Migrate To Australia: Visa Application Guide & Requirements
You decided that you want to come to Australia for studies, visit, tourism or immigrating to the country for work. But then you are confused about what to do, how to go about, what is the best step to achieve my dream faster?
Let me set one thing straight, immigrating of relocating to a new country is never easy and it does not come cheap. It takes some time and actually planning before it can be achieved, so don’t be disappointed if it is taking too long.
The bright side of it is that it is worth every bit of the time you have sent or the money you have invested and hopefully this article will set you on the right path.
The first step to all these is for you to decide what you want to come to Australia for. The easiest visa that does not require much protocol is a Visitor or holiday visa. Visitors are always welcomed in Australia especially when you have the funds to back you.
And if you are coming for studies, you are not faced with difficult challenges. You only have to apply to a school Australia, obtain an acceptance letter and then pay your fees and you are in Australia in no time.
A more complicated one is immigrating to Australia, either by mere relocation or in search of a job. Candidates go through several steps and planning, to start, you must submit an Expression of Interest, choose the correct visa for you, immigrate and actually settle down in the country.
It is a lot easier to immigrate to Australia if you already have a sibling here, then it is easier, he or she can afford to sponsor you. It is also easy for someone who obtained a job in Australia, then it would the case of obtaining a letter of reference from the employer and then applying for a suitable visa.
Skilled and talented workers stand a good chance to immigrate faster especially with a job offer. Skilled workers and talented immigrants help to boost the economy of the country.
The provinces in Australia are constantly making efforts to bring immigrants country especially in the small communities. Programs are created to attract Entrepreneurs and investors to create more business, which would provide more jobs in the country and attract more immigrants.
Australia work Visa Requirements
Immigrating and Working in Australia does not demand much, immigrants are needed to fill up job vacancies and help tackle the labor shortage in the country. Immigrants must keep the requirements below:
- To work in Australia, you must have at least one-year work experience
- Candidates who wish to move to Australia for work purposes must be below 45 years.
- You must not have any criminal or health issues that could threaten the lives of Australians.
- Each visa type has different requirements; you must meet the requirements of the visa type you have selected.
- You must provide proof of English language skills (Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing).
How to Immigrate to Australia
Australia has a special way of selecting skilled workers and talents. Candidates who are eligible and those who have the right skills are expected to submit an Expression of Interest Online.
Australia has a SkillSelect system used to select talented workers, but these candidates must show they are interested to immigrate to Australia.
Once you have submitted your expression of interest profile, you will be scored along with other candidates on the basis of Age, Skills, Education, Work Experience, Language Proficiency, Adaptability, etc.
Candidates whose profile makes the cut-off score are selected and nominated to migrate to Australia to work and live. Candidates are expected to meet some requirements before they are regarded for Australian Permanent Residence.
There is another option candidate could explore, Businesses are allowed to sponsor candidates and workers to Australia. Eligible Businesses that qualify to sponsor, can submit a formal application to sponsor you to Australia.