Here’s everything you need to Know about Australia PR Eligibility Requirements in 2021
17-11-23
Yogesh shukla
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The Australian Government offers many pathways to apply for a PR. Some of the most popular options that you can choose from are as follows:

1. General Skilled Migration Program 

The general skilled migration program is the best pathway to becoming permanent residents of Australia. A total of 79,600 places have been allocated under the GSM pathway. There are three visa subcategories under the GSM visa category such as:

a. Skilled Independent Visa subclass 189: It is the best option for skilled workers and professionals who don’t have a sponsorship from an Australian state or territory. 

b. Skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 190: It is also the best option for skilled workers who have a nomination from an Australian state or territory. In order to apply, you need to prove that your occupation is listed in the SOL list, Australia. 

c.Skilled Work Regional Provisional Visa Subclass 491: This visa is a major replacement for the 489 visa. This visa allows the applicants and their families to reside and work in the designated regional areas of Australia for a period of 5 years. 

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2. Family Stream Visa 

As per the Australia Immigrants targets for the year 2021, 77,300 places have been allocated under the family stream, out of which, a total of 72,300 places have been allocated to Australia Partner Visas. The category of Family stream visa is an ideal way to reunite with your family and create a thousand memories at the same time! 

What are the Australia PR Eligibility Requirements in 2021?

In order to become an Australia PR, you need to meet certain eligibility requirements such as:

  • Points Requirement: Points play an important role in the entire immigration process. Australia PR requires you to score a minimum of 65 points which are assessed on the basis of certain factors such as:
  1. Age – A maximum of 30 points
  2. English Language Proficiency - A maximum of 20 points
  3. Work experience (outside Australia) – 15 Points
  4. Work Experience (inside Australia) – 10 Points
  5. Education (outside Australia) – 20 Points
  6. Doctorate or Master’s degree in Australia – 5 Points
  7. A study gained in regional Australia – 5 Points
  8. Community Language Accreditations – 5 Points
  9. A professional Year in a skilled program in Australia – 5 Points
  10. State Sponsorship via 190 Visa – 5 Points
  11. State Sponsorship or Nomination via 491Visa – 15 Points
  • Age Requirement: In order to apply for the PR, a candidate must be below the age of 45 years
  • English Language Proficiency: You need to prove that you are proficient in the English language if you want to immigrate to Canada and become an Australian PR. A minimum of 7 bands are required! 
  • Health and Character Requirements: Potential applicants who are interested in applying for a PR need to prove that they are in good health and have good character.
  • Occupation Listed in the SOL List Australia: Your occupation must be listed in the skilled occupation list of Australia if you want to immigrate to the Kangaroo land and make it a permanent abode.  

Note: For example, if you want to apply for a 189 visa, you need to check if your occupation is listed in the MLTSSL (Medium and Long term strategic skills list) and in case of a 190 and 491 visas, you need to explore the STSOL (Short term and skilled occupation list) and ROL (Regional Occupational List) respectively! 

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How to Get an Approval for the Australia PR Visa?

In order to get approval for the PR Visa, a candidate is required to meet the above-mentioned PR requirements. Scoring a minimum of 65 Australia PR points and other PR requirements don’t guarantee that you will receive an invitation to apply for Australia PR.

Getting approval depends upon the occupations which are in high demand in Australia and moreover, the ceilings set on the occupations by the Australian Government. Also, the number of invitations issued depends upon the number of applicants who have applied for the visa and the demand for the occupation in an Australian state or territory.

So, don’t forget to keep the above things in mind if you want to reach your dream paradise without any rush! In case of any further queries, you can also get help from Australia's best immigration consultants who will provide you with a bright guiding light that will take you in the right direction. Good Luck!

 

 

 

case of any further queries, you can also take help from the Australia best immigration consultants who will provide you a bright guiding light that will take you in the right direction. Good Luck!

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