Australia PR visa processing time depends on the type of Australia PR programs you are applying through.
There are three sub-classes of visa namely,
Visa sub-class 189 and 190 takes up to total of 7 months in process, whereas, visa sub-class 489 takes up a time period of 1 year.
Below is the step by step processing time for 3 different sub-class visas:
Step by step processing time of visa sub-class 189:
Stage 1: Check if your occupation or Job profile is listed in the main Skilled Occupation List (SOL), Australia
Stage 2: Confirm if you are meeting all the eligibility requirements.
Stage 3: Complete a Skills Assessment Test.
Stage 4: Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) through SkillSelect.
Stage 5: Apply for the Skilled Independent Work Visa (subclass 189)
Stage 6: Wait for a final decision.
Step by step process time for Australian skilled nomination visa 190:
Stage 1: The first stage of the 190 application process involves concluding a skill assessment test.
Stage 2: Once you have received a positive skills assessment outcome/result, you then need to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) through Skill Select.
Stage 3: Apply to the place of your interest (state/territory) in Australia and wait for the outcome.
Stage 4: Once you have been granted an Invitation to Apply (ITA), you can continue to the DIBP stage of the application.
Step by step processing time for visa sub-class 489:
Step 1: Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) in DIBP's SkillSelect.
Step 2: Apply to the place of your interest (state/territory) in Australia for nomination and wait for the outcome.
Step 3: After getting a positive skill assessment, you need to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) through SkillSelect.
Step 4: Once you have been granted an Invitation to apply (ITA) for further application, you can continue to the DIBP stage of the application.
These are the general guidelines and procedure for Australia PR Visa. To get a detailed view in this regard, we suggest you to contact our panel of experts and avail a FREE first consultation over phone.
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