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Australia Immigration Program Step by Step 2020

Know How To Apply For Australia Permanent Residency Visa 2020 From Anywhere In The World?

The only continent which is also considered as a country, and famously termed as “Country down Under” – Australia is the smallest continent in the world. Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia comprises the mainland of Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. Sixth largest country in the world, its capital city is Canberra with Sydney being its largest city. Other major cities of the country are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. AU is also one of the countries that have always been in demand among the circles of the immigrants around the world. Australia immigration process is world-renowned for its transparency and simplicity.

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To understand how to immigrate to Australia and other major aspects of Australia Immigration, we have to discuss the following points:

  1. What makes Australia the perfect choice for Indians?
  2. Major Benefits of having Australia Visa
  3. What are the requirements to immigrate to Australia from India?
  4. Different Programs for Australia Immigration 2020
  5. What are the steps to immigrate to Australia from India?

Above points will cover all the major know how of the Australian Immigration process and the basics to know about the same.


What makes Australia the perfect choice for Indians?

Australia is one of the highly developed countries in the world. 13th largest economy, it is a high-income earning economy with per capita income being the tenth highest in the world. With this, Australia has very low unemployment rate around 5%.  Following reasons makes the immigrants around the globe choose Australia:

  • Healthy living with Fresh Air: Australia is one of the countries that have lowest air pollution in the world. Country comprises of variety of natural ecosystems – golden sandy beaches, tropical rainforests, arid deserts and snowy mountains. There are total 500 national parks with 14 world heritage sites.
  • Multicultural Society: 43% of Australian populations were born overseas or they have parents who were born overseas.
  • Australia has very low population density with 6.4 people per square mile.
  • Australian healthcare system is one of the most efficient in the world. Basic health covers for Australian citizens are covered by Medicare and there is also presence of private healthcare system. Subsidized healthcare benefits
  • Taking in terms of opportunities for study, Australia has the third highest number of international students with such a smaller population. 1,200 educational institution and 22,000 courses to study, Australia provides one of the best education to their residents.

To know about the process of moving to Australia from India, applicants needs to consult an Australia Immigration consultant.

What are the benefits of having Australian PR Visa?

Permanent Residence (PR) Visa of Australia allows its holder to live, work and study without any limitations in the country given for a period of five years. High standard of living and a laid-back lifestyle with a strong economy makes every immigrant around the world to immigrate to Australia. Following are some of the major benefits of having Australia visa:

  • PR visa allows it holder to live in Australia indefinitely. Once a PR holder, they can have unlimited travel without any restriction to and from the country.
  • PR visa can also pursue higher education in Australia. If in some cases because of additional expenses, PR visa holders are in need of funds – there are certain educational loans that are available for them.
  • To avail the benefits of Social security, PR visa holder needs to hold on to it for minimum of 2 years. Under Social security following benefits are covered – sickness, unemployment and student benefits that are being offered by Australia’s Social Security Department.
  • PR visa holder’s children who are born in Australia are given the Australian citizenship
  • PR visa holder can also sponsor the application of their relative for permanent residency only if the applicant meets certain residence and support assurance pre-requisites.
  • Unlike Canada PR visa holder, Australia visa holders have the right to apply for professions like migration agent or any government position.
  • 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.

Above mentioned are some of the major reasons that are forcing in increase in number of immigrants to the country.

What are the minimum requirements to immigrate to Australia from India in 2020?

Indians has made Australia their first choice when they are looking for betterment in their lifestyle and high career growth opportunities. Now, for Indians looking to immigrate to Australia as skilled immigrants there are minimum requirements that need to be fulfilled to be eligible for their Immigration Australia. These minimum requirements are for Australia Skilled Visa requirements as follows:

  1. Under age factor, candidate needs to be below 45 years of age.
  2. For English language, candidates needs to have sufficient ability to work in Australia with at least at a competent level
  3. To apply under skilled occupation that fits candidate’s skill sets and qualification, the candidate’s field of work needs to be found on Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL).
  4. Before applying, candidate needs to get their credentials assessed by the Australian assessing authority that are designated to assess the nominated occupation.
  5. For health assessment, candidate’s health must be reasonably good health and candidate’s needs to get their health assessed by a panel doctor and must undergo a medical examination
  6. Candidates also have to go through Character assessment which needs candidate to show a good character.


Other than the above mentioned eligibility points, applicant also needs to clear the point system of Australian government. Points are awarded to the candidates based on the following factors –

  • Nominated Occupation
  • Age
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Skilled Employment
  • Educational Qualifications
  • Australian Qualifications
  • Regional Study
  • Regional Study
  • Community language skills
  • Spouse/partners skills and qualifications
  • Professional Year
  • Nominations and sponsorship (for subclass 190 and 489 only)

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

What are different programs for Skilled Australia Immigration?

Australian Skilled Worker program was replaced by General Skilled Migration programs or Skillselect in 2012-2013. Via the Skillselect program applicants are able to apply for Permanent residence visa as a skilled worker applicant based on their credentials like educational qualifications, work experience and language proficiency in English language.

Skillselect 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. These subclasses of visas are as follows:


  • 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)

To be able to apply for these different types of sub-classes for Visa, candidates need to meet the requirements that are distinct for each visa.

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Steps to Immigrate to Australia from India 2019

What are the steps to immigrate to Australia from India?

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 Skillselect. After this candidate 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 needs 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.


To make the process of moving to Australia much easier and simple, applicant will need the help of an Australia immigration consultant. These immigration consultant has the experience in the immigration industry that makes them well equipped to know all know how of the Australia immigration. To know more about the Australia immigration consultant and how to immigrate to Australia from India, call us now on 92-92-92-92-81.

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Thanks Nationwide visas to help me understand the simplicity of the Australia immigration process from India.Above article have enlightened me about the requirements and eligibility criteria for Australia PR visa and now i am confident that i will be able to apply under Australia immigration 2019.
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