Australia Skilled Migration Points Calculator

Australian PR points calculator

The Australian PR points calculator is a tool provided by the Australian government to help skilled migrants assess their eligibility for various skilled migration visas. The points system is used to determine if an applicant meets the minimum points requirement for different visa subclasses, such as the General Skilled Migration (GSM) visas, including the subclass 189, subclass 190, and subclass 491 visas.

Here’s a detailed breakdown of the factors typically considered in the Australian PR points calculator:

  1. Age (Maximum 30 points):
    • 18 to 24 years: 25 points
    • 25 to 32 years: 30 points
    • 33 to 39 years: 25 points
    • 40 to 44 years: 15 points
    • 45 to 49 years: 0 points
  2. English Language Proficiency (Maximum 20 points):
    • Superior English: 20 points
    • Proficient English: 10 points
    • Competent English: 0 points
  3. Skilled Employment (Maximum 20 points):
    • Skilled employment experience in Australia or overseas within the last 10 years is considered.
    • Points are awarded based on the number of years of experience.
  4. Educational Qualifications (Maximum 20 points):
    • Doctorate degree: 20 points
    • Bachelor’s or master’s degree: 15 points
    • Australian diploma or trade qualification: 10 points
    • Award or qualification recognized by assessing authority in the assessment of your nominated skilled occupation: 10 points
  5. Australian Study Requirement (Maximum 5 points):
    • If you have completed at least two academic years of study in Australia, you can receive 5 points.
  6. Specialist Education Qualification (Max 10 points):
    • For applicants with a master’s degree by research or a doctorate from an Australian educational institution in a STEM field.
  7. Professional Year (Maximum 5 points):
    • Completion of a Professional Year program in Australia in your occupation can give you 5 additional points.
  8. Nomination or Sponsorship (Maximum 15 points):
    • State or territory government nomination: 5 points
    • Family sponsorship from an eligible relative living in Australia in a designated area: 15 points
  9. Partner Skills (Maximum 10 points):
    • If your partner has competent English, is under 45 years old, and has a suitable skills assessment in an occupation on the same skilled occupation list, you can claim partner skills points.

It’s important to note that the points required to receive an invitation to apply for a visa can vary based on factors such as occupation demand and the number of applicants. It’s recommended to regularly check the official Department of Home Affairs website for the most up-to-date information and to use the official points calculator provided on their website to calculate your points accurately.

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