Why Us

Established in 2002, Migration Expert is a private immigration company with a team of highly experienced MARA registered migration consultants who represent clients from across the globe wishing to apply for an Australian visa. Migration Expert provides fee-based services in addition to the official government charges to advise, assist and represent our clients through the often-complex visa application process. All decisions for granting of a visa remain with the Australian Government subject to lodging a valid application using the free forms available on the Government website and meeting the relevant criteria. Migration Expert is not affiliated with the Australian Government and act independently in the interests of our clients.

Australian Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189) Information

Australian Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189) Information

How Do I Know If I Qualify for a Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189) to Australia?

By completing the Free Eligibility Assessment you will a have better understanding of your eligibility to apply for a Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189).

For a detailed assessment of your eligibility you may purchase one of our Migration Services. By doing this, a Registered Australian Migration Consultant will be assigned to your profile to provide you with more personalised service.


What are the Processing Times and Costs?

Our Fees
Premium Visa Service***
Put your visa application in the hands of professionals
US$1999 Select
Advanced Visa Service**
Professional guidance you need to take charge of your visa application
US$399 Select
Telephone Consultation
Speak to our migration experts over the phone
US$75 Select
Face to Face Consultation
Meet with our experienced Registered Migration Consultants
US$75 Select
Online Migration Specialist
Receive personalised guidance and service online
US$150 Select
Government Fees and Processing Times
Application Fee A$3520
Partner Application Fee A$1760
Dependents Application Fee 18 years or older A$1760
Under 18 years A$880
Second Instalment (click for details) A$4885
Processing Times 12 to 36 months

* All fees and processing times are obtained from government sources


What Steps Should I Take to Apply for a Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189)?

1. Take the Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189) Eligibility Assessment

2. Complete the Australian Visa Interview

3. Australian Visa Application Service