Since Australia has a significant need for skilled migrants, now is the time to submit an application…
The Skilled Migration Programme encompasses the following categories of applicants:
1 – Skilled Independent Visa (subclass 189) Visa
2 – Skilled – Nominated (subclass 190) Visa
|Occupation||Annual Salary in (AUD)|
|IT||$99,642 – $ 115, 000|
|Marketing & Sales||$84,072 – $103,202|
|Engineering||$92,517 – $110,008|
|Hospitality||$60,000 – $75,000|
|Accounting & Finance||$77,842 – $92,347|
|Human Resources||$80,000 – $99,519|
|Construction||$72,604 – $99,552|
|Professional and Scientific Services||$90,569 – $108,544|
|State||Skilled Nomination (Subclass 190) Visa||Skilled Work Regional (Subclass 491) Visa|
|Age (25-32 years)||30 points|
|English proficiency (8 bands)||20 points|
|Work Experience outside Australia (8-10 years)||15 points|
|Work Experience in Australia (8-10 years)||20 points|
|Education (outside Australia) – Doctorate degree||20 points|
|Niche skills such as Doctorate or master’s degree by research in Australia||10 points|
|Study in a regional area||5 points|
|Accredited in community language||5 points|
|Professional year in a skilled program in Australia||5 points|
|State sponsorship (190 visa)||5 points|
|Skilled spouse or de facto partner (Age, Skills & English language requirements to be met)||10 points|
|Spouse or de facto partner with ‘competent English’ (No need to meet Skills requirement or age factor)||5 points|
|Applicants without a spouse or de facto partner or where a spouse is an Australia citizen or PR holder||10 points|
|Relative or regional sponsorship (491 visa)||15 points|
|1||PR Visa Validity||5 years||5 years||-||-|
|2||Occupation should be listed||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|4||Education, Employment, and English requirements||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|5||Sponsored by||-||State||Regional State||Employer|
|6||PR Eligibility||-||It is a PR. However, applicants have to stay 2 yrs in sponsored state||Work for 3 years in 5 years with at least minimum taxable salary of AUD 53, 900 P.A in Regional Areas to convert to PR||Based on the eligibility|
|7||Temporary visa||-||-||5 Years. Applicant can move between the regions||2 – 4 Years|
|9||Applicants can enroll to Medicare||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|Stages of Process & Timelines:|
|1||Skills assessment||2-3 months||2-3 months||2-3 months||2-3 months|
|3||State Sponsorship||2-3 months||2-3 months||2-3 months||2-3 months – Employer nomination|
|4||Process Timelines||4-8 months||4-8 months||4-8 months||4-8 months|
Points: A minimum score of 65 in the Points Grid.
Age: Below 45 years.
English proficiency: PTE Score or IELTS test results.
Skills Assessment: Skill assessment by certified authorities in Australia.
Occupation: Occupation should be listed in Australia’s Skilled Occupation List or Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL).
5 – Obtain an Invitation to Apply (ITA) .
An Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Permanent Residency in Australia will be sent once you have submitted your application and it has been determined to fit all criteria.
6 – Apply for permanent residency.
Next, you must file your permanent residency application. Within 60 days, you need to have it in. For your permanent resident visa application to be processed, all required documentation must be included. All of your personal, immigration, and employment records are included here.
Final – Get your permanent resident visa for Australia.
|Type of Australia Visa||Processing time|
|Visit visa||20 to 30 days|
|Student visa||1 to 3 months|
|Training visa||3 to 4 months|
|Work visa||2 to 8 months|
|Family and partner visas||23 to 30 months|
|Skilled visas||6.5 to 8 months|
|PR visa||8 months to 10 months|