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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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Advice for Australian with dual citizenship (US/Australia) married to a US citizen and they move to Australia

If both myself (dual citizen usa/australia) and my husband (us citizen) are living in Australia and we each make over $150,000USD per year - are we really in a bad spot with US taxes and getting ...
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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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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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Best language test for first language English speaker to prove 'superior' English in Australia?

I am a South African looking at the Australian 189 independent skilled visa. The visa requires a demonstration of English language abilities, with maximum points awarded for 'superior' English as ...
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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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Which Australian skill assessment is correct for my degree?

I have a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from India and I have 3 years of work experience. Can I have skill assessment through Engineers Australia instead of ACS?
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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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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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Mistakes made in acs application

I submitted my acs application but while uploading reference letters, I uploaded statutory declaration under reference heading. So is that a big mistake and cannot be corrected.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Recognised Graduate visa (subclass 476) and iBT for Australia?

This is a statement from this page: ..., you must achieve a score of at least 6 in each of the four components of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or another language ...
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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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Depositing a “not negotiable” Australian cheque in the US?

After working in Australia some time ago and moving back to the United States, I received a cheque from the Reserve Bank of Australia for my superannuation funds. Unfortunately, I'm having a problem ...
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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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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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Lost British Passport number

I migrated to Australia in 1974 with my 5 month daughter on my British passport. This passport expired in 1984, was never renewed, and has been lost for many years. For work reasons my daughter needs ...
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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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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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Do I need a degree in field I am working in (IT) to apply for Australia Skilled visa as a software engineer or any degree is enough?

I have a degree in Civil Engineering and want to apply to the Australia Skilled visa, I didn't know what exactly type of visa will be better for me but looks like Australia Skilled Independent visa: ...
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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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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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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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Multiple entries on an e-visitor 651 visa

does the term "travel facility: multiple" mean that I can enter Australia several times over a 12 month period?
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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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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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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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457 Australian Visa school fees in Queensland

My husband has been asked to do a 2 year relocation assignment in his company's Brisbane office. He would be going on a 457 (soon to be TSS) visa and we would be bringing our school-aged children with ...
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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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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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Tax - Australian citizen working in USA

I'm an Australian citizen and I just got an offer to move to USA and work for an American company. After I move, all my income will be from my salary and I won't have any income in Australia (apart ...
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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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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 ...