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Questions tagged [australia]

Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in the Commonwealth of Australia

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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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Suspended license impact on UK visa already granted

My license was suspended for 3 months in Australia after accruing more than 12 points for various minor speeding offenses. My uk visa has already been approved and processed, in which I answered no ...
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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 ...
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Australia skill assesment process clarification

I am looking into applying for a visa subclass 189. I have a degree in Information Systems from a US university and have been working in the US for almost 6 years in 2 different companies. 1 year 10 ...
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Questions about migrating from Australia to Canada

After reading the selection criteria for FSW, I'm not too clear on a few things: Does the Experience section include overseas work experience? If so, how does one prove it? Based on YouTube ...
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From which countries can Australian companies no longer sponsor candidates without testing the local labour market?

A lot of things have changed in March 2018 regarding visas. While I try to stay up to date on these things, one very impacting change blindsided me recently. I've been interviewing with a large ...
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Employee on 482 visa, place of work

I have an employee on a 482 visa in Australia and would like to know if I can send the employee to work at our client place. The payroll is maintained by us and salary paid by us. The employee will ...
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Self Statutory Declaration for CIO who worked in a printing firm

I am trying to apply for the 189 visa to move my family to Australia. In the last 8 years I have worked as a part owner of a printing firm as the CIO. Since my education is in Computer Engineering ...
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How do recruitment agencies work in Australia?

How do recruiters agencies work in Australia? How much they charge the employer for a contract position? Is it better for a job seeker to apply for a specific opening by a recruiter or directly from ...
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Living in Australia after studying

I applied to an Australian university and got rejected because I do not meet the GTE requirements. I'm sure it was because I was honest with them and said I wanted to live in Australia after my ...
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Are there any implications if I receive Australia PR while I am in USA on L1B?

I am Indian passport holder and got L1B recently. I will be starting my new assignment soon. Few months ago, I applied for Australia PR (EOI). So what happens if I get the Australian PR invite while ...
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Australian Partner (Provisional) visa (subclass 309) time limit to usage?

Sometime in the near future we will be applying for Partner (Provisional) visa (subclass 309)/Partner (Migrant) visa (subclass 100) for my wife. Assuming there are no surprises in the process and the ...
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Need clarification on Australia's Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (subclass 482) [duplicate]

I want to check whether I am eligible for this visa or not. First of all, I am 28.5 years old, I hold an Associate's degree in my relevant field (Computer Programming) and I have +6 years of relevant ...
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Need clarification on Australia's Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (subclass 482)

I want to check whether I am eligible for this visa or not. First of all, I am 28.5 years old, I hold an Associate's degree in my relevant field (Computer Programming) and I have +6 years of relevant ...
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Australian work visa from the UK for an Indian citizen

I am a PhD student in the UK and have been recently offered a post-doc position in Australia. Can I apply for an Australian work visa from the UK or do I need to go back to India to apply?
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Worried about travel (criminal record)

I doubt many of you will have experience with this but if i have a criminal record for drugs in Australia (I am an Australian citizen) will I have any problem working in Europe. I am also an Irish ...
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Dog registration - Australia - moving around areas

*Previously posted in travel but redirected here. I am from the UK so I have little knowledge of this - I have looked up information but cannot seem to find anything specific to my situation. I ...
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How to apply for jobs in Australia for overseas graduate?

Let say I am a recent graduate in a technological field in 2018, for instance AI, and I want to work from 6 months to a lifetime in Australia. Having seen that most job offers require people to have a ...
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Can I get a working visa in Australia/New Zealand without a degree?

I have Italian citizenship and I would like to go work in Australia or New Zealand for an undefinite amount of time. I don't have a bachelor's degree, would it be enough for me to get a job offer as ...
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SCV visa query New Zealand citizen

I came to Australia as a kid and have been here for 32 years. I'm a permanent resident but still a New Zealand citizen. I need to find out whether I would have an SCV visa as I want to study. Does ...
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Can I claim points for employment from engineers Australia if I worked at the university?

I have been working at the University full time, as a teaching assistant, for more than 3 years now. Can I claim points for that employment? I wanted to go as electronics engineer and get skills ...
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How can I emigrate to the US without a college degree?

I'm 19, I have Italian citizenship and working in Germany as a web developer. My dream has been to move to the US since I was 12. I won't say much about why it's like that because it would be a long ...
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EA Skill assignment and Visa 189

I have a query regarding reference letter. I have got experience letter from my employer, he signed and gave his contact information. My question is my employer doesn't know English very well, what ...
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Does ACS categorize universities? Can they reject my associate degree?

I'm aiming for the Skilled Sponsered (Provisional) Visa - 489 I've heard ACS may not assess my Associate Degree (2 years university degree) for 10 points, is that true? I have studied in Iran, ...
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ACS skilled employment criteria for 2 years university degree

According to ACS (Australian Computer Society) booklet named "Skills Assessment Guidlines for Applicants - Augost 2017" All relevant work experience completed after the Skill Level Requirement Met ...
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A certified copy for Australian PR visa

ACS requirements state that I need to submit a certified copy. I will go to the Australian embassy to do this, but am just not sure ... Will they certify a document that I print out (scanned ...
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Can I migrate to Australia with bachelor's and master's degrees in different fields?

I have a bachelor's degree in agriculture and after that I am going to get a master's degree in IT (computer networking) by summer 2018, without getting a bachelor's degree in IT. I have more than 5 ...
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Australia visa: skilled employment of two jobs at the same time

For the Skilled visa (189 - Skilled Independant or 190 - Skilled Sponsor) does having 2 jobs at the same time count as twice the time length or not? I am a software programmer, let's say I've been ...
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Is MCTS (.net framework) recognised for Australia work visa?

I'm willing to apply for Australian Visa, maybe 189 (Skilled Independant) or 190 (Skilled Sponsored) classes as a Software Developer. My university degree is an Advanced Diploma (2 years university ...
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NZ PR rejected, will it affect Australian Student Visa subclass 500?

My father had applied for New Zealand PR for himself and the family last year but unfortunately, the PR application was rejected due to insufficient points. I got accepted into The University of ...
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Am I qualified for Australian Skilled Migration?

After high school (10th Standard), I obtained a 3-year diploma in mechanical engineering and have 10 years of work experience. Would I be eligible for permanent residence in Australia?
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How to include a technical support experience for ACS Skill Assessment under Software Engineer category?

I'm from India and I have 4 years of experience as a Software Engineer. Prior to that I worked as a technical support for about 1.5 years. Now I'm trying to get a reference letter for ACS skill ...
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Australian PR points process with different fields work experience

I completed my Bachelors in Chemistry in 2006 and later started working for a social organization as a social worker till 2010 June. Then I moved to USA and completed my MBA in finance. Later, I ...
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How to buy Italian editions of books in Australia?

I'm going to stay in Australia for a long period and I really miss reading some book, but I'm not proficient enough to read novels in English. Is there any Australian (online, most probably) book ...
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Following up on Italian citizenship

I applied for Italian citizenship early this year (around January). I was eligible to do so because of my Italian heritage. According to this document provided by the embassy, I should expect a ...
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What is the average cost to migrate from India to either Australia, Canada or New Zealand? [closed]

I'm analyzing my options as the best country to move to with my family. Immigration is always a big deal and finances are an important aspect of this process. I'd like to inquire what is the cost to ...
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Will my experience give me ACS points?

I have completed my engineering in Electronics and Communication Engineering. I'm an IT professional with 5.5 years of experience. My current role is JAVA developer. Will I get any points for ...
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What should I do if I have misplaced my old expired passports?

I have misplaced my 2 old expired passports. I have my current passport with me. However, I need the old ones for my Australian student visa application. What should I do? My old passports expired 7 ...