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Permanent Visa

What is Permanent Residency?

What is Permanent Residency?

If you are thinking of settling down in a foreign country, consult with Himalaya Business Group for complete knowledge. Permanent residency (PR) for Australia is the visa status given to a non-citizen who holds an Australian permanent resident visa. Permanent residents can live, work and study in Australia.

In order to apply for you need to have 65 points or above to be eligible.

Age (25-33 years)   30 points
English proficiency (8 bands)   20 points
Work Experience outside Australia (8-10 years)   15 points  
Work Experience in Australia (8-10 years)   20 points
Education (outside Australia) – Doctorate degree   20 points
skills such as Doctorate or master’s degree by research   10 points  
Study in a regional area   5 points
Accredited in community language   5 points
Professional year in a skilled program in Australia   5 points  
State sponsorship (190 visas)   5 points
Skilled spouse or de facto partner   10 points
Spouse or de facto partner with ‘competent English’ 5 points  
Applicants without a spouse or de facto partner or where a spouse is an Australian citizen or PR holder 10 points  

In order to apply for you need to have 65 points or above to be eligible.
What can you do after having a PR?

What can you do after having a PR?

  • You can live and travel anywhere within Australia
  • You can pursue higher studies in Australia and can apply for certain educational loans
  • You become eligible for Social Security benefits after two years of having a PR visa
  • You can sponsor the PR of your relatives if they meet certain pre-requisites
  • You can apply for government jobs
  • You can travel to New Zealand and can even apply for a visa there