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So what’s EOI?
EOI is expression of interest. It’s the first step to Australian PR for skilled migrants. It’s an
application submitted through SkillSelect to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection,
Australia. EOI represents your willingness to migrate to Australia and live there permanently.
An EOI can be duly submitted online. and can be updated whenever there are circumstance/situation changes,
till the invitation is issued by the department. It is blocked thereof.
What’s State Sponsorship?
To be eligible to apply for skilled nominated visa, an applicant must be nominated by a state or territory.
For example: Government of Western Australia. But for that to happen, one has to apply for state
nomination by submitting an EOI. Later, an invitation to submit a visa application is send by the
What’s DIBP Application?
DIBP (Department of Immigration and Border Protection), Australia, has every right to grant a visa or reject an application. It is, therefore, upon receiving state sponsorship, a visa application has to be submitted with DIBP within the time specified in the invitation.
Y-Axis being the best immigration consultant can guide you in all three of the above plus filling relevant forms, compiling files, collecting documents and more. Talk to our experts and know more.
You must score at least 60 points against points test factors to be eligible to be invited to apply for this visa. Points are awarded on the basis of the factors listed below:
To score points on English requirement, an applicant must meet proficient or superior level as mentioned in below table. English Language test results are required supporting these claims at the time of application
|English Language proficiency level||Points||Test component||IELTS||TOEFL iBT||PTE Academic||Cambridge English:
|Functional||0 Points||Average/total/overall across test components only||4.5||32||30||147|
|Proficient (for points tested Skilled visas)||10 Points||Listening||7||24||65||185|
|Superior (for points tested Skilled visas)||20 Points||Listening||8||28||79||200|
Points can also be earned on the following eligibility criteria:
Sponsorship by a State/Territory:– Applicant’s nominated occupation should be listed in the respective state SOL and he should meet all the eligibility criteria as set by the state. The client has to commit to live and work in this state for initial 2 years of stay in specified regional areas Australia.
Specified Regional Areas:
Regional and low population growth metropolitan areas:
|Regional and low population growth metropolitan areas||Postcodes|
|New South Wales (NSW)Anywhere except Sydney, Newcastle, the Central Coast and Wollongong||2311 to 2312, 2328 to 2411, 2420 to 2490, 2536 to 2551, 2575 to 2594, 2618 to 2739, 2787 to 2898|
|Northern Territory||Entire territory|
|Queensland Anywhere except the greater Brisbane area and the Gold Coast||4124 to 4125, 4133, 4211, 4270 to 4272, 4275, 4280, 4285, 4287, 4307 to 4499, 4515, 4517 to 4519, 4522 to 4899|
|South Australia||Entire state|
|Victoria Anywhere except the Melbourne metropolitan area||3211 to 3334, 3340 to 3424, 3430 to 3649, 3658 to 3749, 3753, 3756, 3758, 3762, 3764, 3778 to 3781, 3783, 3797, 3799, 3810 to 3909, 3921 to 3925, 3945 to 3974, 3979, 3981 to 3996|
|Western Australia Anywhere except Perth and surrounding areas||6041 to 6044, 6083 to 6084, 6121 to 6126,6200 to 6799|
You must meet certain health requirements. The health examinations you need, will depend on your personal circumstances, including your country of citizenship, time spent in another country during the last five years and your intended activities in Australia. The results of your health examinations are generally valid for 12 months.
This applies to you and any dependent family members included in your visa application.
You must meet certain character requirements. You must provide a police certificate from each country you have lived in for 12 months including all short visits or more during the past 10 years after you turned 16 years of age.
This applies to you and all the dependent family members listed in your application, who are above 16 years old, whether they are migrating or not.
Debts to the Australian Government:
You must have no outstanding debts to the Australian Government or have arranged to repay any outstanding debts to the Australian Government before this visa can be granted.
You can include the following people in your visa application:
These family members must meet the requirements for including family members in your application. The application must include documentary evidence of their relationship to you. Your family members must be able to show that they meet health and character requirements.
Dependent visa applicants, who are above 18 years are required to meet at least Functional English requirement through study where medium of instruction is in English or by proving functional English requirement or by paying visa second installment charges towards English requirements.
You can add your partner and dependent children to your application before the decision is made on visa application. But for 489 visa, you need to add dependents before this visa application is filed.
|Priority Group Number||Visa Sub Class||Processing Time|
|1||RSMS (Subclass 119, 857)||Low Risk – 5 months|
|Skilled Regional||High Risk- 8 months|
|Skill Select (subclass 187)||6 months|
|2||ENS||Low Risk- 5 months|
|subclass121, 856||High Risk- 8 months|
|Skill Select (subclass 186)||6 months|
|3||SMP(subclass 176,475,487,886)||12 months|
|Skill Select SMP(subclass 190 and 489)||6 months|
|4||Nominated Occupation on the SOL- Schedule 1(subclass 175, 495, 496, 861, 862, 863, 880, 881, 882, 883, 885 and 176, 475, 487 if not SMP)||18 Months|
|Skill Select Independent and Family Sponsored |
(subclass 189 and 489)
|5||All visas listed in priority 3 and 4 that are not SMP or Nominated Occupation on the SOL – Schedule 1||Assessment will commence when all cases in priority groups 1-4 are finalized|
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