Australia Visa

Australia Permanent Residence Visa

Australia is a beautiful country with great landscape and diverse opportunities for foreign nationals. Hence, many people choose to settle down in that island country. To settle down in another country you have to apply for Australia Permanent Residence Visa status. There are several Australia PR Visas by which you can achieve your goal to move to Australia permanently.

The Australia Skilled Migration Program has opened up a plethora of options for professionals seeking to migrate to Australia. Australia offers immense opportunities to talented workers and the Skilled Migration Program helps professionals from a wide range of disciplines with varying documentation apply for Australian permanent residency. Anshi Immigration can help you navigate the intricacies of this program and apply to the right subclass of visa with complete peace of mind.

Australia PR Visa Benefits

  • The child born in Australia is eligible for citizenship.
  • Sponsor eligible relatives to move under various PR visa programs.
  • Eligible for Medicare health-care benefits at Public Hospitals.
  • Students may study there once admission into a university is approved successfully and visa is granted.
  • Live, study & work in Australia for indefinite time.
  • Living there on Permanent Resident Visa Status for 2 years continuously makes you eligible for Social Security benefits such as unemployment/ disability.
  • Government of New Zealand has special agreement with the Australian government that allows the permanent residence of Australia the right to travel to New Zealand and can also apply for NZ visa.
  • Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189)
  • Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190)
  • Graduate temporary Visa (Subclass 485)
  • Skilled Nomination or Sponsored visa (Provisional) (Subclass 489)
  • Skilled Regional Visa (subclass 887)

Skilled Migration program is a point-based program that has a total 5 visa subclasses with 65 points being the minimum requirement to be eligible for Australia immigration as skilled worker.


The Australia Skilled Migration Program requires all applicants to meet a certain minimum threshold of skills and abilities to apply for the visa. You will be assessed based on:

  1. Your age (must be below 50 years of age)
  2. Highest level of education
  3. Your English language skills
  4. Whether your occupation is on the Skilled Occupations List
  5. Your work experience
  6. Health and character assessment

Candidate needs to score minimum 65 points based on the above-mentioned factors to be eligible to immigrate to Australia.

Steps For THE AUSTRALIA PR Visa process

Australia immigration process is a legal process that allows the applicants to apply for Australia visa. An ideal application takes around 9 to 12 months for processing. There are 6 steps for Australia immigration 2019 for Indians to follows in 2019:

Step 1: Assessment of Studies and Work Experience

Applicants have to get their educational qualification accredited by the assessing bodies. These assessing bodies varies from the occupation of the applicant, they will determine that the applicant’s educational qualifications and work experience are equivalent to the Australian standards. Once they are successfully assessed, applicant is issued a letter of accreditation. Taking about the fees charged by the assessing bodies, most of them charges around AUD$800.

Step 2: Proof for Language Proficiency

Australia requires candidate to have fluency in English language. For this candidates need to take the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). IELTS test the candidate’s English knowledge in categories: Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening. Candidates need to score at least 6 per band to meet the minimum requirement for the visa

Step 3: Submit Expression of Interest (EOI)

On landing the letter of accreditation, candidates need to submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) for applying for visa with the help of Skill Migration. After this candidates need to be invited by government to apply for the visa.

Step 4: State Nomination

In case the applicant has applied for a state nominated visa, next step is to apply for the state nomination. Requirement for state nomination is different as are the application procedures.

Step 5: Visa filing

Visa application needs to be submitted with the candidate’s professional and work experience documents, certified translations and other required documents.

Step 6: Medical Examination and Police Clearance

For entering the country, applicant and their dependents need to comply with strict health and character requirements. Applicant needs to take the medical examination that needs to be done with a local doctor registered with Australian embassy.