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skilled independent (subclass 189) visa

  1. Visas and immigration
    Hi, First off, I apologise if I've done this wrong, I've never used a forum before, but I am in desperate need of help and advice. I am only eligible for a skilled independent visa subclass 189. However they've just changed the points you need from 60 to 65, and I was already struggling to get...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I have applied for a last remaining relative visa and I am now on a bridging visa A waiting for a response. As the last remaining relative visa now has a 56 year waiting list I have been looking at other options to gain residency. I am able to apply for a Skilled Independent visa (subclass...
  3. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, My husband and I are in the midst of compiling documents before we submit an EOI. He will be applying for visa subclass 189 and I will be included in his application. I have a few questions regarding this: If they were to grant the visa, what would my visa be? My job is not listed in...
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    Hi all I am Aussie and my Italian boyfriend and I have decided to move to Australia. We met travelling in Oct 2013, he spent 2 months in Australia with me in Jan/Feb 2014, and I have been living with him in Milan since the start of May 2014 (so 10 months). I believe that we would qualify for...
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    For the Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) do they require the actual degree certificate or a 'letter of completion' along with official transcripts would be sufficient? (I studied in an Australian university and will not receive my actual degree certificate until my graduation ceremony...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, Me and my fiancé recently applied for a Skilled Independent visa, we declared each other as partners for additional 5 points in the form and we both got an invitation to apply. We now have a couple of questions: 1) If we go ahead and lodge a visa application for just one of the...
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    Hi, I would like to know if I must be working at the time of application for Skilled Independent 189 visa (no job offfer)? I am currently taking a break to take care of my newborn daughter, and waiting for 1+ year more to return to the workforce and applying for the visa seems too long...
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    Hello, I just started looking into immigrating to Australia. I need advise on the best path to take. The no brainer path is the Skilled Worker Path. Here's a summary of my credentials: -Currently Live and Work in US as an Engineering Project Manager -Graduated from a US institution...
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    Hi I am new here and would like some help please with a query ive been searching on for some time. My partner is a painter and decorator with 10 years experience but has no trade qualifications. He is thinking on embarking on the AQF 3 as we believe he needs this for a positive tra...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I am planning to relocate to Australia and qualified to apply for a work VISA under 'Skilled Independent (subclass 189) visa'. I am into IT and have around 9 years of experience. I learnt that i need to have my skills assessed by competent authority which is Australian Computer Society...
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