The General Skilled Migration (GSM) program is available for skilled workers who are qualified for a specific occupation available on the appropriate skilled occupation list provided by the Department of Home Affairs (DoHA).
The General Skilled Migration (GSM) programs are commonly referred to as the ‘points-based’ migration, where applicants are required to have at least 65 points from their profile such as age, qualifications, and experience, to be considered for the visa.
GSM consist of the following visa streams:
Skilled Independent Visa - Subclass 189
Skilled Nominated visa - Subclass 190
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa - Subclass 489