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Australia PR for Computer Scientists - Help Requested


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Old 11-10-2018, 04:23 PM
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Australia PR for Computer Scientists - Help Requested

Hi everyone,

I am very new to this forum, and I almost know nothing about the procedure of permanent residency (PR) application for Australia. I was wondering if someone could guide me.

I have a PhD in computer science from Canada. I have been working for more than two years as a postdoc researcher at a university in Canada after I got graduated.

I do have some industrial experience in software engineering as well (about 3 years or so in my back country).

I just started to think about moving to Australia as some of my family members are already there.

I would very much appreciate it if someone could briefly address some or all of the following questions.

1) Do I have a chance for getting an Australian PR?
2) How to get some basic info about the procedure?
3) How long does it take in average to get PR after submitting the application.
4) Do you know someone with a similar situation who got PR from Australia?

And any other basic info which I missed.

Your help would be much appreciated.

Cheers,
Ali


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Old 11-11-2018, 09:09 PM
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1. Maybe, depending if you can get a positive skills assessment and have enough points to be invited. The competition for IT occupation invitations is high so you'll need more than the minimum 65 points.
2. Basic info will be very basic. Unless you have an employer to sponsor you, you need either state sponsorship (if your occupation is on a state list and you meet any additional state criteria) or you can apply for a skilled visa 189. The information is on the DHA website, but you need at least 65 points based on education, experience, age, English, etc. plus a positive skills assessment, etc.
3. Visa processing times vary but I think they're taking 5-6 months at the moment. The invitation time will be the bigger issue as you may have a long wait in the queue.

Perhaps have a consultation with a registered migration agent who can assess your situation and give you information on what strategy may be best, and they can give you a more comprehensive overview of the criteria and process.

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