Australia Immigration points system
Australia holds the top immigrating destination for many aspirants across the globe. Getting a PR Visa is not an easy task you need to acquire minimum eligibility points. The minimum point required to obtain an Australian PR Visa is 65 points out of 100. It is advised by most immigration professionals and experienced candidates to score higher points that help in acquiring your PR Visa.
The Australian Immigration System assists candidates in calculating points related to the following subclass of Australian immigration visas: 189, 190, and 491.
SubClass 189 Visa
Skilled Independent visa allows foreign workers to be invited and have the skills needed by the Australian government. The term of the visa is five years. Visa holders will be eligible to apply for a Permanent Residence visa after three years.
SubClass 190 Visa
Skilled Nominated Visas allow skilled workers to study and work anywhere in Australia. The minimum required points for this subclass 190 visa is 65 points
SubClass 491 Visa
Skilled Work Regional visa is for skilled workers who want to live and work in regional Australia. The term of the visa is five years. Visa holders will be eligible to apply for a Permanent Residence visa after three years.
Based on which factors Points required for Australia PR Visa
Australian immigration points system related to the following subclass of Australian visa such as 189,190 and 491. Australia Skilled points-based system is been calculated based on the factors such as
- Work experience
- Australian Study Requirements
- Language Qualifications
- Study in Regional Australia Partner Skill Qualifications
- Professional Year in Australia
- Nomination by State or Territory Government (visa subclass 190 only)
- Nomination by State or Territory Government or Sponsorship by an Eligible Family Member (visa subclass 491 only
Australia PR Visa points table
The maximum number of points that can be obtained in the age categories is 30 points. Above the age of 45, one cannot apply for the skilled PR Visa category.
|18 to 24 years||25|
|25 to 32 years||30|
|33 to 39 years||25|
|40 to 44 years||15|
The maximum number of points can obtained in the Educational categories is 20 points
|Australian diploma or trade qualification||10|
|Awards or qualifications that are recognized by authority assessing the skilled occupation||10|
|Work experience in previous 10 years (Outside Australia)||Points|
|Less than 3 years||0|
|3 to 4 years||5|
|5 to 7 years||10|
|8 to 10 years||15|
|Work experience in previous 10 years (Inside Australia)||Points|
|0 to 1 year||0|
|1 to 3 years||5|
|3 to 5 years||10|
|5 to 8 years||15|
|8 to 10 years||20|
Maximum points that can be obtained 20 points
|English Language Proficiency||Points|
|Superior – IELTS 8 or more per band in each of the categories (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking)||20|
|Proficient – IELTS 7 or more per band in each of the 4 categories (LRWS)||10|
|Competent – IELTS 6 or more per band in each of the 4 categories (LRWS)||0|
Australian Study Requirements
|One or more degrees, diplomas or trade qualifications awarded by an Australian educational institution and meet the Australian Study Requirement.||5|
Spouse partnership skills
|Spouse has English Competence, No Skill Assessment:||5|
|Single (Not Married)
Partner is an Australian PR Holder or an Australian Citizen:
Spouse/partner has English Competency and Positive Skill Assessment:
Obtaining 65 points may be eligible to apply for these skilled visa categories but acquiring higher points will increase your PR Visa chances at a high rate.
- Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190) is approximately 6.5 to 8 months.
- Subclass 189 Visa is approximately around 8-9 months
- Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Subclass 491 visa is approximately taken processing 12 – 14 months.
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