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How Can I Claim Points in Partner Skills

Partner Skills is an added advantage to boost your overall Australia Immigration point score. You may claim ‘partner skills’ points if your partner is able to satisfy the simple requirements related to age, educational qualification, English Language requirement and most importantly, has nominated an occupation on the same Australian skilled occupational demand list as a primary applicant for which your partner has obtain a suitable skill assessment done.

Additionally, they must meet the Australian study requirement or have the recent work experience in their nominated occupation as the primary applicant.

How Many Points are Awarded Towards ‘Partner Skills’?

5 additional points can be claimed if the primary applicant’s partner meets threshold requirements for skilled migration visa. How the points are given according to the age, English proficiency, experience and qualification? Check from Australia Point System

What are the Requirements to Claim ‘Partner Skills’ Points?

In order to claim ‘partner skills’ points the primary applicant partners need to meet the following requirements:

  • Must be in the same visa application as the primary applicant
  • Must not be an Australian citizen or permanent residence holder
  • Must be under 50 years of age at the time of visa lodgement
  • Must nominate the occupation from the same Australian Occupational Demand List
  • Must be assessed by a relevant assessing authority as having suitable skills for the nominated occupation
  • Must have a competent English
  • Must have been employed in a skilled occupation for at least 12 months in the last 24 months before filing visa application, or completed the Australian Study requirement.

Additionally, in order to be awarded with the ‘partner skill points’, you must keep the document proof ready for the above mentioned requirements before taking Australia skill assessment grid test.

You may contact the visa experts to know more about the partner skills assessment points

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