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Why Australia Immigration?

Australia has an extensive history when it comes to immigration. Millions of settlers from all over the world have found this country accepting and tolerating. Almost 40% of Australia’s population constitutes immigrants or the first children of immigrants and half of them are from a non-English speaking background. This allows Australia to top the list of the countries offering immigration amicability. The pros do not end here. Several other factors contribute to the likeness of this place.

The favourable weather of the country suits the European and the Asian denizens in equal parts. The wide ecology and diversified Geography make it very vibrant in terms of the beauty and appeal. The laid-back Aussie lifestyle does not let any discrimination to prevail in its multi-cultural society. The top quality education is the reason why tens of thousands of students are enrolled in the country which provides them all the necessary training to strive in the globalized economy.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Subclasses 189/190/489 are all visa programs for skilled and aspiring migrants. Subclass 189 is a skilled independent – Permanent Residence visa. Subclass 190 is skilled nominated Permanent Residence –visa. Subclass 489 is a skilled regional – Provisional Residence visa. All the three subclasses are options to obtain PR status in Australia as a general skilled migrant. Visa subclass is selected in accordance with the skills, requirements, and eligibility.

For 189/190/489, an applicant has to qualify the point-based test. After that the applicant must submit an expression of interest. Upon receiving an invitation, they have to apply to any one of the above points based subclasses.

The points in these subclasses are calculated for factors like age, English language competency, overseas employment in nominated skilled occupation, education qualifications at the time of invitation, Australian education, nomination/sponsorship, etc.

APPLICATION COST

Application Fees for the Australia Skilled Immigration Program

  • Skill Assessment fee – AUD$300-AUD$2200
  • State Sponsorship fee- Varies from AUD$200- AUD$600 (if applicable)
  • Education Assessment (if applicable) – AUD$60 – AUD$300
  • Medicals/Registration– case specific
  • Department of Home Affairs (DIBP earlier) Application Fee: AUD$3755
  • Dependent aged below 18 years: AUD940
  • Dependent age above 18 years: AUD$ 1875
  • Spouse English Requirement Fee: AUD$4885 (This fee is applicable only if the spouse or the dependent above 18 years is unable to prove the functional English requirement)

What are the benefits of Immigrating to Australia?

Australia has many benefits of immigration and it should be the most favored choice of the candidate to migrate with the family. Some of the pertinent benefits of immigrating to Australia with the family are –

  • Subsidized healthcare benefits
  • Social benefits programs for the whole family
  • Good standard of living
  • Good education system

Some of the major eligibility guidelines which are prominent for almost all the program for Australia immigration are listed below:

  • The candidate should be less than 50 years of age especially for a skilled immigrant category
  • The Language proficiency test of the candidate is important
  • The skill assessment of the candidate needs to be taken care of for immigration
  • Get nomination from an Australian territory for immigration
  • Submit an expression of Interest(EOI) for immigration
  • Good health and good character is important
  • The candidate should score a minimum of 60 points on the point-based evaluation system in which points are calculated as per age, language proficiency, work experience and education. Australia has one of the most organized point-based measurement systems for immigration.

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