Australia is all set to invite 160,000 in 2021. If you are planning to settle permanently in the country, you must know the visa categories, the right visa type for you, and of course the eligibility requirements.
In this article, we will discuss in detail the available immigration streams, required documents, eligibility criteria, and other factors that can impact your Australian PR Visa Process.
Let’s get started:
There are several visa categories for Australia depending on the purpose of your visit.
Australia has several visa categories depending on the applicant’s purpose of visit. The following visa types categorize all the available visas:
There are many benefits of being an Australian permanent resident, such as:
To be eligible for Australia under the subclass 189 (Skilled Independent visa) category, you must have:
You then need to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) through Skill Select. You can submit your EOI from within or outside of Australia.
To submit your EOI, you must:
After receiving your invitation to apply (ITA), you must apply within 60 days.
|18 – 24 years||25|
|25 – 33 years||30|
|34 – 40 years||25|
|40 – 45 years||15|
|Diploma or trade qualification**||10|
|Award Suited To Your Skilled Occupation***||10|
Note: You will only get points for your highest qualification.
|At least 1 degree, diploma, or trade qualification from regional Australia||5|
|Level of English||Points|
|A recognized qualification in a credentialed community language||5|
|No. of Years||Points|
|Minimum 3 years||0|
|Less than 5 years||5|
|Minimum 8 years||15|
Note: You can only claim points for your work experience if it is closely related or falls under your nominated skilled occupation list.
|Completion of a Professional Year in Australia||5|
Note: You can claim points for Professional year only if it was in Accounting, ICT/Computing or Engineering.
|Spouse/de facto partner also an applicant*||10|
|Spouse/de facto partner also an applicant**||5|
|Single (Partner is an Australian citizen)||10|
*: Your partner must not be an Australian citizen and must meet Age, English & Skill criteria.
**: Your partner must not be an Australian citizen and has competent English.
|Invited to apply for Subclass 190 visa||15|
The list of documents required for immigrating to Australia is as follows:
Note: The information provided in the provided documents must be in English.
Before submitting your EOI, make sure that you have all the necessary documents.
Next, you need to create an Expression of Interest in Skill Select. This determines your interest in receiving a nomination.
If you meet the eligibility requirements, you will be selected.
The claims present in your EOI and Registration of Interest must be submitted with proof when you were selected.
Upon nomination, you will receive your ITA (Invitation to Apply).
You can submit your visa application within 60 days of receiving your ITA.
You can attain Australia PR under the following visa categories:
The work-stream PR visa category targets applicants with the skillset in demand in Australia or those who are sponsored by an Australian employer. The Australian labor market thrives on the work-stream visa category.
The family stream category allows your sponsor your partner, children, parents, and dependent relatives to become Australian Permanent Residents.
The business or investor visa type allows you to become an Australian Permanent Resident. To be eligible under this category, you must:
If you are not eligible under the prime categories, you can opt for the following visa types for becoming an Australian PR holder:
For Australian Skilled Worker Visa, you must score a minimum of 65 points in the points grid.
Yes, in most cases you need a degree to move to Australia as the immigration process is points-based. Your educational qualification can help you score points on the points grid and increase your visa approval chances.
Here are few factors you must know before moving to Australia from India:
Australia is spread across more than three million square miles. The Eastern and western coasts of the country are so far that the time zones are different.
Australia’s weather is ever-changing. While there is summer in the south, the northern territory experiences rain. Those moving from India to Brisbane may find similarities in the tropical climate.
Australia’s healthcare system is Free. Those who attain Australian PR become eligible for Medicare – the free healthcare benefit.
As compared to India Australia is expensive. Here everything has higher prices be it the house rent, transportation, food, etc. Also, the jobs are one of the best-paying in the world and you easily afford your expenses in the country.
Booking a flight with much time in hand will allow you to plan everything accordingly and you can easily take care of things that you need to complete while being in India. It is recommended to book your flights at least 6 – 9 months before the date of flying. This will give you a set deadline and enough time to plan things before moving to Australia.
The Skilled Workers Regional visa (subclass 491) is a temporary work visa that allows you to:
Generally, the notice period in India is 3 months, spanning from resignation to the last day at the office.
If you are planning to settle in Australia, you must:
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