Australia immigration from Dubai/UAE

Australia is often titled as one of the ‘classical countries of immigration’ and ‘nation of immigrants’. The Australia has countless number of opportunities knocking the doors of the immigrants from Dubai. With its cordial, multi-cultural society and vibrant economy, Australia has witnessed massive immigration from Dubai/UAE who have settled in Australia. those who are aspiring to immigrate to Australia. The possible ways for moving to Australia from UAE/Dubai are listed below, please consider the categories before going to apply for Australian visa from UAE/Dubai.

  1. Skilled Independent subclass 189 visa – It is a Permanent visa which allows you to live in Australia. As it is independent visa, there is no obligation to possess state sponsorship or any family relative or employer sponsorship.
  2. Skilled Nomination subclass 190 visa – For Skilled nomination visa, you need a nomination by state or any family member or employer. You have to undergo skill assessment test for the chosen occupation, to be conducted by the department of immigration and border protection. You have to refer to your nominated state occupation list.
  3. Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subclass 489 visa – This Australia visa allows an individual from Dubai/UAE to live and work in regional or designated areas of Australia for the duration of four years. Skilled regional (provisional) Subclass 489 visa is a pathway to Skilled Regional (Permanent) visa (subclass 887).
  4. Skilled Regional Visa Subclass 887 – For this visa, you should be in Australia at time of filling the application, and must have spend  two years living in Australia. Also, this is a permanent visa which open doors to Australia Permanent Residency only if you have worked for minimum one year in the occupation available in the skilled occupation list.
  5. Temporary Work(skilled) visa subclass 457 – It is a temporary skilled worker visa in Australia which grants the entry to family members of the visa holders and enables to enter or leave Australia at multiple times till the visa is valid.

Process to Immigrate to Australia from Dubai/UAE

The Australian immigration process for Dubai/UAE has been given below, which immigrants from Dubai/UAE need to be follow before  applying for Australia skilled visa.

  1. First step is to check your eligibility that has been formulated by the Australian government for immigration process. The eligibility process may involve English language proficiency test, having a job offer from Australian employer (for skilled visa), health and character certifications, age requirements, educational qualification etc. Then you have to examine the presence of your occupation on Skilled occupation list (SOL) and Consolidated Sponsored Occupation list (CSOL).
  1. Secondly, if their nominated occupation is in the list, then you are required to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) which specifies the visa you are applying for and reveal your eligibility for the same. The EOI system marks you on factors such as age, qualification, financial ability where you have to score 65 points minimum. Refer to Australian PR Point Calculator.
  2. When you complete all the above mentioned process and the Australian government has preferred you for nomination, they will issue you an Invitation to Apply (ITA) to lodge your application with all documental evidences. Any inaccuracy in furnishing mandatory documents may result in failure of the application success. You have to pay the application fee after you apply for visa, which may differ for different visas subclass.
  3. Your invitation to apply (ITA) is valid for 60 days from the date it has been issued. Once you got your visa after all assessment, you are no more far away to commence your new living to Australia.

Note: The processing time of different skilled visa varies according to their subclasses, so aspirants applying for Australia immigration from Dubai/UAE have to inspect the generic time taken for each visa application.

Eligibility Requirements

To assess you eligibility for Australia , applicants based in Dubai/UAE have to look through these requirements before furthering your visa application.

  1. The minimum age should be between 18 to 50 years of age. It may change with regard to visas categories.
  2. Acceptable IELTS or PTE score from a recognized testing agency. Average score need to have is 6 points but this may differ in various visas Subclasses for Australia.
  3. Your occupation must be declared in the list.
  4. Fulfill health and Character requirements like qualifying medical examinations, police certification etc.
  5. Should have a health insurance as you are responsible for your health in Australia.
  6. Should not have any outstanding debts to Australian Government.

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  1. Australian cities like Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Perth hold the status of best cities with excellent living standards. You can experience multi-diversified culture with world class facilities while working in Australia.
  2. You can live and work in Australia for permanent. You also get an option to apply for Australian Citizenship.
  3. You can also bring your family members and relatives under some visas categories.

Others ways of Moving to Australia from UAE/Dubai

There are several others visas options like student visa, family visa, tourist visa through which Australia immigration from Dubai/UAE could be possible, apart from Skilled visa subclasses, as a student or for doing business or a tourist etc. These visa are a way to Permanent Residency for Australia. Some of the visas are listed below.

  1.  Visitor Visas Subclass 600
  2. Student Visa Subclass 500
  3. Student Guardian Visa Subclass 590
  4. Partner Visa Subclass 103
  5. Child Visa
  6.  Prospective Visa (Subclass 300)

How can MakeVisas help you?

Have a desire to immigrate to Australia from UAE/Dubai, then MakeVisas is the right mentor for you.  We have the best immigration team of counselors or experts who have full-fledged information about the Australia Immigration and its sub classes. All you need to do is fill out the free visa assessment form and our experts will contact you shortly after analyzing your profile.  You can also reach the counselors by dialing +91-7042184185/Email your queries on info@makevisas.com.

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