Skilled Migration to Australia from Bangladesh

Australia General Skilled Migration (Visa Subclass 189, 190, and 491)

 

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Australia is in search of skilled professionals who can contribute to the Australian economy and development. Therefore, the Australian Department of Home Affairs has come up with the visa subclass 189, 190, and 491 which help skilled people from Bangladesh and across the globe to migrate to Australia with their families.

How to migrate to Australia from Bangladesh?

There are mainly three visa options for interested skilled professionals:

• Skilled Independent Subclass 189 Visa
• Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 Visa
• Skilled Regional Sponsored Subclass 491 Visa

Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189):

The Subclass 189 Skilled Independent Visa allows skilled people from Bangladesh and foreign countries to migrate to Australia with Permanent Residency (PR).

Benefits of Visa Subclass 189 – Skilled Migration to Australia:

• Be in or outside Australia at the time of the application
• Work anywhere in Australia
• Sponsor eligible relatives
• Apply for Australian Citizenship
• Avail Medicare facilities
• Free education for kids.

Skilled Migration to Australia requirements (Subclass 189):

• Have an occupation on the appropriate Skilled Occupation List
• Positive skills assessment outcome
• Competent English score
• Score at least 65 points
• Be invited to apply

Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190)

The Skilled Nominated 190 Visa is a points-based visa for skilled professionals who are invited by a specific Australian State or Territory Government.

Benefits of Visa Subclass 190 – Skilled Migration to Australia:

• Stay in particular state in Australia as PR
• Work and study in Australia
• Avail Medicare facilities
• Free education for kids

Skilled Migration to Australia requirements (Subclass 190):

• Have an occupation on the appropriate Skilled Occupation List
• Positive skills assessment outcome
• Competent English Score
• Score at least 65 points
• Be invited by the Australian State or Territory Government.

 

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 491)

This Visa option is very popular among Bangladeshi Skilled Professionals seeking to enter Australia and live permanently. This is basically a 5 years’ visa which will eventually turn into permanent residency. This new 491 visa is a replacement of the well-known 489 Visa which was closed in November 2019.

Benefits of Visa Subclass 491 – Skilled Migration to Australia

• Live, work and study in Australia for up to five years
• Include immediate family
• Study in Australia
• Apply for Permanent Residency

Skilled Migration to Australia requirements (Subclass 491):

• Be under 45 years
• Be nominated to apply by a state or territory government agency or sponsored by an eligible relative
• Have an occupation on an appropriate Skilled Occupation List
• Have a valid Skills assessment outcome
• Must have at least competent English
• Score 65 points.
• Meet the health and character requirements

Australia Skilled Migration Steps of the Process:

The following process steps will give you idea on how to apply Australian Skilled Migration Visa:

• Step 1: Pass the Skilled Migration Point Test – Click Here to calculate your points
Step 2: Determine your ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations)
• Step 3: Get Skills Assessment from Relevant Assessment Authorities
Step 4: Submit EOI
• Step 5: Get your Nomination and Apply to the Australian States if required
• Step 6: Apply for your Australian visa application for (Visa Subclass 189, 190, or 491) through ImmiAccount
• Step 7: Wait for your Visa Grant Notification!

Skilled Migration to Australia  Points Calculator

The 65 points that you need to achieve for a Australia Skilled Migration Visa are dependent on several factors.

The table below shows how the points are distributed:

Factors

Maximum Points

Age (25-33 years)

30 

English proficiency (8 bands)

20 

Work Experience outside Australia (8-10 years)

15 

Work Experience in Australia (8-10 years)

20 

Education (outside Australia) – Doctorate degree

20 

Doctorate or master’s degree by research in Australia or similar skilled degrees

10 

Study in a regional area

Proficient in community language

Professional year in a skilled program in Australia

State sponsorship (190 visa)

Skilled spouse (Age, Skills & English language requirements to be met)

10 points

Spouse or de facto partner with competent English (No need to meet Skills requirement or age factor)

5 points

Applicants without a spouse or de facto partner or where a spouse is an Australian citizen or PR holder

10 points

 

Are you interested to apply? Are you in Bangladesh? Get a free assessment today! Click here – FREE ASSESSMENT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

The visa application fee is currently AUD4,115. But this is not the total fee. You need to pay for Skills Assessment Fee and state application fee.

Legato Immigration and Visa Consultants (LIVC) will help you with all the Australian Visa related matters. We have Australian MARA registered consultants.

The full form of ANZSCO is Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations. Before you proceed for Australian visa apply, you must select appropriate ANZSCO which matches with you.

The minimum IELTS score requirement is 6 in each band which is the competent level of IELTS. If you score more like 7 in each band, your point will increase.

The Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) allows you to live, study and work in designated regional areas for a period of 5 years. Once you fulfill the 491 visa requirements, you can apply for Australian Permanent Residency.