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Old 02-11-2011, 06:32 PM
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Hi,
my boyfriend and I are living in Croatia and thinking about moving to Australia, but we need some more info about procedure with getting visa..

How much money do we need for visa, fees, and other costs?
What's the procedure if we're not married, don't have kids and relatives to guarantee for us?
Is it possible to get visa if we are unemployed?
We both have college degrees, and both speak English very well.

We would appreciate any kind of help.
Thanks in advance!


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Old 02-11-2011, 10:52 PM
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You'll need to be really having a look at the possibility of a Skilled Visa and there's either Employer Sponsored or the Independent route, details via the second heading on Workers - Visas & Immigration

Basically, if you are a couple as in residing together as partners and will have evidence to support that, only one of a couple needs to meet eligibility requirements as a primary applicant and the other can be a secondary applicant.
You'll see that to be eligible, you'll need to have a particular occupational assessment that can be an assessment of just qualifications but then for immigration, you'll need at least 12 months experience in the past two years, so first thing for you will be to consider what occupations your qualifications are for and then see about getting employment.

Employer sponsors are really going to be looking for people with experience too, so that is not really a feasible option for you without experience.





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Old 02-13-2011, 03:41 PM
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Thank you for advice, we found some useful information on Skilled Visa - Independent (Migrant) Visa (Subclass 175), which is probably visa we need, based on our qualifications.

Now we have to find out how to get required points.

anyway, if we need help about something else, we'll ask here.




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