Points test

Points test

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Consultations can be made via Video or Face to Face.

Points test

A points-based test applies to the following skilled migration visas:

Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)
Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) subclass 491 visa
For each visa, the minimum score is 65 points. The higher your points, the more likely it is that you will be invited to apply for a visa.

Points criteria are assessed at the time of invitation.
AGE POINTS
at least 18 but less than 25 years 25
at least 25 but less than 33 years 30
at least 33 but less than 40 years 25
at least 40 but less than 45 years 15

ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS
ENGLISH POINTS
Competent English 0
Proficient English 10
Superior English 20
English language skills

SKILLED EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE
NUMBER OF YEARS POINTS
Less than 3 years 0
At least 3 but less than 5 years 5
At least 5 but less than 8 years 10
At least 8 years 15

Features:
Access up to 5 positions per year, Flexibility in certain visa criteria, including access to 4-year TSS visas. Transitional pathway to permanent residence after 3 years, including age cap concessions. Simpler agreement applications and faster processing of agreements. If the position ceases the visa holder will have 60 days to find a new sponsor and a new visa or depart Australia.

Requirements:

You have received an investment of at least AUD50,000 from an investment fund registered as an Early-Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnership
you have received an Accelerating Commercialisation Grant at any time
As the pilot progresses, we will review the criteria for start-ups and consider how the GTES can assist a broader range of start-up businesses in the future.