Australia is becoming an ideal destination for skilled migrants over the past few years. Australian Skilled Migration Program has proved to be an ideal path for skilled workers from all parts of the world to re-create, innovate & lead a stable life. Only individuals who possess exceptional skills & qualities required for the job get to migrate under one of the Australian Skilled Migration visas.
What Is Australian Skilled Migration Program?
Australian Skilled Migration program allows the Australian government to select and bring in skilled workers from all parts of the world who has the potential to contribute to the Australian Economy. The program also helps in meeting the skill shortage the country has been facing for the past few years. During the year 2016 – 2017, a large number of people from India migrated to Australia.
There are four types of immigration programs the Australian Government uses to help individuals migrate under Australian Skilled Migration. Applicants before applying should make sure that they choose the right category to migrate and whether they are eligible to migrate under the same.
Permanent Employer Sponsored Program: –
Under Australian Skilled Migration, Permanent Employer Sponsored Program is where an individual is sponsored by an Australian Employer to migrate and work in Australia. Regional Sponsored Migration Visa (subclass 187) and the Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186) are perfect examples of this category.
Business Innovation & Investment Program: –
The Business Innovation & Investment under the Australian Skilled Migration Program allows individuals to migrate & own a business in the province of Australia. The individual can run, conduct entrepreneurial activity in the Australian country and can stay up to a period of four years and three months.
Number of Business Innovation Visas granted during the years 2012 – 2016 (until 31/05/2016)
No of Business
Points Based Skilled Migration: –
Under the Points Based Skill Migration, the individual has to obtain the specified points to migrate and live is a permanent resident in Australia. Some of the Points Based on Australian Skilled Migration Visas are mentioned below.
Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189)
Skilled Sponsored Visa (Subclass 190)
Skilled Regional Sponsored Visa (Subclass 491)
Distinguished Talent: –
Distinguished Talent Visa (subclass 858) allows individuals to migrate and stay in Australia provided they have an internationally recognized achievement in either one of the below mentioned:
– Academics & Research
Requirements To Migrate Under Australian Skilled Migration: –
Migrating under Australian Skilled Migration requires the applicant to meet some criteria before he/she migrates.
The applicant should not be aged more than 45 when he/she applies for one of the Australian Skilled Migration Program.
The applicant should have the recommended knowledge of the English Language to migrate to Australia.
The occupation the candidate applies should be listed & found in the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List.
The applicant should have his/her skills assessed by an Australian assessing authority who is designated to assess the applicant’s nominated occupation.
The applicant must have his/her health as assessed by an authorized medical officer and obtain a certificate that he/she is medically fit to migrate to Australia.
The applicant’s character will also be assessed, and the applicant should also meet the necessary character requirements to migrate under the Australian Skilled Migration Program.
Benefits Of Migrating Under Australian Skilled Migration: –
The individual who has migrated under the Australian Skilled Migration gets to stay in Australia indefinitely.
The applicant can enroll him/her in Australia healthcare schemes and get benefitted from the same.
The applicant can travel to and from Australia for a period of five years from the date the visa has been issued.
The applicant gets the right to take up a job in Australia on obtaining a permanent visa.
The applicant can also to travel to New Zealand and apply for a visa on obtaining an Australian PR.
Australian Skilled Migration Program offer the applicants a diverse range of immigration programs to choose from which helps the applicant lead & live a high quality of life. To know more about the Australian Skilled Migration Program and to check your eligibility to migrate to Australia, get in touch with our team of immigration experts.
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