Since 1 July 2012, Australia introduced a new Points Based Skilled Migration program called SkillSelect. It is more beneficial for the right candidates wish to migrate to Australia. It is now reasonable to expect to obtain an Australian Skilled visa within 3-12 months of starting the process.
The new SkillSelect migration program based on a points test with points awarded for Age, Academic Qualification, English language skills, work experience, partner skills, as well as nomination by a state or by a close relative living in a Designated Area in Australia.
As a start point, to obtain a skilled visa for Australia through the SkillSelect program, you must be invited to apply for a visa specified in this category. The applicants must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) and wait for an invitation from Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) before they can lodge an application for a SkillSelect visa.
At TN MIGRATION CONSULTANTS, we are aware of the significant expense involved in obtaining a skilled visa for Australia and we assist you to obtain a visa with your specific academic and skills background.We do a free initial assessment of your Australian visa options. As part of that assessment we consider the client’s eligibility for all of the SkillSelect visas and advise the client on the best Australian skilled visa to apply for.Once intial assessment is successful, we arrange for your skills to be assessed by the designated Australian Assessing Authority for their nominated occupation. After a positive result obtained for skills assessment, we would start process for your visa application.
Extra points to pass Australia’s General Skilled Migration Points Test can be earned through a nomination by an Australian State or Territory Government. If you don’t have sufficient points to pass the points test our next step is to find a State or Territory which is currently nominating applicants from you occupation group.
Once all the documents received and certain you qualify for a SkillSelect visa, an Expression of Interest on your behalf.
As the DIBP invites our clients to lodge the visa application, we would immediately lodge their final visa application immediately. Clients applying onshore are granted a bridging visa with unrestricted work rights to their current visa, which is activated once their current visa expires, while their SkillSelect visa application is processed.