Skilled Migration to Australia: Your Pathway to a New Life!!!

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Skilled Migration to Australia Your Pathway to a New Life
June 17, 2024

Australia, with its dynamic economy and high quality of life, is an attractive destination to settle for skilled professionals worldwide. The country’s Skilled Migration Program is a strategic initiative taken by the immigration department of Australia aimed at attracting individuals, just like you, who can significantly contribute to the Australian economy and community.

Understanding General Skilled Migration (GSM) Visa Program

The General Skilled Migration (GSM) visa program is specifically targeting individuals with skills require in Australia by providing a pathway to those skilled workers to gain permanent residency in Australia. This program aims to address skill shortages by filling positions where no Australian workers are available. Skilled migrants have high participation rates in the workforce, stimulating economic growth and creating more job opportunities. The program not only addresses labour market needs but also enriches the Australian community with diverse skills and cultural backgrounds.

Basic Important Criteria of Skilled Migration Australia

There are many criteria that require to be satisfied but three (3) are very basic requirements which you should understand.

  • Skill assessment

    You must have received a successful skills assessment as the first step to begin whole process.

    • Points score – min. 65 points

    You can score points based on your qualification, experience, English language proficiency, your partner’s skills, etc. The total must be minimum 65 or more.

    • English language proficiency – min. competent level

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    Types of Skilled Migration Visa of Australia to Apply from India (Outside Australia)

    These visas are points-tested and can be classified into independent, state/territory-nominated or family-sponsored residence visas. The points system works based on factors such as age, educational qualifications, work experience, English language proficiency, and others.

    • Skilled Independent Visa (subclass 189)

      This points-based permanent residence visa allows you to live, work, and study anywhere in Australia. It does not require sponsorship or nomination from any state/territory government or relative and therefore it is named as independent. Learn more about the Skilled Independent Visa (subclass 189).

      • Skilled Nominated Visa (subclass 190)

      This points-based permanent residence visa also allows you to live, work, and study in Australia, but requires nomination from an Australian state or territory government. Find out more about the Skilled Nominated Visa (subclass 190).

      • Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa (subclass 491)

      This points-based temporary residence visa permits you to live, work, and study in designated regional areas of Australia. To apply this visa, you will require nomination from Australian state or territory, or sponsorship from your eligible relative who lives in regional Australia. For more details, visit the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa (subclass 491).

      When you have temporary residence visa subclass 491, you may apply Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) Visa (subclass 191) by satisfying its requirements. This visa allows you to stay in Australia permanently if you have held a subclass 491 or subclass 494 visa for at least three years and have complied with all visa conditions. More information can be found here – Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) Visa (subclass 191).

      Process of Skilled Migration Australia

      To understand in general terms, the Skilled Migration Visa process involves five straightforward steps:

      • Skill assessment

        Skills assessment is the most critical part and the first step towards the whole process of Skilled Migration to Australia. As part of the visa application, you will require to nominate your occupation. During skills assessment, your skills will be assessed against criteria of your nominated occupation. Positive skills assessment is the first requirement of whole process.

        • Expression of Interest (EOI)

        We need to submit an EOI in SkillSelect system, indicating your interest in applying for a skilled visa. We require to fill data such as your qualification, experience, skills assessment, English proficiency, etc. and submit to the immigration department.

        • Nomination / sponsorship

        State government nomination or relative sponsorship needs to be applied if require if targeting subclass 190 or 491 visa.

        • Visa application

        Immigration department invites you to apply visa. Submit visa application once you are invited to apply visa.

        • Final decision

        Police clearance and medical is done during application is processed. Once visa is granted, get ready to fly!

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