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Permanent Visas Information

Permanent Australian Visas

Permanent visas are issued for a period of 5 years. Holders of permanent visa enjoy almost the same rights and responsibilities as citizens of Australia such as:

  • Unlimited travel to and from Australia for a period of 5 years (when leaving the country after 5 years you will need to apply for a returning resident visa or Australian citizenship)
  • The right to stay in Australia indefinitely
  • The right to study at the same cost as the citizens
  • The right to work (except in some of government departments or the army)
  • The right for health insurance through Medicare, a national health insurer
  • The right to social benefits after 2 years of living in Australia
  • The right to acquire Australian citizenship after four years of residence in Australia
  • The right to sponsor other family members for migration to Australia

There are several options for obtaining a visa for permanent residence

  • Employer Nomination Scheme

     - This visa is for skilled workers from outside Australia or skilled temporary residents who live and work in Australia.
  • Regional Migration Scheme

     - This visa is for skilled workers from outside Australia or skilled temporary residents who live and work in regional Australia.
  • Skilled Independent

     - This points-based visa is for skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer, a state or territory, or a family member.
  • Skilled - Nominated

     - Points-based visa for skilled workers who are nominated by a state or territory.
  • Business Talent

     - The Business Talent visa is part of the Australian Business Innovation and Investment Program, which seeks to expand the country's economy.
  • Family Migration

     - There are a number of migration options for fiancés, partners, children, parents and other family members of Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens.

Contact Us - We will be glad to offer you any assistance related to your migration needs.

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