General Skilled Migration Visa Australia (GSM)


The Skilled Migration stream or General Skilled Migration (GSM) program is for skilled migrants not sponsored by an Australian employer but who have particular skills that are required in Australia.

In general, the main applicant must nominate and hold a skilled assessment for an occuaption on the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) or Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL), be between 18 and 49 years of age, have good English language ability, have recent skilled work experience or have recently completed an Australian qualification. Most GSM subclasses require the applicant to meet the Points Test. GSM applicants may apply independently, or with sponsorship by a relative or nomination by an Australian state or territory government.

There are several visa options available depending on your individual circumstances:

  1. Temporary Graduate Visa - subclass 485
  2. Skilled Independent Visa – Subclass 189
  3. Skilled Nominated Visa - Subclass 190 Visa
  4. Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa Subclass 489
  5. Skilled Regional visa - subclass 887


Provided by:
Fred Molloy, Registered Migration Agent (MARN: 0853698)
Konnecting – Australian Skilled Migration & Recruitment Consultants

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