By the end of 2022, Australia plans to accept 160,000 migrants! If you intend to relocate to Australia, you must first grasp the visa processes and fundamental qualifying requirements.
In this post, we will look at the various immigration channels, documents, eligibility requirements, expenses, and other aspects that may affect your Australia PR Process. Read on.
What are the different types of Australian visas?
The Australian Department of Immigration has developed a number of visas based on the purpose of the applicant’s visit.
These visas are classified as one of the following fundamental visa types:
- Visas for visitors
- Visas for study and training
- Visas for family and partners
- Visas for work and skilled workers
- Visas for permanent residence
- Visas for refugees
- Visas revoked
Eligibility Criteria for Skilled Workers Migrating to Australia
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1. Independent Skilled Visa (Subclass 189)
- Have prior experience in an occupation included on Australia’s Skilled Occupations List.
- A skill evaluation report from an authorised authority for that occupation is required.
Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) from inside or outside of Australia via Skill Select.
To submit an Expression of Interest, you must do the following:
- Age less than 45 years
- A minimum of 65 points on the Skill Assessment exam
- Have good health and personality
- You must apply for this visa within 60 days of receiving an invitation to do so.
2.Nominated Skilled Visa (subclass 190)
- You must have been nominated by an Australian state or territory.
- Have prior work experience in an occupation included on Australia’s Skilled Occupations List.
Other criteria include:
- Expression of Interest or EOI must be filed to the Australian Immigration authority with a score of 60 points or higher on the IELTS language exam.
- Have all necessary health and police clearance certificates
3. Program of Family Sponsorship
Your spouse, parent, sibling, or any other family member must agree to sponsor your PR visa.
Candidates who are dependent must have a partner in the form of:
- An Australian permanent resident
- Australian national
- New Zealand citizens are eligible.
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How are points given for migration to Australia under the points test?
The point system varies depending on the kind of visa.
Take, for example, the points structure for the Skilled Work Subclass 190 visa. The points will be awarded based on the following criteria:
|Minimum 18; Less than 25||25|
|Minimum 25; Less than 33||30|
|Minimum 33; Less than 40||25|
|Minimum 40; Less than 45||15|
- Educational qualification
|Diploma or trade qualification**||10|
|Award Suited To Your Skilled Occupation***||10|
- Study in regional Australia
|At least 1 degree, diploma, or trade qualification from regional Australia||5|
- English language skills
|Level of English||Points|
Credentialed community language
|A recognized qualification in a credentialed community language||5|
- Work experience (Outside Australia)
|No. of Years||Points|
|Less than 3 years||0|
|Minimum 3 years||5|
|Minimum 8 years||15|
Note: You can claim these points only if it falls under or is closely related to your nominated skilled occupation list.
- Professional year in Australia
|Completion of a Professional Year in Australia||5|
Note: Professional year must have been in Accounting, ICT/Computing or Engineering
- Partner Skills
|Spouse/de facto partner also an applicant*||10|
|Spouse/de facto partner also an applicant**||5|
|Single (Partner is an Australian citizen)||10|
|Invited to apply for Subclass 190 visa||15|
What documents are needed to immigrate to Australia from India?
The following documents are required for immigration to Australia:
- National Identity Card
- Birth certificate
- Marriage certificate
- Medical certificate
- Police certificate
- Digital photo
- English language proof
- Educational certificates
- Nomination proof
- Job Offer
- Proof of Funds
- Skills assessment documents
Please keep in mind that all of the material in the documents you provide must be in English.
What is the procedure for moving to Australia in 2022?
Step 1: Have your paperwork ready.
Before filing your EOI in Skill Select, gather all required documentation.
Step 2: In SkillSelect, update or create an EOI.
This shows your desire to be nominated.
Step 3: Fill out a Registration of Interest form.
If you satisfy all of the eligibility standards, you will be chosen.
Step 4: If chosen, apply for visa nomination.
When you were chosen, you must give verification of the claims you made in your EOI and Registration of Interest.
Step 5: Application Invitation
Following your nomination, you will be sent a Skill Select invitation to apply.
Step 6: Fill out your visa application.
Within 60 days, submit your visa application to the Department of Home Affairs.
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How much does it cost to relocate from India to Australia?
The cost of moving to Australia from India is determined on your visa type.
The following is a cost breakdown for each immigration programme:
|Type of Visa||Cost|
|Work-stream Permanent visa||AUD 4,115|
|Family-stream Permanent visa
|Business Permanent Visa||AUD 2,590|
Processing time for Immigration Visas to Canada from the UK
|Type of Visa||Processing time|
|Work-stream Permanent Visa||6-9 months|
| Family-stream Permanent visa
|Business Permanent visa||NA|
Other Important Frequently Asked Questions
What are the advantages of obtaining a permanent resident visa in Australia?
If you have a permanent residency visa in Australia, you can:
- Stay in Australia indefinitely.
- Work and study in an Australian educational institution
- Enroll in ‘Medicare’ in Australia.
- Sponsor a member of your family.
- 5 years of travel inside or outside of Australia
- Make yourself eligible for Australian citizenship.
Which permanent visas are the most popular in Australia?
The most common visa categories used to seek permanent residency in Australia are:
1. Permanent visa for work
This category is for candidates who have been sponsored to work in Australia by an Australian company or who have a skill set that is helpful to Australia.
This visa category is extremely beneficial to the Australian labour market.
2. Permanent visa for family members
This category is reserved for candidates who are:
Partners \sChildren \sParents
Relatives who are dependent
3. Permanent business or investor visa
This category is for candidates who want to:
- In Australia, anyone can own and operate a business.
- Conduct commercial and investment activities in Australia
- Start an entrepreneurial venture in Australia.
What additional options do we have for acquiring an Australian permanent residency visa?
If none of the major choices suit your profile, you can pursue one of the following paths for an Australia PR visa:
- Visa for retirement
- Visa for former residents
- Visas for Exceptional Talent
Visas for refugees and humanitarian purposes
What is the minimum amount of points necessary in 2022 for a permanent Australian Skilled worker visa?
To qualify for the Australian Skilled Worker visa in 2022, you must earn 65 points on the points exam.
What is the maximum age for Indian immigrants to Australia?
For immigration to Australia, the maximum age is 45 years.
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Is a degree required to immigrate to Australia?
Yes, a degree is usually required to relocate to Australia since the immigration procedure is based on a points system.
What should I know before relocating from India to Australia?
Here are a few things that Indians should think about before coming to Australia:
1. Australia is enormous.
Australia covers an area of almost three million square miles. The Eastern and Western coastlines are so far apart that the time zones are different here.
2. The shifting weather conditions
You will note that when it is summer in the south, it is pouring in the north. Because of its tropical environment, Indians may recognise Brisbane.
3. A first-rate healthcare system
In Australia, healthcare is provided at no cost. If you are successful in acquiring a permanent resident visa in Australia, you will be entitled for the free healthcare coverage known as ‘Medicare.’
4. Australia is pricey.
Almost everything in your everyday life, such as housing rent, transportation, food, and so on, is more expensive in Australia than in India.
Here’s all you need to know about moving to Australia:
- To be eligible for a visa, you must have at least 65 points.
- The total cost of the PR visa is AUD 4,115.
- An Australian PR Visa takes roughly 6-9 months to process.
- You can bring your family with you on the PR Visa for an extra fee.
You can contact our specialists to learn more about the Australia PR Visa.
How Can Prominent Assist?
Prominent Overseas Careers specialises in Permanent Residency Visas, Work Visas, Study Visas, Temporary Visas, and Dependent Visas to Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Germany, among other countries.
In addition to these services, Prominent provides its clients with customised services such as:
Profile Evaluation: Professional advice based on an in-depth evaluation of the client’s profile to establish visa success possibilities.
Documents & Review: Detailed, error-free documents created to fulfil certain forms dependent on the visa category.
A dedicated Case Officer: A specialist who will help customers throughout the procedure.
Visa Filing: Prominent ensures that all standards of concerned immigration authorities and regulatory organisations are met.
Visa & Interview: Aspirants who attend visa interviews with verified papers are given guidance.
After receiving their visas, Prominent assists customers in settling down in their new nation with a comfortable stay.
Additional assistance provided to job searchers include:
Resume Writing: We have a dedicated team of resume professionals that will write the finest resumes to suit the requirements of immigration authorities and potential employers. This considerably increases their chances of being chosen.
Profile Marketing: Prominent is well-known for developing best-in-class portfolios that increase candidate profiles in job-search engines.
With Prominent, you can anticipate a one-stop solution for all of your visa needs, including profile evaluation, paperwork, application preparation, and post-visa services.