A Permanent Resident visa is an official permit skilled workers need to obtain to reside and work in a foreign country on a long term. If one wants to reside and work in Australia on a long-term, he must obtain a PR visa under the Skilled Migrant Scheme.
The Skilled Independent Visa subclass 189 is one of PR visa programs of the Skilled Migrant Scheme. This infographic by Kansas Overseas Careers shows the eligibility criteria for Australia PR Visa (Subclass 189).
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