Professionals and other Skilled Workers visa online applications

Start an application

To start an online application you will need to login to your ImmiAccount. If you do not have an ImmiAccount you will be prompted to create one.

You must add as much information as possible before you submit your application. Applications with missing information might take longer to finalise.

When completing your online application you must not copy and paste bullet points, numbering, accents etc from formatted documents into the free text fields. Only use numbers 0 – 9 and letters A – Z (upper and lower case), dashes '-' and underscores '_'.​​​

Professionals and other Skilled Workers visas
Application type Who is this for Link​
Skilled Regional (subclass 887) visa

For people who have lived and worked in specified regional areas of Australia and hold an eligible visa.

Start application for Skilled Regional visa
Skilled Recognised Graduate (subclass 476) visa​

For recent engineering graduates of recognised institutions to gain up to 18 months of skilled work experience.

Note: When starting an application, you will be asked some questions to determine if you are eligible to continue. If the system indicates you are not eligible to apply online, you will need to post or courier a paper application to us.​

Start application for Skilled Recognised Graduate visa
Sponsorship Statutory Declaration​ (subclass 489) People applying for a subclass 489 visa who are sponsored by an eligible relative living in Australia should provide the sponsorship statutory declaration form with their application.​​ 489 Sponsor's Declaration Form (20KB PDF)​
Skilled Regional (Provisional) Renewal (subclass 489) visa​ For holders of a:
  • Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (subclass 475) visa
  • Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (subclass 487) visa
  • Skilled – Independent Regional (Provisional) (subclass 495) visa
  • Skilled – Designated Area Sponsored (Provisional) (subclass 496) visa.​
Start application for Skilled Regional (Provisional) Renewal visa
Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subsequent Entrant (subclass 489) visa​ For eligible family members of the holder of a:
  • Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (subclass 475) visa
  • a Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (subclass 487) visa
  • a Skilled – Independent Regional (Provisional) (subclass 495) visa
  • a Skilled – Designated Area Sponsored (Provisional) (subclass 496) visa.
Start application for Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subsequent Entrant vi​sa
Skilled Regional (Provisional) (subclass 489) visa

For skilled workers who are nominated by a state or territory government or sponsored by an eligible relative.

Note: You must submit an Expression of Interest and receive an invitation before you can apply for this visa. The SkillSelect invitation contains information and links to lodging an application.​

Skilled Regional (Provisional)(subclass 489) visa
Skilled Independent (subclass 189) visa​ For skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer, a state or territory, or a family member.

Note: You must submit an Expression of Interest and receive an invitation before you can apply for this visa. The SkillSelect invitation contains information and links to lodging an application. ​
Skilled Independent (subclass 189) visa
Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa ​

For skilled workers who are nominated by a state or territory.

Note: You must submit an Expression of Interest and receive an invitation before you can apply for this visa. The SkillSelect invitation contains information and links to lodging an application.

Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa

To complete an application you might be required to attach supporting documentation. You will need to check the relevant document checklist on the visa subclass page.​​​​

Track and manage your application

You will need to login to your ImmiAccount. If you do not have an account you will need to create one to access online visa services. You can use your account to:

  • continue a saved application​
  • attach documents
  • check progress of your application.
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Note: If you submitted your application before 6 December 2013 you will need to import the application into your ImmiAccount. Unfortunately some applications (those with only a Saved ID) that were started (but not submitted) before this date cannot be retrieved.

Transaction Reference Number

A Transaction Reference Number (TRN) is a unique number assigned to each online application. You will need this to:

  • track and manage your application
  • identify your application when you communicate with us
  • check your visa entitlements.

Help

Before you start your application you should read all the information about the visa you are applying for on the SkillSelect page.

More information about these online applications can be accessed from the Professionals and other Skilled Workers FAQ.

Help for ImmiAccount is available through the ImmiAccount FAQs.

If you have read all of the available information, and you still require help, contact us with your enquiry.​

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