• Moran Shultz

Lean on your partner to secure your GSM visa

Updated: Aug 5, 2020

You wish to apply for a GSM visa, but don't have enough points - we have good news:

Your partner might be the key for achieving your Australian dream.


As per recent legislation updates, the following changes will be implemented to the points test based General Skilled Migration (GSM) visas as from 19 November 2019.


GSM applicants will now have the opportunity to gain more points based on their partner's profile (spouse or de facto partner).


Which visas are included in this change?


The relevant visas for this change are:

  • Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)

  • Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)

  • New Skilled Work Regional visa (Provisional) (Subclass 491)


Lean on your partner o increase your points for GSM visas

How can my partner help with my GSM Visa?