Steps Toward Permanent Residence Visa By Skilled Migration in Australia

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Skilled migration is a migration program that will grant the applicants a permanent residence once they are successful in their application. The application consists of the points test that determines their chance of getting invited to apply for the permanent visa application.
Note: these steps are the desirable steps, there are certain factors that will force you to improvise.

Choose your target subclass

Subclass 190

Subclass 491

Subclass 189

Step 1. Subclass 500
3 Years, it is better to plan your pathways before your graduation.
Step 2. Subclass 485
2+ Years, use this visa duration to make your way towards permanent visa.
Calculate your EOI points
Step 3. Professional Year (IT, Accounting, Engineering) / Degree Related Work Experience
If you have a current job related to your degree, you do not need professional year if you are eligible for skills assessment. To know if you are eligible for skills assessment, contact your agent or skills assessment provider (ACS, CPA, VETASSESS, etc)
More info on professional year program
Step 4. Skills Assessment
Skills assessment will require processing time, make sure that you have enough time on your current visa.
Double-check the migration regulations, there might be some changes.
Step 5. State or Territory Nomination
Every states and territories has their own requirements that you need to fulfill before getting a nomination
Step 6. Permanent Visa Application
Lodge your expression of interest, and hope for the best.
Step 1. Subclass 500
3 Years, it is better to plan your pathways before your graduation.
Step 2. Subclass 485
2+ Years, use this visa duration to make your way towards permanent visa.
Calculate your EOI points
Step 3. Professional Year (IT, Accounting, Engineering) / Degree Related Work Experience
If you have a current job related to your degree, you do not need professional year if you are eligible for skills assessment. To know if you are eligible for skills assessment, contact your agent or skills assessment provider (ACS, CPA, VETASSESS, etc)
More info on professional year program
Step 4. Skills Assessment
Skills assessment will require processing time, make sure that you have enough time on your current visa.
Double-check the migration regulations, there might be some changes.
Step 5. State or Territory Nomination
Every states and territories has their own requirements that you need to fulfill before getting a nomination
Step 6. Subclass 491 Application
Lodge your expression of interest
Step 7. Keep Working
You have to keep working with the minimum annual income of $51,300 AUD for 3 years
Step 8. Permanent Visa Application
You will be able to transition to permanent visa after holding 491 for 3 years
Step 1. Subclass 500
3 Years, it is better to plan your pathways before your graduation.
Step 2. Subclass 485
2+ Years, use this visa duration to make your way towards permanent visa.
Calculate your EOI points
Step 3. Professional Year (IT, Accounting, Engineering) / Degree Related Work Experience
If you have a current job related to your degree, you do not need professional year if you are eligible for skills assessment. To know if you are eligible for skills assessment, contact your agent or skills assessment provider (ACS, CPA, VETASSESS, etc)
More info on professional year program
Step 4. Skills Assessment
Skills assessment will require processing time, make sure that you have enough time on your current visa.
Double-check the migration regulations, there might be some changes.
Step 5. Reach The EOI Threshold Points
This subclass does not require state/territory nomination but you have to make sure that you reach the threshold in order to get invited for permanent visa application
Calculate your EOI points
Check the amount of points that you need to reach
Step 6. Permanent Visa Application
Lodge your expression of interest, and hope for the best.