How to apply for Australia PR from India in 2023?
Posted on January 16, 2023
Why apply for Australia PR?
- Australia was receiving PRs even in 2020 amidst the worldwide lockdown
- Skilled Regional Visa is like your ticket to Australian citizenship
- You can earn maximum points if you fall into the 25-32 age group
- Points may vary depending on your spouse’s level of English proficiency
- Invest in INR and earn in AUD
More and more Indians are migrating to Australia every year. The country is becoming diverse due to its increasing demographic shifts of migrants from all over the world. The country has a record 7.5 million immigration population. Australia has continued to get PR applications in 2020 amidst the lockdown.
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Why should you apply for Australia PR?
The country boasts a wide variety of flora, fauna, and exceptional scenic landscapes and landforms. Due to the constant immigration, the country has a diverse culture and population. Australia has excellent educational opportunities, travel to New Zealand, and offers multiple additional benefits for migrants as well:
- Social security benefits after living for two years
- Subsidized education loans to dependents
- Government grant of $10,000 to first homeowners
- Eligibility to apply for government jobs
- Can get Australian citizenship
- Free medical insurance
In this article, we will be learning about how to apply for Australia in 2023.
Programs for Skilled Australia Immigration
The immigration authorities of Australia shortlists skilled professionals from across the globe through a point-based program. Significantly, there are three types of visas offered by the Australian government:
Skilled Independent Visa or Subclass 189
The sub class 189 visa is the most popular type of visa that lets you migrate to Australia without getting employment. You will need at least 90 points to be eligible for it.
Skilled Nominated Visa or Subclass 190
You will need a pre-existing job offer and the Australian government’s nomination to apply sub class 190 visa. It requires a minimum of 3 years of employer sponsorship.
Skilled Regional Visa or Subclass 191
This visa type is offered to applicants who have either completed their education from Australia or have earlier worked there. You can convert skilled regional visa to a permanent visa.
Check your eligibility to apply for an Australian PR
The table below helps you to determine your eligibility to apply for an Australian PR. You must score 65 points or above from the points grid below.
You can also check your eligibility using Y-Axis Australia Immigration Points calculator.
|Age (25-32 years)||30 points|
|English proficiency (8 bands)||20 points|
|Work Experience outside Australia (8-10 years)
Work Experience in Australia (8-10 years)
|Education (outside Australia)
|Niche skills such as Doctorate or master’s degree in Australia||5 points|
|Study in a regional Australia
Accredited in community language
Professional year in a skilled program in Australia
State sponsorship (190 visa)
Age: Applicants aged between 25-32 years gets the maximum points. The below table shows points gained for people falling under different age groups.
|45 and above||0|
Proficiency in English: English is the national language of Australia, and one will have to pass certain tests before applying to immigrate to the country. The table below shows different levels of English proficiency a candidate can achieve based on the marks scored in IELTS, TOEFL, or PTE.
|Superior (8/79 on each band in IELTS/PTE Academic)||20|
|Proficient (7/65 on each band in IELTS/PTE Academic)||10|
|Competent (6/50 on each band in IELTS/PTE Academic)||0|
Work experience: If the applicant is a skilled employee outside Australia, they require holding at least three years of work experience to gain the minimum point. The below table shows the points earned based on your experience of skilled employment outside Australia.
|Skilled employment outside Australia||Points|
|Less than 3 years||0|
|More than 8 years||15|
If the applicant is a skilled employee in Australia, they require holding at least three years of work experience to gain the minimum point. The below table shows the points earned based on your experience of skilled employment outside Australia.
|Skilled employment in Australia||Points|
|Less than 1 year||0|
|More than 8 years||20|
Education: One can score points based on the levels of education attained. You can get the highest point if you hold a doctorate. The below table shows the maximum points that can be earned based on various levels of qualification.
|A Doctorate degree from an Australian university or institute outside Australia.||20|
|A Bachelor (or Masters) degree from an Australian university or institute outside Australia.||15|
|Diploma or trade qualification completed in Australia||10|
|Any qualification or award recognized by the relevant assessing authority for your nominated skilled occupation.||10|
|Niche skills such as Doctorate or master’s degree in Australia||5|
|Specialist Education qualification (Master’s degree in research or a Doctorate degree from an Australian educational institution)||10|
Spouse: You can get points if your wife is an Australian visa holder. Your points can also vary depending upon the levels of English proficiency. The below table shows different scores earned depending upon the qualification of your spouse.
|Spouse has a PR visa or is an Australian citizen||10|
|Spouse has competent English and has a Positive Skill Assessment||10|
|Spouse has only competent English||5|
|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)||5 points|
|Minimum 2 years fulltime (Australian study requirement)||5 points|
|Specialist Education qualification (Master’s degree by research or a Doctorate degree from an Australian educational institution)||10 points|
|Relative or regional sponsorship (491 visa)||15 points|
Other qualifications: There are many different qualifications based on which you can get additional points. The below table shows the scores earned based on possessing various other qualifications.
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