How to Become an Australian Permanent Resident ?


Australia is a vast country located in the southern hemisphere, surrounded by the Indian and Pacific Oceans.The country is known for its beautiful nature and also boasts a rich cultural heritage, with a fascinating history of indigenous people. Australia has long been a well-liked destination for people who want to immigrate abroad. Positive aspects of the nation include a strong economy, which results in more jobs in Australia.

Australian PR Visa:

An Australian Permanent Resident (PR) Visa is a type of visa that allows foreign nationals to live and work in Australia indefinitely. This visa is granted to individuals who meet the eligibility criteria set by the Australian government, including having skills and qualifications that are in demand in the country or being sponsored by a family member or employer.

Australian PR Visa holders are entitled to a range of benefits, including access to government-funded healthcare and social security programs, the ability to study in Australia, and the opportunity to apply for Australian citizenship after meeting certain requirements.There are various pathways to obtaining an Australian PR Visa;

  • Skilled Independent Visa
  • Skilled Nominated Visa, and
  • Employer Nomination Scheme Visa.

Each pathway has its own set of eligibility criteria and application requirements, so it is important to research and understand the specific requirements before applying.

Why Australian PR?

  • Australia offers better quality of life with high standard of living, excellent healthcare system
  • Australia has around 8 lakh plus job vacancies for skilled workforce.
  • Reduced tuition fees and access to government-subsidized student loans for Australian PR.
  • Access to free healthcare service
  • Australian PR can live and work in Australia indefinitely, sponsor eligible family members for permanent residency, and eventually apply for citizenship.

Eligibility Criteria for Australian PR:

  • 45 years of age
  • 65 points in the Australian points grid
  • Valid skills assessment
  • IELTS or PTE score
  • Health insurance
  • Police verification certificate

Steps in Australian PR process:

Step 1 – Skill Assessment:

This is the first step in the process. You will need to identify the occupation that you would like to apply for and then have your skills assessed by the relevant assessing authority in Australia.

To apply, a job must be on the Skilled Occupations List and the applicant must be under 45 years old. One should reach a minimum of 65 points on the scoring grid.

Step 2 – Language proficiency test :

The next step is to complete your English language proficiency test. You can opt to give one of the 3 Language Proficiency Tests: IELTS, TOEFL ,or PTE. For IELTS, score 7 or above,

for TOEFL, score 25 or above and for PTE, score 65 or above.

Step 3 – Skills assessment report from SkillSelect :

At the third phase, you must have your academic and professional credentials examined. Get a “SkillSelect” evaluation. Age, education, English proficiency, work experience, and a willingness to remain are all selection criteria.

Step 4 : Submit Expression of Interest (EOI):

After the skill assessment, you will need to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) through SkillSelect. Your EOI will be ranked based on your points score and if you meet the cut-off, you will be invited to apply for the visa.

Step 5 : Submitting Application:

Once you receive the invitation, you will need to submit a formal application for the visa along with all the necessary documents and supporting evidence.

Step 6 – Health and Character Requirements:

You will need to undergo a health examination and provide evidence of good character to meet the requirements for the visa.

Step 7 – Visa Decision:

After all the documents have been submitted and the application is processed, the authorities will make a decision on your visa application.

Documents Required for Australia PR:

  • Application Form
  • Educational Credential Assessment
  • Birth Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Proof of Nomination (if applicable)
  • Test Results of IELTS or Others
  • 2 Passport Size Photographs
  • Skill Documents of the Spouse (if applicable)
  • Police Clearance Certificate
  • Business Reference Letters

Processing Time and Cost for the Australia PR :

The Australian Skilled Independent Visa (subclass 189 visa) application process might take eight to nine months.The duration of the visa application process for Australia’s Skilled Nominated Visa (subclass 190) is between six and eight months.

Cost : For primary applicant – AUD 4,115  or  INR 4,115 , For dependent visa applicant AUD 2,055 or INR 1,10,298 and for dependent Visa Applicant (Under 18 Years) AUD 1030 or INR 55,283.

Benefits of Australian PR Visa:

  • Spend an indefinite amount of time in Australia
  • Travel throughout Australia
  • Continue your education in Australia
  • You will be eligible to apply for an educational loan.
  • Social Security benefits eligibility
  • If your relatives meet certain requirements, you can sponsor them.
  • Work permit eligibility in Australia
  • You can visit New Zealand and even apply for a visa there.

Novaturient is a Licensed Immigration consultant that offer Visa services in acquiring Permanent Resident Visa, Student Visa and Visit Visa for countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Schengen Countries and the UK.

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