Settling in Australia under Permanent Residency



  • Australia permanent residency benefits
  • Apply through Point Based System
  • Visa categories under Australian PR

Australia is one of the wonderful countries for the immigrants. It has designed different visas for those who are looking to permanently reside in the country.

Australia permanent residency benefits


• Eligible to live and work in the country permanently
• Access to entire job market of Australia and option to earn at par with Australian citizens
• Dependent spouse and children can also accompany along
• Become Australian citizen after 4 years of stay
• Free healthcare benefits for the entire family
• Live, work and settle in New Zealand after 2 years of continuous stay in Australia on PR
• Free education for children till 18 years.

Visa categories under Australian PR


• Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)
• Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)
• Skilled – Nominated or Sponsored (Provisional) Visa (subclass 489)
• Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186)
• Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme Visa (subclass 187).

Apply through Point Based System:


Australia follows a point based system. The point based system helps to select right candidates to boost Australian economy. Following factors are considered to understand eligibility of a candidate under the points based system:

• Age
• English language fluency
• Education
• Qualification from Australia
• Family Sponsorship (Relevant visa)
• Work experience

Under point-based visa, the candidate’s occupation should be listed under the list of eligible skilled occupations.

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