Why Us

Australian visa legislation and the visa application process is not only complex, but can change very rapidly. At Migration Expert, our migration consultants understand the nuances of Australian visa legislation and will save you hours of time by determining the best visa option for you.

The benefit of choosing Migration Expert is that you will have an experienced MARA registered consultant working with you from start to finish. Established in 2002, our skilled team has a deep understanding of Australian visa requirements and can navigate complex criteria for your individual circumstances. This culminates in a stress-free, streamlined process for you.

Migration Expert has provided countless people globally expert advice and support through the Australian visa application process. And we can help you too.

Migration Expert is not affiliated with the Australian Government and act independently in the interests of our clients.

Australian Permanent Residency

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 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.


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


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


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


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


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