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Migration Expert Australia 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 independent in the interests of our clients.
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Australian Permanent Residency

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Work Visa?

There are a range of Australian visas that provide permanent residency to the visa holder and their family. Australian permanent residents are entitled to live, work and study in Australia on a permanent basis. Additional benefits of Australian permanent residency include access to government-subsidised healthcare (Medicare), certain social security benefits and the ability to apply for Australian citizenship.

Some of the most common work and family visas that provide Australian permanent residency are detailled below.


Our Visa Eligibility Assessment™ is designed to instantly determine if you meet the Australian visa requirements as set by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).


The Skilled Independent visa provides Australian permanent residency to those with qualifications and skills in demand. Applicants do not require sponsorship.

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Skilled workers may be eligible for Australian permanent residency through sponsorship from a family relative or participating State/Territory government.

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A Parent visa enables parents with children living permanently in Australia to obtain Australian permanent residency through sponsorship.

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The Aged Parent visa provides Australian permanent residency to parents (older than 63 years) of eligible Australians through sponsorship.

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The Employer Nomination Scheme enables highly skilled workers to obtain Australian permanent residency through sponsorship from an Australian employer.

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An individual whose only remaining near relatives are residents of Australia may obtain Australian permanent residency through family sponsorship.

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