Jun 22, 2013

Immigration to Australia

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Australia is a popular destination among local and international immigrants. The country is popular destination among immigrants since it offers natural beauty, famous landmarks, attractions and access to world-class facilities. The economy of the country is strong; unemployment is low and government actively encourages immigration. Most Australian Visa categories are point based where an individual scores points for age, work, experience, education and English language.

Australia’s Migration program for 2010-2011 provides statistics of those skilled migrants who gained entry in Australia because of the work or business skills.

The process of Australian citizenship varies depending on the eligibility of the applicant. A variety of application options are available with different eligibility requirements. To apply for Australian citizenship, you will need to:

  • Determine that you are eligible.
  • Gather your original document
  • Copy and certify your documents
  • Complete and submit your application

The decision on your application for citizenship will be made after you have lodged a completed application from together with the required documents and fees. Following Australian visas are available with various eligibility requirements in Australia:

Skill Select Australia:
Skill Select is an online service which enables skilled workers interested in migrating to Australia to record their details to be considered for a skilled visa through an Expression of Interest (E.O.I).

Business Visas Australia:
Business visas are for people who come to Australia for a business related visit. It is also for people who visit Australia to establish, manage or develop a new or existing business or invest in Australia.

Worker Visas Australia:
Worker visas are employer sponsored worker visas for people with recognized skills seeking to work in Australia after being sponsored by an Australian or overseas employer.

Family Visas Australia:
The Family Visa provides options for fiancés, partners, children, parents and other family members of Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizen.

Study Visa Australia:
Australia is a popular destination for those students who wish to conduct their studies overseas and the Australian government welcomes foreign nationals to study in country under study visa category.

Support for new arrivals in Australia
You could be entitled to payments and services from the government, if you have newly entered in Australia. The government also provides payment to support new arrivals that are going through hardship. An assurance support is a commitment to support a person applying to migrate to Australia, so that the migrant will not have to rely on income support payments.