Australian visa for Professionals and Technicians

If you are thinking of travelling to Australia, the first and the most important is to be clear on the type of visa you are looking for according to your objectives, as the lack of knowledge and research about the regulation and the requirements for each Australian Visa may result in a refusal.

Once the visa type that you require has been established, you must know and identify the Australian visa requirements to apply for it.

In this section, you will find all the information regarding visas to work and migrate as a professional or technician to Australia.

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One of the advantages of beinglegally advised by RC Australia isknowing that the whole process develops in strict compliance with the regulations in force of the Federal, State, Australian government and the occupations validation entities.

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There are several ways become a resident, according to your personal circumstances. Which is the best for you? In RC Australia we will help you to define the viability of your migration project, finding the best paths to be granted a permanent residence.

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What should you know about the visa program for professionals?

The following is information is general, and is not recommended as applicable to your case due to the legal restrictions for each point mentioned If after reading this information you would like to know how to apply the migration program to your case, we recommend you request an individual study of your case.


Migratory law: “Migrants key to prosperity”

It is a program designed to attract the skilled professionals and technicians with the required experience and skills to solve the lack of qualified workforcethat the Australian growth and economy demand.

The requirements for skilled migrants are found in the GENERAL SKILLED MIGRATION (GSM) Program. This is one of the most complete paths to be granted a residence visa in Australia. This option may be carried out from your home country, if this alternative applies, or it may be started in your home country and continued within Australia during a student visa (Temporary Visa) or any other temporary visa.

The number of visas on the GSM Program provision is part of the Australian government annual migration program . For the fiscal year July 2019 – June 2020, the Department of Home Affairs has estimated a goal of 160.000 places. For this fiscal term, the emphasis is to promote migration to regions and decrease the migration to cities like Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane. For the 2020-2021 fiscal year, it is expected that the places will be assigned in the federal budget to be announced in October 2020.

Since 2012, the General Skilled Migration Program takes place through the Skill Select selection model, which allows the candidate with the highest scores and in order of arrival to be chosen.

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A permanent residence visa to Australia allows the migrant:

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Types of visa to Australia for skilled professionals

If you wish to migrate as a graduate to Australia, the visa types that you may have access to are:

a). Visa 189 Skilled Independent (Permanent Residence):For those occupations in the MLTSSL list. No family or state sponsorship is required. This visa allows that you and your dependents can live as permanent residents anywhere in Australia.

b). Visa 190 Skilled Sponsored (Permanent residence): The occupations chosen to apply for this visa appear in the combined list of eligible occupations. This combined list uses occupations from the MLTSSL and STSOL list. This visa category requires the nomination from an Australian state or territory.

c). Visa 491 Skilled Regional (Provisional): temporary Residence for 5 years. This visa leads to the Permanent visa. It requires the nomination of a state or territory, or some family members. While in the first case the eligible occupations are in the combined list, in the in the latter, the applicable list is the MLTSSL list.

After living in regional areas and having income equal or higher than 53.900 AUD during 3 fiscal years at least, the visa holders are eligible to a permanent visa 191.

Visa to Australia – Regional and State nominated visas 190/491 As part of the General Skilled Migration program and in order to stimulate this program, the Australian states and territories may nominate skilled professionals and workers, including two more extensive list than the list regulating the independent applications (without sponsorship).

Each state has developed its own State Migration Plan and has its own list of occupations in demand. Additionally, they set an annual number of candidates that may benefit with their sponsorship. These visas to Australia include the condition to live and work in Australia in the sponsoring State or Territory for at least 2/3 years.

Many States offer a nomination to applicants that have completed studies in those territories. For example, South Australia, Tasmania, and Canberra require a year of study to be eligible and to apply for the state sponsorship.

Each State has additional requirements in addition to studying.

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