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I am single, 25 years old, software engineer with 2.5 years of working experience. I want to apply for immigrant visa from Pakistan to Australia.

How much money in account is satisfactory for applying "Work and Live in Australia" category?

Applying for Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189).

  • too much questions in a single post. try to ask only one question per post. – Dirty-flow Nov 12 '14 at 9:13
  • thanks for reading my post. actually i have knowledge about below questions. i posted here all of them just in case somebody wants to share everything. Now question is only which is mentioned in title – iAhmed Nov 12 '14 at 9:59
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    note that expats.se is not a forum, but a q&a site. I edited your question to make it on-topic. – Dirty-flow Nov 12 '14 at 10:03
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    Which visa are you applying for? 457? Returning resident? Asylum? There are at least a dozen possibilities, each with different rules – Mark Mayo Nov 12 '14 at 10:20
  • thanks for editing it for me. @MarkMayo i am applying for Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) – iAhmed Nov 12 '14 at 11:05
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Conditions for visa subclass 189 do not stipulate minimum funds required, although they advise you should have enough money to settle as there are no welfare benefits for newly arrived migrants for at least 2 years.

In the case of the closely related state sponsored visa (subclass 190), some states have finance requirements for obtaining their sponsorship. For instance Victoria lists in its Offshore table, the value of $AUD 30,000 for single applications, 35,000 for one dependant, 40,000 for two dependants and so on.

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