SkillSelect is an online visa service of the Department of Immigrations & Border Protection, to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) by the skilled workers and business applicants interested in migrating to Australia.
You will be asked to provide a range of information in the EOI depending upon the visa you wish to be considered for, including personal information, nominated occupation, education, level of English, details of skill assessment and business & investment experience.
The following visas require submission of successful Expression of Interest through SkillSelect.
- Business Talent (Permanent) visa (subclass 132)
- Business Innovation & Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188)
- Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)
- Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)
- Skilled Nominated or Sponsored (Provisional) visa (subclass 489)
- Temporary work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457)
- Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186)
- Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme visa (subclass 187)
Once the EOI is completed, it is stored in SkillSelect and is valid for two years.
The SkillSelect will then calculate your points, access your eligibility and provide you with the feedback.
If you have applied for Independent and Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa, invitations are issued automatically by the SkillSelect system to higher ranking EOI’s.
In case of State & Territory sponsored visa, and Business Innovations & Investment visa, the State or the Territory need to nominate you before you can receive the invitation to apply from SkillSelect system.
Employers Sponsored Visa programs does not require invitation from SkillSelect.
Once you are invited from the Department of Border Protection, you will need to apply for the desired Visa within 60 days online.
The process is complex & requires understanding to avoid any confusion or mistake which may lead to refusal at a later date. We at Future For Sure understand the complete process and support our clients by offering Immigration assistance on personal basis in order to ensure best possible chance for success.