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Latest Updates on Australia Immigration

31 Jul 2018

Latest Updates on Australia Immigration

The process of Australia Immigration is essentially on the verge of the total makeover that will profoundly affect Australia’s migrant population that covers business sponsoring migrants who are skilled and point-test based applications of visa.

July is the month of Australia revising, from 1 July 2018 onwards, there will be a reforms series on several categories of skilled visa in the program of Australia’s migration.

The department is modifying the immigration standards to sharpen programs of Australia’s skilled migration focus, to assure they accurately match Australia’s skills requirements.

Australian Government Major Immigration Changes

Below discussed are some of the critical moves that are newly declared by the Australian Government for the visa applications of skilled migration:

1. Modifications skilled migration pass point score

A point-based system of immigration is accompanied by the department of immigration to migrate the possible applicants below Subclass 189, subclass 190 and subclass 489 visas.

Australia is in high demands of skilled workers and thus encourages applicants to appeal for Australia P.R below the programs of skilled migration to completely meet the labor necessary needs. To be apply for Australia P.R, the least score has been raised from 60 to 65 points.

2. Increase in application fees of Visa 

The application fees for Visa have been raized from 1 July 2018. Furthermore, the Australian government is expecting to generate $410 million over a four-year span from 2017 to 2021.

The partner visa petition has been increased from $7000 to $7160. The innovation of business and premium investor stream of investment visa will report the highest increase of $190. The latest visa fee is $8,770, and previously it was $8,580.

3. Skilled Migration spouse age limit reduced for Australia PR visa

The visa program of skilled migration age limit has been reduced, now a candidate with a maximum age of 45 years can require extra points in the point based test for Australia immigration.

The modifications are applied to Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189) Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190) and Australia Regional Nominated (Subclass 489) from 1 July 2018.

4. Skilled Occupational lists Changes

The skilled professional lists variations in are below review, and the professional modifications will be possible to implement in July 2018. Some professions will be eliminated, some will be included, and other will shift between the lists of occupation.

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