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Moving to Australia with 2 year experience in ICT

I'm having a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (ICT Major - 4 year course), completed on April 2018. I started my career in ICT on July 2018 and I'm going to complete 2 year experience on July ...
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Australia PR ACS skill assessment query

Kindly clarify the below queries 1) For the ACS skill assessment do we need to show all the 3 year mark sheets (first 2 years from college and last 1 year from University) of Bachelors in Information ...
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Traveling with a company to get work in Australia

I'm traveling for my first time, alone, to Australia. I'm combining travel and work. I want to work at a range or with cattle care. I'm looking for people with experience traveling with an agency or ...
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Australia PR - Role of HR

I am HR by profession. I have 11 years of experience (10 with different companies and 1 with consultancy). As on date, I am able to see only two roles under for my portfolio; Human Resource Manager ...
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Does student permit refusal from one country affect a student permit for another country?

I am an Indian citizen, I applied for a tourist visa in Canada, in 2014. It got rejected as I had no travel history and on other grounds. My maternal uncle is a citizen of Canada and my mother is a ...
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No documents available for onsite role for ACS skill assessment and EOI

I have a total of 9+ years of experience in IT Industry and have worked as a software engineer in companies based in India. From my first company I was deputed to Netherlands for 4 months (back in Fab ...
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After assessment, what's the next for EOI in Australia?

I want to apply for nomination of EOI to the Northern Territory. I have passed the APC exam for the pharmacy board. I have the results, but I was searching for clear instructions on how to proceed. I ...
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Retiring in UK, is my tax free Australian superannuation income taxed in UK?

I'm a dual UK/Australia citizen and seriously thinking of moving to UK permanently. I am 57 and when I turn 60 I will be able to get a tax free pension income or a lump sum from my Australian ...
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ID alternatives for a international student in the USA

I'm moving to USA (Tucson, AZ) for graduate school, and was wondering what identification alternatives I could use where ID is required, as I prefer not carrying around my passport with me. I have an ...
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Different name on passport and in employment letter for 189 visa

Someone, please help me with this. I have all my documents till my graduation ( all marksheets, degree certificate, pan card and even passport ) with only my first name , say ABCD. I am done with my ...
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Australia Graduate Visa Post-Study Work stream study documents with credit exemption

I'm applying for a Graduate Visa in Australia (Post-Study Work stream). I understand that the study requirements is 2 years. My education condition is as following: I studied master degree in 1.5 ...
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Can I immigrate to the USA while working remotely for an Australia-based company?

I currently work remotely for an Australian company and live in Australia. In the future I would like to permanently immigrate to the USA to live with my girlfriend, who is a U.S. citizen. My employer ...
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Can I work remotely in Australia for 2 months per year?

I have a UK employer and wish to work remotely (which is possible, I work from home often) while in Australia for 2-3 months per year. Technically this is not long enough to be considered living in ...
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Why the invitations issued is zero if the occupation is part of MLTSSL

Source: https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/working-in-australia/skillselect/occupation-ceilings Occupation ID: 2612 (Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers) Ceiling Value is 1000 But the ...
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ACS assestment for BCS passed without Project

I am quite anxious to know if anybody assessed their skill with ACS (Australian Computer Society) for BCS (British Computer Society) Postgraduate Diploma passed without Project? I am a BCS graduate ...
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Need help/info with my case for PR (Australia)

I will try to keep it as short as possible as I value your time. I am from India, 27 years of age. I did my Bachelors (B-Tech) in Electronics & Telecommunication in 2013. But my skills and work ...
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My dual citizen son (US and Australia) wants to marry a US citizen but live in Australia

I cannot find any information on this scenario: My son was born in Australia (and lives in Australia) and received his US citizenship via a Consular Report of Birth Abroad due to me being a US ...
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Visa Rules & regulations for Internship in Malaysia

I am a student at Monash University, Melbourne (Australia). My nationality is Indian. I am planning for an Internship from Malaysia. I am aware how to start with the visa procedure, or whether do I ...
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Does permanent residence for AUS/NZ require 'renewals'?

I read the AUS/NZ permanent residence is infinite. Other countries require perm to be renewed after 5 years or so. 1) Is it same for AUS/NZ? 2) Is it same for minors too ?
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Transfering UK pension to AU super

I will be re-locating to the UK in the near future with the intention of returning to Australia after 3-4 years. If I make contributions toward a UK pension, will it be possible to transfer funds to ...
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Australia Skilled Independent Visa (189) coming back after first entry

If a person arrive in Australia on Skilled Independent Visa 189 before First Entry Date, and come back to the home country, stay back for 1 year. Does it have any impact of going back to Australia? ...
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Visa cancellation

I was in Australia in 1999 on a visitors Visa. I took on a job and was found out by the authorities that I was working and my Visa was cancelled and I was asked to leave (not deported) I subsequently ...
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146 driving offences no visa expired passports

Can anyone help? I am here in Australia for 2+ years. I have been banned from the road for 3 months and required to go to court soon, only I do not know when the court hearing will be as the letter ...
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Do I need to take the IELTS test if I immigrate from a primarily english speaking country?

I'm currently contemplating moving from the United States to Australia (Queensland). I read that one of the immigration requirements was to complete the IELTS test. Because I'm already from a ...
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Which qualification and experience will be counted in assessment when I have a degree and diploma?

I completed my diploma in Information Technology (Full time, 3 Years) in 2008 June. Then I started working and did Bachelor's in Computer science in distance and completed in 2014. So total have ...
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Consideration of child education before moving to Australia

I am trying to get PR to Australia, I hope it would take some years. My child is 2.5 now and she needs to start her pre-KG this June. Once I get the PR I will need to relocate and find a school for ...
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ACS Australia Skill Assessment: does relevant work experience during bachelor studies count?

Imagine the situation: Let's say I obtained my Computer Science Bachelor degree in June 2017 (I was a full-time student). During my studies I started working as a full-time (30 h/w) researcher in an ...
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Exchange limited validity Australian license for UK license

My Australian driving license is valid until April 2019. I have been resident in the UK since Sept 2017. I would like to exchange my Australian DL for a UK DL. Would the fact that my Australian ...
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Australian PhD related forums and online Inquiry consultants

How to get into the sponsored PhD programs in University of Melbourne or University of Sydney? I am an Electronics engineering student and have Masters in Photonics (Optical sensing). I have found a ...
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How to get software development job offer in Australia before immigrating (to get 5 extra points)?

This is my first post in this community. Not sure if this is suitable to ask this here. I am a software developer in the Research and Development section of a Pvt Ltd company in India. I want to move ...
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Is educational transcript mandatory for Australian skill assessment PR visa process?

I want to apply for Australian PR visa as Skilled Migrant in the visa subclass 190 or 489. Hence I have to assess my skill with ACS, but I have all the documents except the Education Transcript. I am ...
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Australian Skill Assessment (ACS) Statutory Declarations and Affidavits

On page 14 of the ACS PDF guidelines, what does it mean by "Sworn Before", "Signed Before" or "Witnessed Before"? Does this mean that I have to have a lawyer present as a witness when my colleague ...
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ECE graduate with IT exp can eligible for australia PR

I am graduated from Electronics and communication engineering but I am having 4 years of experience in IT company. So am I eligible for applying Australian PR?
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Experience Letter for ACS Skill Assessment (for 189 Visa) for a company which is closed

One of the companies that I used to work for has been closed permanently and I face a challenge to obtain a proper reference letter from it to submit for Skill assessment. I have my reporting ...
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If you operate as a sole trader with an ABN in Australia, and move to NZ, can you still operate it from NZ?

Just wondering about the legal options for ABNs and .com.au websites if you leave Australia. Can you still own and operate these companies from afar, as a non-resident?
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Mentioning client name in Roles and Resposibility document to ACS

I am planning to apply for Australian permanent residency and being a software engineer from a multi-national company I have only worked for one client. Would it be OK to mention the client's name in ...
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Immigration to Australia with 2 wives

I am a Muslim and I have two wives in Pakistan. I want to apply for Australian immigration. I want to apply with my second wife and the children from my first wife. Is there a problem with doing that ...
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Courses eligible for Skilled recognised graduate visa subclass 476

I am seeking to apply for Recognised graduate visa 476. I checked the eligibility criteria on the govt portal. I am an engineering postgraduate in Automotive engineering. I am in doubt whether this ...
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How can I have my child born in Australia without going bankrupt?

I've tried doing my best to research this subject on my own. Official resources are giving me conflicting information (more on that below). Unofficial (anecdotal) resources, such as forums, are giving ...
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Will Australian Computer Society deduct experience if I have internship?

I have 5 years of experience out of which 2 years was paid internship, 40 hours a week. I worked as a Trainee Associate QA engineer in first year, and as trainee associate software engineer in 2nd ...
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How many years will be deducted, if education in B.Com and experience as a graphic designer

I have completed my bachelor of commerce degree in India, and I have 5 years of experience as a graphic designer. Now I plan to move Australia as a graphic designer, does the assessment authority ...
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Sample Work Experience Letter for ACS Skills Assessment

I am new to the whole skill-based immigration process for the Australian PR (specifically skilled independent visa subclass 189). For the work experience verification letter needed, i have read posts ...
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French freelancer moving to Australia

I currently work as a freelancer in France, and I plan to move to Australia. I intend to continue to work for my clients (who are based in Europe), but only for a few months as I will ultimately look ...
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Skills assessment for Australian visa: Medium stream temporary visitor visa subclass 482

I am a PhD student and have been offered to join as a postdoctoral fellow (University Lecturer - 242111) at Australian National University. While applying for the medium stream temporary visitor visa ...
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Gap in evidence of work experience

I worked in a small company for 2 years after my studies, but I don't have any payslips or bank statement as I was getting the salary as cash. Only thing I am having is an experience certificate. I ...
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Apply Temporary Skill Shortage visa while applying for permanent resident visa to Australia

I am holding a Business Visitor (subclass 600) with me now for Australia. I have planned to apply for permanent residency. If my employer ask me to apply for a Temporary Skill Shortage (subclass 482)...
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Can I move to Australia? Special Category Visa… NZ/SA dual citizenship

I was wondering if anyone has come across this situation. I would like to move to Australia on a special category visa. I have a New Zealand passport and I have dual citizenship with New Zealand(by ...
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PhD in physics but freelance software dev. Chance of aus 189?

My qualifications are in physics, however post PhD I only worked in physics for 6 months before moving into the world of software development. It is pretty normal in the UK for software developers to ...
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South Australian provisional driving licence to a US licence

I have held my P1 (Provisional) Licence here in South Australia for 8 months now. I would like to visit the States and get a full licence there (Overseas Driving Permit is not an option for me) and ...
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Transitioning Australian visa from 458 to working holiday

I will be lodging a visa application to transition from 458 to working holiday (417) visa in September this year. I've already booked my flight and going to lodge my application as soon as I arrive in ...