SkillSelect is an online service that enables skilled workers interested in migrating to Australia to record their details to be considered for a skilled visa through an Expression of Interest (EOI).
The Visa Wizard can help you find the Australian visa most likely to meet your specific circumstances. The Visa Wizard includes the most common Australian visas, but does not include every visa.
Department of Immigration and Citizenship page with information on visa options available for people who want to either work temporarily or migrate to Australia.
Department of Immigration and Citizenship information page about the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP), provides English lessons to eligible adult migrants.
The Assessment Subsidy for Overseas Trained Professionals program (ASDOT) assists financially disadvantaged, overseas trained professionals. It provides financial support to cover the cost of assessments and/or examinations which must be passed to qualify for employment in certain professions in Australia.
Links to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship index page to information for people considering migrating to Australia.
The process of applying for Australian citizenship varies depending on your eligibility. Based on your answers to a series of questions, the Citizenship Wizard will give you information about what to do and how to apply for Australian citizenship.
DoctorConnect provides a starting point for both overseas trained doctors (OTDs) who may be considering work in Australia and employers seeking to recruit them.
Department of Immigration and Citizenship index page to migration information for people intending to get married, partners, children, parents and other family members of Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens.
Department of Immigration and Citizenship booklets designed to help you understand who qualifies to migrate to Australia, and how to make an application. Information booklets are far more detailed than information forms and describe the procedures to follow for migration or some temporary entry visas.
You do not need to use a migration agent to lodge any kind of visa application or asylum claim. However, if you do not feel confident in lodging an application, or if your case is complex, you may want to use a migration agent to help you.
The Agents Gateway provides information for migration agents on visa applications, legislation and registration as well as links to other resources.
MyLanguage provides access to resources including search engines, web directories, government websites, online dictionaries and syndicated news for multicultural Australians. My Language is a joint partnership between the state and territory libraries of NSW, QLD, SA, VIC, WA, NT and ACT.
Department of Immigration and Citizenship page with migration information for asylum seekers who have entered Australia, either without a visa or as temporary entrants.
Department of Immigration and Citizenship index page to information about the refugee and humanitarian program for people outside Australia.
Department of Immigration and Citizenship Index page for information on the Skills Australia Needs events. Includes links to information on upcoming events.
The Australian Skills Recognition Information (ASRI) site helps you to get an assessment of occupational qualifications, skills or experience that you have gained overseas. ASRI can also assist with finding state-specific licensing and registration requirements to practice your occupation in Australia.
This support site has been developed to help you learn how to use SkillSelect and troubleshoot issues. It provides you with all the information you need to get started in SkillSelect, and has step-by-step user guides, frequently asked questions and all the latest news on system performance.
If you are a temporary visitor or permanent migrant, you can apply for a tax file number (TFN) online. Applications can be made at any time if you are in Australia and you have a visa that allows work rights, a visa that allows permanent migration, or a valid visa to stay in Australia indefinitely.
Visa holders, who do not have a label in their passport, can confirm their current visa details.
Page containing information on finding work, starting a business, taxation and social security to help intending and newly-arrived migrants and refugees settle in Australia.
An information booklet to assist workers from overseas to know their rights and thereby help reduce the incidence of exploitation. Booklets have been translated and are available in several languages.