certain activities
  • Trainees
  • Short-term seasoned businesspeople
  • Investors
  • highly specialised workers

Below are some of the types of work permits provided by the Australian government who land in Australia to make a difference in their life as well as a productive contributor to this land.

  • Employer Nomination Scheme visa: allows qualified professionals who have been nominated by their organisation to live and work permanently in the country.
  • Regional sponsored migration skills visa: allows skilled people in regional Australia who have been nominated by their company to live and work permanently in the country.
  • Skilled independent visa: for invited workers and skilled New Zealand citizens Australia needs permanent residents and workers in all parts of the country.
  • Skilled nominated visa: Allows nominated and skilled workers to live and work in Australia as a permanent citizen.
  • Temporary skilled shortage visa: When an Australian is not available, an employer can sponsor a suitably skilled worker on a temporary visa.
  • Temporary work visa(international visa): a temporary visa that allows you to work in specific circumstances that benefit Australia's foreign relations.


If you are able to obtain a permanent visa for Australia, you can stay in the country indefinitely as a permanent resident. Skilled work visas, which fall under General Skilled Migration, are among the most sought-after permanent visas (GSM). Family visas for Australia are also among the most popular permanent visas filed for.

  • As an Australian permanent resident, you can work and study anywhere in the country and stay in Australia indefinitely. You can also enrol in Medicare, Australia's national health insurance plan. Furthermore, a permanent resident of Australia can sponsor their qualifying relatives for permanent residence.
  • A permanent resident of Australia may work in New Zealand without obtaining a work visa.
  • A permanent resident is not the same as a citizen of a country. If you have permanent residence in another country, you will have a passport from that country.
  • Permanent residency in Australia also entitles you to unlimited travel to and from the country. When you are given a permanent visa, you have a 5-year travel period. You may leave and re-enter Australia as many times as you like over those five years, as long as your visa is valid.
  • The innovative immigration department of Australia has shortened the application process to reduce processing time. However, submitting a Decision Ready Application is essential.


The main qualification for Australia immigration is a minimum score of 65 points for an Australia work visa. However, if your score is between 80 and 85, you have a better chance of getting into Australia and obtaining a PR visa. The score is determined by factors such as age, education, qualification, work experience, adaptability, and so on.


  • Points: A minimum of 65 points on the Points Grid.
  • Age: Under 45 years old
  • English proficiency: PTE Score or IELTS Skills Assessment: Skill assessment in Australia by approved authority.
  • Occupation: The occupation should be on Australia's Skilled Occupation List or the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL)


  1. Check the eligibility requirements
  2. English proficiency Test
  3. Give your skill assessment test
  4. Register your expression of interest
  5. Get your invitation to apply
  6. Submit your PR application
  7. Get your clearance certificates
  8. Get your PR visa