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Breaking News: Rise In Australia PR Pass Points Likely To Affect Many Skilled Migrants

Thu, Jun 28 2018

Breaking News: Rise In Australia PR Pass Points Likely To Affect Many Skilled Migrants

Australia Immigration department (DIBP)has announced a historic change to its General Skilled Migration visa programs Australia point system.

Australia has raised the minimum eligibility score from 60 to 65 points for all skilled migration visa applications made before, on or after July 1, 2018. The visa categories include:

  • Australia Skilled Independent Visa subclass 189
  • Australia Skilled State Sponsored Visa subclass 190
  • Australia Skilled Regional Provisional Subclass 489 visa

The pass marks reflects the high level of interest in skilled migration to Australia. The applicants with the required pass score are eligible to apply for Australian Permanent Residency.

The increase in passing marks to apply for Australia PR surely indicates that Australia is in no mood to give ITAs to those workers who don’t match up to their standards and expectations. Those applicants who possess high calibre and interest in the general skilled migration program will only be invited. In this way, The Department of Home Affairs will be able to skimmed creamy layer of the skilled migrants to come and settle in Australia.

However, with the increasing completion and high immigration score, the decision of increasing current pass immigration points is justified.

From 1st July, applicants with a minimum eligibility score of 65 and above will be able to apply for Australian Permanent Residency.

If you wish to know more about Australia PR process and changes, connect to our immigration experts at 7503832132 today!

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