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Australia 189 Visa Point Calculator 2019

189 Point Calculator/ Australia Point System

Australia Point System is the most systematic and well organized method to immigrate the highly qualified and skilled workers.

Australia Skilled Independent falls under Australia Point System visa category, this visa is widely considered by the potential applicants to obtain the permanent resident visa of Australia. The selection for visa 189 is totally point based,

You need minimum 65 points to apply for Australian Permanent Residency Visa. However, the minimum points gives you the permission to apply for Australia PR, it does not guarantee you the Invitation To Apply (ITA) from the Australian government.

Calculate your Australia Skilled Independent Points

How the Immigration Points are Calculated Using 189 Point Calculator?

189 Point Calculator is an important tool that calculates the Australia Point score for visa subclass 189. When applying for Australia Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189 Visa Subclass 189, make sure you score a minimum of 65 points in the Australia point test which is based on the factors like age, educational qualification, work experience, relevant skills, English language requirements etc.

Every profile factor under Australia Point System reflects the points that are awarded against each profile factor.

Profile Factor Maximum Points
Age 30 Points
Educational Qualification 20 Points
English Language ability 20 Points
Work Experience 20 Points
Australian Study (if any) 05 Points

Note: Minimum points required to be eligible for Australia Skilled Independent Visa subclass 189 is 65.


Age Points
18 to 24 25 Points
25 t0 32 30 Points
33 t0 39 25 Points
40 to 44 15 Points
45 to 49 0 Points

English (IELTS /OET)

Language Points Awarded
Competent English IELTS 6 / OET C 0 points
Proficient English IELTS 7 / OET B 10 point
Superior English IELTS 8 / OET A 20 points

Work Experience (Overseas)

Work Experience Points
At least three but less than five years (of past 10 years) 5 points
At least five but less than eight years (of past 10 years) 10 points
At least eight and up to 10 years (of past 10 years) 15 points

Work Experience (Australian)

Work Experience Points Awarded
At least one but less than three years (of past 10 years) 5 points
At least three but less than five years (of past 10 years) 10 points
At least five but less than eight years (of past 10 years) 15 points
At least eight and up to 10 years (of past 10 years) 20 Points

Educational Qualification

Educational Qualification Points
Doctorate from an Australian educational institution or other recognised standard 20 points
At least a Bachelor degree, including a Bachelor degree with Honours or Masters, from an Australian recognised Standards 15 points
Diploma completed in Australia, trade qualification completed in Australia, or qualification or award of recognised standard 10 points

Australian study qualifications

Study Qualification Points
Diplomas or trade qualifications awarded by an Australian educational institution and meet Australian Study Requirement 5 points

Other Factor

Other Factor Points
Credentialed community language qualifications 5 points
Study in regional Australia or metropolitan area (excluding distance education) 5 points
Partner skill qualifications 5 points
Professional Year completion, for a period of at least 12 months in the four year 5 points
Calculate You Points

If my score is less than 65, can I still apply for Australia 189 visa?

No, you can’t apply for visa 189, you need to score at least 65 points which can be accomplished by putting some serious efforts! You may contact the Aptech Global experts to know about ‘serious efforts’

What to do next after scoring 65 points and more?

You may apply for the next stage, if you manage to score 65 and above. Please keep in mind that the candidates who score more than 65 points are always preferable for Australia Skilled Immigration. More scoring candidates have better chances to get selected for the migration.

Hence, without any further delay you must apply for Australia Skilled Independent Visa. You must not assume of ‘scoring good points and apply later strategies’ because you never know when Australia Immigration department brings changes to the current Australia Point System. Therefore, you are advised to apply for visa 189 now, because no time is better than the present time.

The potential applicants who are by any chance are not able to score a good decent Australia Point test score are hereby requested to consult a good and reputed visa and immigration consultancy before applying for the Australia PR visa. There are many options of improving the Australia Point score for the better chances of receiving an Invitation To Apply (ITA) from the Australian government.

How can I improve my Australia Point test score?

Scored less point in Australia point test? No worries, you can improve your points by giving Language requirement test again, gaining good working experience, try to score points for spouse etc. If you wish to know further in this regard, you may ask the experts of Aptech Global to give you the vital assistance regarding Australia immigration. You can reach out to them on 8447281370 / 7503832132 or write down to info@aptechvisa.com

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