Skilled Visa

Skilled Visa to Work in Australia.

To work in Australia, a foreign citizen will need a visa of some sort. Normally this would either be a Partner Visa or a Skilled Working visa.

Each year, about two thirds of all Permanent visas are issued to people with skills that are deemed to be required in Australia.

Grants for Skilled Permanent Visas in 2019-20

These are the numbers of Permanent Visas granted in 2019-20 for each of the skilled visa categories.

  • 29,261 – Employer Sponsored
  • 21,495 – State/Territory Nominated
  • 12,986 – Skilled Independent
  • 15,000 – Skilled Work Regional
  • 8,372 – Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional
  • 4,420 – Business Innovation and Investment Program
  • 4,109 – Global Talent
  • 200 – Distinguished Talent

Skilled Visa Page Listings.

Data Sources include:
2019 – 20 Migration Program Report [PDF]

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