Australia Skilled Worker Visa
Effective July 1, 2018, new points system has been rolled out the below mentioned Skilled Migration Visas. The Qualifying Score is now 65 points for Skilled Subclasses :
The Skilled Occupation List (SOL) is being replaced by the Medium and Long term Strategic Skill List (MLTSSL).
The current Medium and Long term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) is relevant for applicants for:
Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL) has been replaced by the Short term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL).
The current Short term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) is relevant for applicants for:
Regional Occupation List (ROL) has been introduced for State Sponsored Visas under Subclass 489.
The current Regional List (ROL) is relevant for applicants for:
Department of Home Affairs introduced ANZSCO w.e.f 1 July 2010. Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) is a system developed to collect, publish and analyse occupation statistics across government agencies and is being introduced by the department as the new standard to capture occupation information in all visa, settlement and citizenship programs.
NOTE: Department of Immigration & Border Protection (DIBP) and Australian States/ Territories accept the following English Language Proficiency Tests:
Australia's economy remains one of the strongest in the world, offering millions of jobs every week, making it an extremely preferred destination for highly skilled young people. It also exhibits that Australian employers require skilled workforce for achieving their organizational goals.
The eligibility of skilled migrants, who desire to immigrate to Australia, is assessed on a point-based system. In this system, points are awarded after considering the age, work experience, qualifications and language proficiency of the aspirant.
The applicants need to satisfy the following threshold requirements: