Australian Skilled Immigration

The most popular type of Australian Immigration Visa is the Skilled Independent visa. An individual has to secure a minimum of 65 points in order to apply for EOI (Expression of Interest). Meeting the minimum EOI requirement does not guarantee an individual any visa. The visa point requirement is usually higher than the EOI and are usually between 80-95 points, which mainly depends on the supply and demand of one’s profession.

The Points are Calculated as Follows

Age

18-24 = 25

25-32 = 30

33-39 = 25

40-44 = 15

 

English

Competent (IELTS 6 each or above) = 0

Proficient (IELTS 7 each or above) = 10

Superior (IELTS 8 each or above) = 20

 

Skilled Employment – Outside Australia

Less than 3 years = 0

3-4 years = 5

5-7 years = 10

8-10 years = 15

Skilled Employment – In Australia

Less than 1 year = 0

1-2 years = 5

3-4 years = 10

5-7 years = 15

8-10 years 20

 

Qualification

Doctorate = 20

Masters & Bachelors = 15

Diploma = 10

Note: Additional points may also be rewarded of regional study, NAATI, or completion of a professional year in Australia.

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