Australian Immigration - Types of work visas issued by Australia

Skilled Independent Visa

Australia is another destination where several people from the Indian subcontinent have started to immigrate to. Australia has now become a popular destination for many people from India, both for studying and settling in Australia. This type of visa is for those individuals who have skills that are of a category that are required in Australia and are not readily available. If you have a unique skill that will help the Australian economy then you may qualify under this type of visa without relying on sponsorship from family members who may be already living in Australia. To qualify under this category, in addition to your unique skills you must meet specified age requirements, have sufficient command of the English language as well as work experience in your field. The pass mark you should be able to obtain is presently 120 points. Many immigration consultants provide free assessments for skilled applicants online and can guide you whether you qualify under the skilled visa category and can get the required 120 points.

Skilled Sponsored Visa

 This category requires fewer points than the Skilled Independent Visa and is for those applicants who already have a family member in Australia willing to sponsor them. The family member must be in a permanent resident or an Australian citizen.

Employer Nomination Scheme

Australian employers can hire skilled workers from aboard if they are unable to find suitable talent in Australia for their business requirements. In short, if you have special skills and an Australian employer wants to hire you then this class of visa would be the route to take. Employers wishing to bring staff from overseas have to seek approval as a business sponsor. A business will be approved for a specified number of temporary business entrants over a 2 year period. The approval procedure requires that Employers nominate each of the positions they wish to fill with a temporary resident. The nomination must relate to an occupation which meets a minimum skills threshold. The nominated position must also be paid a minimum salary level, specified in a Gazette Notice for this Visa. Those interested in settling in Australia should check out the advertised jobs for Australia and directly approach employers by submitting resumes. Many immigration advisors who operate from Australia may be able to help skilled workers contact suitable employers for the applicants field of work. Business Visa, Retirement Visa, Student Visa . . . Read article on next page . . . o Australia
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Australian Immigration Types of

work visas issued by Australia

Skilled Independent Visa

Australia is another destination where several people from the Indian subcontinent have started to immigrate to. Australia has now become a popular destination for many people from India, both for studying and settling in Australia. This type of visa is for those individuals who have skills that are of a category that are required in Australia and are not readily available. If you have a unique skill that will help the Australian economy then you may qualify under this type of visa without relying on sponsorship from family members who may be already living in Australia. To qualify under this category, in addition to your unique skills you must meet specified age requirements, have sufficient command of the English language as well as work experience in your field. The pass mark you should be able to obtain is presently 120 points. Many immigration consultants provide free assessments for skilled applicants online and can guide you whether you qualify under the skilled visa category and can get the required 120 points.

Skilled Sponsored Visa

 This category requires fewer points than the Skilled Independent Visa and is for those applicants who already have a family member in Australia willing to sponsor them. The family member must be in a permanent resident or an Australian citizen.

Employer Nomination Scheme

Australian employers can hire skilled workers from aboard if they are unable to find suitable talent in Australia for their business requirements. In short, if you have special skills and an Australian employer wants to hire you then this class of visa would be the route to take. Employers wishing to bring staff from overseas have to seek approval as a business sponsor. A business will be approved for a specified number of temporary business entrants over a 2 year period. The approval procedure requires that Employers nominate each of the positions they wish to fill with a temporary resident. The nomination must relate to an occupation which meets a minimum skills threshold. The nominated position must also be paid a minimum salary level, specified in a Gazette Notice for this Visa. Those interested in settling in Australia should check out the advertised jobs for Australia and directly approach employers by submitting resumes. Many immigration advisors who operate from Australia may be able to help skilled workers contact suitable employers for the applicants field of work. Business Visa, Retirement Visa, Student Visa Read article on next page o Australia
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