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    Australia Immigration Points Calculator

    Australia Immigration Points Calculator

    With an occupation on either the MLTSSL or the STSOL its time to start looking at eligibility criteria.

    Australia uses an Immigration Points Calculator to benchmark candidates against each other. Every candidate receives a score based on factors such as education, age, qualifications and work experience.

    Australia Immigration Points Requirement

    An individual must score at least 65 points on the Australia Immigration Points Calculator to be eligible for skilled migration and permanent residency. Every candidate receives a score based on

    • education
    • age
    • qualifications
    • work experience
    • partner skills
    • English language ability

    Australia Immigration Points Calculator

    Age points

    at least 18 but less than 25 years25
    at least  25 but less than 33 years30
    at least  33 but less than 40 years25
    at least  40 but less than 45 years15

    English language points

    Competent English0
    Proficient English10
    Superior English20


    Skilled employment points

    Overseas skilled employment

    Number of yearsPoints
    Less than 3 years0
    At least 3 but less than 5 years5
    At least 5 but less than 8 years10
    At least 8 years15

    Australian skilled employment – (in Australia)

    Number of yearsPoints
    Less than 1 year0
    At least 1 but less than 3 years5
    At least 3 but less than 5 years10
    At least 5 but less than 8 years15
    At least 8 years20


    Education points

    Bachelor degree15
    Trade qualification10
    Attained a qualification or award recognized by skills assessment10

    Specialist education points

    A Masters degree by research or PhD from an Australian University10


    Australian study requirement

    Meet the Australian study requirement5


    Professional Year in Australia

    Completion of a Professional Year in Australia5

    Credentialled community language

    Hold a recognized qualification in a credentialed community language5


    Study in regional Australia points

    You must have at least 1 degree, diploma or trade qualification from an Australian regional educational institution5


    Partner skills points

    For you to be eligible for the award of these points your partner must be an applicant for the same visa subclass and must not be an Australian.  They must be

    • under 45 years old
    • have competent English
    • skilled in an occupation that is on the same skilled occupation list as the lead applicant
    • in possession of a positive skills assessment
    Points if a spouse or partner has competent English skills5
    Points if you are single or your partner is an Australian citizen or permanent resident10

    What is the minimum points score?

    The minimum points score for Australian skilled migration is 65 points. You must also be under 45 years old.

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