Visa Guide

Australia is proud of being a free, open and multicultural society that has a long tradition of welcoming emigrants, including from those of ethnic minority backgrounds. A country with a thriving economy and a need for skilled workers. Australia also has a breathtaking physical landscape, rich in natural resources and offers a low cost of living together with a range of occupational and investment opportunities.

As a result, Australia has one of the world’s leading immigration systems for servings its country’s needs. This makes it one of the world’s most sought after countries to immigrate to, and for many an Australian Visa is a gateway to a new and better life.

There are over 60 types of Australian visas available to you, with institutions to facilitate the process of immigration and mechanisms to support new immigrants as they settle into their new communities and the wider society as a whole. Below is an introduction to some of the main Australian Visa programs currently available.


General Skilled Migration Visas

The General Skilled Migration Program allows foreigners, who are qualified or experienced in a required profession to live and work permanently in Australia.


Skilled Independent (Subclass 189) GSM Visa:

This visa is intended for skilled workers whose occupation is identified as beneficial for Australia. Once issued with this visa you can live and work in Australia without being sponsored by a relative or state/territory government.

Nominated (Subclass 190) GSM Visa:

This visa allows skilled workers who are nominated by an Australian state or territory government to live and work in Australia as a permanent resident. This may be a great option if you do not have enough points for the skilled independent option.

Visitors / Tourist Visa

A Visitor or Tourist Visa allows people to enter Australia for a period of up to 12 months, for a holiday, work or family visit.

Work Holiday Visa

A work holiday visa allow people ages 18 to 30 to have an extended holiday and work in Australia.

Business Visas

This Visa caters to successful people with knowledge and experience. Individuals with the relevant backgrounds and sufficient net worth are invited to apply for permanent residence through one of a number of different Visa Programs. This category allows for investors, entrepreneurs and self-employed professionals to apply.

Student and Training Visa

The Student Visa allows the participation in higher education or workplace-based occupational training to improve your skills for your job, area of tertiary study, field of expertise or in a professional development training program in Australia.

Family Visas

The Family Visa is designed to enable Australian citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their immediate family and relatives to live, work and study in Australia.

Refugee and Humanitarian Visa

Australia’s Refugee and Humanitarian Program is part of international efforts to protect refugees, respond to global humanitarian needs and provide specialist support.

Our team of consultants at UIS Australia is backed by years of experience of assisting people through the Australian immigration system, providing guidance and legal consultation as well.

Register with us today and our team will advise you on the most suited immigration and visa routes for you and your family.

For a single evaluation, the one time fee is $990.

For a family evaluation, the one time fee is $1,490.


*The evaluation fees may vary depending on various factors such as; the complexity of your case, the visa you applied for and the size of your family.