Australian Immigration Department has recently introduced the significant changes to partner points from 16th November 2019. The below mentioned changes will be implemented:
Please note that you’ll be only awarded one score out of all the above mentioned points categories.
This score will affect all the points test categories for EOI Australia not yet invited for visa 189, 190 and 491. The skilled regional provisional visa subclass 489 will no longer be available from November 2019.
All Expression of Interests (EOI) are then ranked the following way if points are equal:
As per the recent data, 66% point test applications have a partner included and 34% are single people. So, approximately one third of all EOIs (single applicant) will get extra 10 points on 16th November 2019.
The other two thirds of all EOIs (those with a partner) will gain 0, 5 or 10 points regarding on the skills and English language ability of their partner.
Gains of an existing EOI score from 16th November 2019 onwards:
For any further information related to Australia PR and other eligibility conditions it is suggested to connect with visa and immigration experts of Aptech Global by filling the Australia Immigration Assessment form. One of the experts will soon contact you to discuss Australia PR query.