Here is an overview of different types of visas to migrate from Dubai to Australia. Below listed are the visa options that you can consider.

Student Visa

Australian Government is providing an opportunity to all students across the globe to study in Australia starting from schooling to pursuing Masters/ Doctoral Degree from Australia. Even the parents/guardians have the option to stay with their children while they study. Also, there is an option to work while studying but need to check the conditions. For Student Visa, there are many subclasses of visa like

  • Subclass 573 – HIGHER EDUCATION 
  • Subclass 574 – POSTGRADUATE 
  • Subclass 575 – NON AWARD COURSES 
  • Subclass 576 – DEFENCE AND AUSAID
  • Subclass 580 – GUARDIANS OF STUDENT

You can also choose for course packages. Depending on your requirement you can choose the visa type.

Visitor Visa / Tourist Visa

It’s a temporary visa for visiting Australia for tourism purposes, visiting your friends and family, sightseeing, short term business activities or even for nonformal courses which are less than 3 months course period. There are 3 categories of visa which you can choose from while applying for a visit visa.

  • For Tourism
  • For Family
  • For Business

General Skilled Migration Visa

If you are best at something and you want to migrate from Dubai to Australia then this visa type is for you. This visa allows you to migrate to Australia depending on your skill which is in demand in Australia. The best part of this visa is that you don’t need an employer to sponsor you. You must first lodge an Expression of Interest(EOI) for checking the eligibility and they will send you an invite to apply for the visa. That’s how it works. Also your occupation must be in the Skilled Occupation List by the Australian Government. Listed below are the subclasses of General Skilled Visa.

  •  Subclass 189 – Skilled Independent Visa
  • Subclass 190 – Skilled Nominated Visa
  • Subclass 491 – Skilled Work Regional (provisional)

Employer Sponsored Visa

For this visa you need an employer to sponsor you to work and live permanently / temporary in Australia. Still it’s an option to migrate to Australia. Like other visa types, Employer Sponsored Visas also have many subclasses. Following are those:

  • Subclass 482 – Temporary Skill Shortage Visa
  • Subclass 187 – Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme
  • Subclass 408 – Temporary Activity Visa
  • Subclass 186 – Employer Nomination Scheme

Partner Visa

If your partner is already in Australia and you want to join, then this visa is for you.  Before applying check your requirement whether it’s a temporary or permanent visa you want. Depending on your choice, you have to choose the visa from the following visa Subclasses.

  • Subclass 820 – Temporary Partner Visa
  • Subclass 801 – Permanent Partner Visa
  • Subclass 309 – Partner Provisional Visa
  • Subclass 100 – Partner Migrant Visa

Business Visa

If you own a business and you want to explore it in Australia or if you have any ability to start a new business then you can move on with this visa, whether it be from any part of the globe say from Dubai to Australia. For business visas also there are many subclasses depending on the situation like being an owner / an entrepreneur etc.

  • Subclass 890 – Business Owner Visa
  • Subclass 132- Business talent Permanent Visa
  • Subclass 888 – Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional / Permanent) visa
  • Subclass 892 – State or Territory Sponsored Business Owner visa
  • Subclass 456 – Business (Short Stay) visa
  • Subclass 160 & 165 – Business Skills (Provisional)Visa
  • Subclass 846 – State or Territory Sponsored Regional Established Business
  • Subclass 956 & 977 – ETA Business Entrant Visa
  • Subclass 845 – Established Business in Australia Visa
  • These are the main types of visas that you can look at for migrating from Dubai to Australia or from any part of the globe to Australia. Experienced agents can help you go into the depth of each visa type. In Dubai, we have our team who can clarify all your doubts and help you choose the appropriate visa. Contact us for details.



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