The Australian Government has introduced new changes for the subclass 189 Skilled Independent visas resulting in applicants aged over 45 years will no longer qualify to apply under the 189 Skilled Visa Stream.
New age ceiling for subclass 189 Skilled Independent visa
The new requirement for applicants to be under age 45 will be implemented on 1 July 2017. This change will not affect you if:
- You have received an Invitation to Apply from SkillSelect before 1 July 2017, and you have submitted the visa application before 1 July 2017.
- You are applying as a secondary applicant
All applicants will need to be below 45 years of age to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA)
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