Western Australia Introduces New Skilled Migration Stream

Western Australia has always been in the support of skilled migration to their respective state. Apparently, the new Graduate Stream has been introduced to the graduates for the State Sponsored visa subclass 190 and Skilled Regional Provisional Visa Subclass 489. After the changes in Immigration policies of Australia and increased in points system this year, skilled migration to Australia has become challenging. Under such scenario, the introduction of New Graduate Stream is considered as a pathway to migrate to Australia for the student graduates.

Till now, the applicants applying for the Western Australia state nomination were supposed to choose an occupation on the Western Australia Skilled Migration Occupation List (WASMOL) and need to apply through General Stream. WASMOL is applicable to only those applicants who are from medical professionals that eventually, resulted in the migration of less number of applicants.

Western Australia Graduate Stream and its Requirements

W.e.f. 25th September 2018, applicants can nominate an occupation from non-medical related occupation and have the opportunity to migrate to WA under the Graduate Stream. In order to qualify for the skilled migration stream, applicants should be graduated from the university and have studied for at least two years in the WA University and the ones whose occupation is there on the New Graduate Occupation List (GOL) for the Subclass 190 or 489 visa. Holders of Master Degree and PhD graduates can nominate any of the occupations mentioned on the GOL, but the students who are completing a Bachelor, Bachelor Honors Degree, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma are able to nominate selected occupations mentioned on the list.

Other Requirements:

a) English Language requirements: the candidates who are nominating an ANZSCO Major Occupation Group 1 and 2 need to show that they have proficient English and all other applicants should meet the competent English level

b) Work experience: the applicants must have either 12 years of work experience within the last 10 years or at least 3 years overseas work experience within the last 10 years. The applicants must have experience in their nominated occupation or in closely related occupation.

c) Contract of Employment: All the applicants, including the Graduate Stream, must have a full-time job offer for the minimum period of 12 months.

For availing more information about Western Australia State Nomination, you can get in touch with the experts by dialing official helpline +91-7042-184-185 or write down your queries at info@makevisas.com.