Migrating to Australia

Migrating to Australia is a huge step in someone’s life.  Pathway to Aus is here to support you every step of the way – from your first consultation, upon your arrival in Australia to lodging your permanent residency or citizenship application

Studying in Australia

Australia is one of the most popular destinations for students all around the world. International students who study in Australia benefit from the high level of education and at very affordable prices. Here are the most common visas for studying or training in Australia.

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Student Visa

You are required to obtain a student visa if you want to study in Australia for more than 3 months (or 4 months if you are on a working holiday visa) and your genuine reason for coming to Australia is to study.

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Graduate Visa

The Graduate Visa (Subclass 485) allows recent university or certain vocational graduates to remain in Australia and work after their studies have finished.

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Training Visa

The Training Visa (Subclass 407) allows Australian companies and government agencies to sponsor applicants to participate in occupational training activities and professional development activities.

Employer Sponsored Visas

Most companies in Australia can sponsor nominated participants as long as they cannot find an Australian citizen or permanent resident to fill the position. Here are the most commonly used employer sponsored visas.

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Subclass 482 Visa

The Employer Sponsored Temporary Skilled Shortage (TSS) visa is the most common visa used by companies to sponsor employees in Australia. 

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Subclass 186 Visa

The Employer Nominated Scheme (ENS) – Subclass 186 visa is a permanent employer sponsored visa. The ENS visa allows employees to work for a nominated employer on a full time basis.

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Subclass 494 Visa

The Skilled Employer Sponsored (Regional) – Subclass 494 is a permanent visa that requires you to be nominated to work in a regional area. It is a temporary visa that can lead to permanent residency .

General Skilled Migration

The Skilled Migration Program that allows foreigners who are qualified or experienced in a required profession to migrate to Australia. General Skilled Migration is the most popular form of migration to Australia.

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Subclass 189 Visa

The Skilled Migration Program allows foreigners who are qualified or experienced in a required profession to migrate to Australia permanently. You do not need an employer to sponsor your visa to apply for General Skilled Migration visas.
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Subclass 190 Visa

The Skilled Nominated Visa – Subclass 190 is often referred to as the State Nominated Visa. This is a permanent visa that does not require employer sponsorship.
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Subclass 491 Visa

It’s originally a temporary visa that may lead to PR. It’s not employer sponsored and requires you to commit to living and working in a regional area.

Bringing Your Loved Ones

We can also help you to migrate your loved ones(family, partner, girlfriend or boyfriend) to Australia.

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Partner Visa

The partner visa allows partners to work, live and study in Australia. There are also numerous other perks that the visa holder is eligible for such as receiving access to Medicare.

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Parent Visa

It is very common for those who are living in Australia to want to bring their parent out. This page outlines the the options for your parents to obtain a permanent visa to Australia.

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Student Dependent

We are often asked by students if it is possible to add their boyfriend or girlfriend as a secondary applicant to their student visa. The short answer is yes, it MAY be eligible depending on your circumstances.

How Pathway to Aus Helps

At Pathway to Aus, we are there for all of our clients. We seek to fully understand your goals in coming to Australia, determine the appropriate visa to apply for, and then create the appropriate migration pathway through the visa application process. 

Stay in Australia

We will do our very best to help you remain in Australia.

Be with loved ones

We’ll assist you to migrate your loved ones to Australia. 


Book in for a consult with a registered migration agent to determine the appropriate visa for you

Choosing the right path

We’ll help you apply for the right work visa or choose courses for student visa.


In case of questions, feel free to reach out to one of our experienced Registered Migration Agents.

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Visas to Australia was last modified: August 14th, 2022 by Nick Yock