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Australian immigration

Australia is among the most multicultural societies in the world, perfectly combining mobility, sustainability and opportunity together. Australia brings about a powerful understanding of how the transfer of individuals, culture, and innovations work together, for the benefit of all.

By bringing together diverse resources, knowledge and skills, Australia has achieved a level of impact that might not have been possible without taking into account the contribution of immigrants.

The Land Down Under is also a land of opportunities. From education to agriculture, ICT to healthcare, and defense to transport, innovation is at the core of what Australia has to offer to the world.

Australia is a top destination for skilled migrants exploring work overseas options. Many that go to Australia for work abroad eventually settle down in Australia with their family.

Every year, there are many individuals that decide to migrate to Australia from Dubai.

Australia will be granting 160,000 Permanent Residency in the 2021-2022 Program Year that will run from July 2021 to June 2022.

Of these, 79,600,  few will be allotted for skilled workers. Another 77,300 Permanent Residency will be granted under the Family stream.

Australia’s permanent Migration Program is the main pathway to Australian permanent residence.

Permanent Residency for Australia can be acquired through – [1] Skill stream, [2] Family stream, [3] Business immigration, [4] Special Eligibility, and [5] on humanitarian grounds.

How can I get an Australian permanent residency?

Family-stream permanent residence permits

Work-stream permanent residence permits

Business or investment-stream permanent residence permits

Other options

For, among others:

Parents, children, parents, or dependent relatives of an Australian Permanent Residency /citizen or eligible citizen of New Zealand.

For skilled workers that have –

·       An employer in Australia sponsoring them, or

·       Skills in demand in Australia.

For businesspersons and investors.


Such as –

·       Partner Permit (subclass 100), to be submitted along with subclass 309 provisional visa

·       Child visa (subclass 101)

·       Parent visa (subclass103)

Such as –

·       Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186)

·       Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)

·       Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)

Such as –

·       Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) Permit (subclass 888)

·       Investor Permit (subclass 891)

Such as –

Global Talent visa (subclass 858)

Benefits of having an Australian permanent residency

There are many benefits of securing a Permanent Residency for Australia–

Australia permanent residency – Benefits of Australia immigration

  •     Remain in Australia indefinitely
  •     Work and study anywhere in Australia
  •     Work in New Zealand
  •     Enroll in Medicare
  •     Pertain for bank loans to purchase property
  •     Sponsor eligible relatives for Australian permanent residence
  •     Travel to and from Australia, if permitted by your travel facility
  •     Attend free English language classes, under the Adult Migrant English Program
  •     Become an Australian citizen, by conferral
Pathways to Australia permanent residency

Australian immigration offers many options to submit for the Permanent Residency. You can select the most appropriate option for yourself, based on your eligibility and requirements. Some of the popular options for Australian permanent residency:

Skilled Independent Permit (Subclass 189): This permit is suitable for skilled workers. No requirement for a nominator or sponsor.

Skilled Nominated Permit (Subclass 190): This Australia Permit is applicable to skilled workers who have a nomination from an Australian state/Territory. For this Permit, your occupation should be on the Skilled Occupation List.  

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Subclass 489 Permit: Under this permit, skilled workers and their families must live, work and study in designated regional areas for 5 years. They will be eligible for a Permanent Residency after three years.

Each of the immigration pathways has a certain fixed number of Australian Permanent Residency places available in a program year. The limit is as per the annual migration planning levels of the Department of Home Affairs of the Australian government.

Eligibility requirements

The specific eligibility requirements vary as per the particular Permanent Residency Permit. However, there are certain basic eligibility criteria that must be met.

The general eligibility requirements to migrate to Australia include –

  • Age: Your age should be below 45 years to submit for a Permanent Residency.
  • Language Proficiency: You should have proof that you have a competent level of proficiency in the English language.
  • Health and character: You should have good health and character.
  • Skills:You must have your skills assessed by certifying authorities in Australia. The candidate must get a Skill Assessment done from the relevant skills assessing authority.
  • Occupation: Your occupation must be listed in the Skilled Occupation List (SOL).
Requirements in permanent residency

Generally, the following requirements will be required when submitting for an Australian Permanent Residency –

  • Duly filled forms
  • Report of Educational Credential Assessment
  • Birth certificate
  • Character certificate
  • Proof of nomination (if any)
  • English language test results
  • Two passport-sized photos
  • Spouse skill forms, if necessary
  • Police Clearance Certification (PCC)
  • Business reference letters

Steps to submit

Step 1:  Check the eligibility requirements for Australian immigration

Step 2:  Take the English proficiency Test

Step 3: Select your occupation from the Skilled Occupation List (SOL)

You can select your occupation from –

  • Short-term Skilled Occupation List (SOL)
  • Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL)
  • Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)

Step 4: Register your Expression of Interest in Australia’s SkillSelect website. Provide all the required information in the online submission form.

Step 5: Get your Invitation to Apply (ITA). Once you submit your form and if it meets all the requirements then you will get an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Australia Permanent Residency.

Step 6: Submit your Permanent Residency. You must submit it within 60 days of getting your ITA with all the supporting forms and certificates.

Step 7: Get your clearance certificates and submit them. This includes your police clearance certificate and medical clearance certificate.

Step 8:  Get your permit. The last step is getting your Australia Permit.

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