Australia is considered as a number one backpacker’s destination in the world. For staying long term in Australia, working in this smallest continent is essential. Thousands of people go out to work in Australia every year and earn good money. The booming economy of Australia is stronger than many other countries and the minimum wage in this country is the best in the world. Australia is an amazing place but the fantastic money you can earn makes the attraction a lot stronger.
Specific Features of Skilled Nominated Visa
- The Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190) visa supports point-based approved skilled workers who have a valid nomination from a State or Territory Government Agency of Australia.
- Sub class 190 is a permanent residency visa that allows you to work and settle in Australia like an Australian citizen.
Major Requirements for Sub Class 190
If you receive an invite from the Australian Government you are eligible to apply for this visa. When the letter of invitation is sent to you, you must fulfil the below mentioned requirements:
- Below 50-years of age
- Fulfill the desired score mentioned in your letter of invitation based on the factors in the points test
- Proficiency in English language
- The occupation nominated should be there in the relevant skilled occupation list
- Should have appropriate skills assessment for that particular occupation
- Should be nominated by an Australian State or Territory Government Agency.
Expression of Interest Submission
The very first thing you need to do to apply for a Skilled-Nominated visa (subclass 190) is submit expression of Interest and then be invited via SkillSelect to apply for the visa (No matter you are in or outside the country when you apply for the visa and it gets approved.) If you are lucky to receive an invitation to apply for Skilled Nominated visa, you have to apply within 60 days. The invitations are placed on the basis of your declaration in expression of interest. Your application must be steady with the provided information in your expression of interest and you must have relevant evidence to support it.
Benefits of the Skilled Nominated Visa
Sub class 190 a permanent residence visa that allows you along with your family to enjoy the following benefits.
- Endlessly stay in Australia
- Study and work in Australia
- Sign up in Medicare ( It is a scheme by Australian Government for health care related expenses)
- Depending upon eligibility you can apply for Australian citizenship
- Apt to sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence
- From the date of visa approval you can travel to and from Australia for five years. (After five years, a resident return visa or another visa to return to Australia is required).
Application Process of Skilled Nominated Visa
Below mentioned is detailed information about the basic requirements for a Skilled-Independent visa (subclass 190) application.
You must have the letter of invitation to apply the visa in which the visa application process is detailed. The invites to the candidates depends upon the declaration made by them in the expression of interest, and you should have relevant evidences to support your declaration.
Prepare your documents
You need to accord all the valid documents to prove your declaration made in the application. You need to go through the Document checklist where the required documents are listed.
Some documents could take some time to obtain. You should have them ready when you lodge the application to reduce any delays in processing.
Register online application
You can make the primary payment by credit card during the time of application.
Create an ImmiAccount and upload all the documents and register online application. This reduces delays in processing the application.
It is mandatory to score minimum 60 points against points test factors to be eligible to receive letter of invitation to apply for this visa. Once you receive invitation letter it is essential for you to score the specific points mentioned in your invitation letter.
Below mentioned information briefs how points are awarded. The evidence you need to provide is listed in the document checklist.
Points are awarded on the basis of the factors listed in the following table. All factors are assessed as they are at the time you are invited to apply for this visa.
|Proficiency in English language |
The test result is valid for three years till the date of visa application is made.
|Skilled Employment |
20 points is awarded for any combination of skilled employment in and outside Australia
|Outside Australia: skilled employment in your nominated skilled occupation or a closely related skilled occupation|
|In skilled employment for at least three but less than five years (of the past 10 years)||5|
|In skilled employment for at least five but less than eight years (of the past 10 years)||10|
|In skilled employment for at least eight and up to 10 years (of the past 10 years)||15|
|In Australia: skilled employment in your nominated skilled occupation or a closely related skilled occupation|
|In skilled employment for at least one but less than three years (of the past 10 years)||5|
|In skilled employment for at least three but less than five years (of the past 10 years)||10|
|In skilled employment for at least five but less than eight years (of the past 10 years)||15|
|In skilled employment for at least eight and up to 10 years (of the past 10 years)||20|
|Qualifications||Doctorate from an Australian educational institution or other doctorate of a recognised standard||20|
|At least a bachelor degree from an Australian educational institution or other degree of a recognised standard||15|
|Diploma or trade qualification completed in Australia||10|
|An award or qualification recognised by the assessing authority in the assessment of the skilled occupation||10|
|Australian study requirement||One or more degrees, diplomas or trade qualifications awarded by an Australian educational institution and meet the Australian study requirement||5|
|Other factors||Credentialled community language qualifications||5|
|Study in regional Australia or a low population growth metropolitan area (excluding distance education)||5|
|Partner skill qualifications||5|
|Professional year in Australia for at least 12 months in the four years before the day you were invited to apply||5|
|Nomination/sponsorship (where required) |
|Nomination by state or territory government (visa subclass 190 only)||5|
|Nomination by state or territory government or sponsorship by an eligible family member to reside and work in a specified/designated area (visa subclass 489 only)||10|
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