Is an Australia PR visa on your mind? Are you planning to live and work in Australia in 2022? If yes, this article is just for you. You’d be surprised to know that the government of Australia offers many immigration pathways for overseas professionals who wish to settle permanently in Down Under. However, each migration program has unique eligibility requirements that applicants must follow to invite under a specific visa stream.
The Australian immigration system is comprehensive and unbiased as it follows a point-based system to invite only the most eligible and qualified applicants. To be eligible, candidates must first score the required eligibility points, 65 or higher out of 100. Please refer to the table below to understand the scoring criteria:
|Immigration Category||Points Required|
|Age (25-33 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)||20 points|
|Doctorate degree||5 points|
|Doctorate or master’s degree in Australia||5 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)|
Migration Target for 2022-23
Migration is an essential part of Australia’s heritage, economic prosperity, and cultural diversity. 28% of Australia’s population is born overseas – that’s nearly 7 million people. As a nation, Australia is built on migration, foreign workforce, and their impeccable contributions to its economy.
The government of Australia has reserved 1, 60,000 places for immigration. The total permanent Migration for 2020–21 was 160,052 places. Please refer to the table below to know about the places allotted to each program in 2021-2022:
|Immigration Category||Place Allotted for 2021-22|
|Business Innovation & Investment Program||13,500|
|Family Total||77, 300|
|Child (estimate; not subject to a ceiling)||3,000|
|Total||1, 60, 000|
The Skilled Visa Stream has received the major portion compared to other categories, so this should be your safest option to immigrate to Australia from India. If you meet the eligibility requirements and obtain the right score, your chances for receiving an invite are high.
To be eligible for skilled migration, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:
General Skilled Migration for Australia
Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189) – The pathway is for foreign workers who are not sponsored by any employer. You must demonstrate experience in a nominated occupation before applying for this visa.
Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190) – This is a state nominated permanent visa that allows nominated applicants to live and work in the sponsoring state in Australia.
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Subclass 491 Visa- it allows skilled immigrants to live and work in a regional area in Australia for up to five years.
If you wish to apply for an Australia PR visa under any of the above-mentioned visa pathways, make sure you meet the eligibility criteria and other conditions before applying for the visa. Choose an option that best suits your qualifications, work experience, and education for a successful outcome.
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