There are many different categories of visas allowing you to either stay temporarily in Australia or live and work there permanently. Find out which of the following visa categories is more suitable for you.
General Skilled Visas
The General Skilled Migration Scheme is for people who are not sponsored by an employer and who have skills and experience in occupations required in Australia.
If your occupation or trade is on the Skilled Occupation List (SOL), you could be eligible for a Skilled visa.
Find out more about General Skilled Visas
Employer Sponsored Visas
If you are a skilled worker and your current or prospective employer is willing to sponsor you for a temporary or permanent visa, you could be eligible for one of the employer sponsored visas.
Business Skills Visas
If you intend to establish a business in Australia, manage a new or existing business or invest in Australia you could be eligible for one of the various business skills visas.
There are currently more than 12 business skills visa categories. It is therefore important you get professional advice on which one is more appropriate for you.
If you want to join an Australian (citizen or permanent resident) partner or relative in Australia, you could be eligible for one of the family visa categories.
If you wish to study in Australia, you could be eligible for a student visa.
If you want to come to Australia as a tourist, on a working holiday, for a medical treatment or for a sports event, you could be eligible for one of the visitor visas.