• Visa Subclass
  • Age
  • English Language
  • Australian Work Experience
  • Educational Qualifications
  • Australian Educational Qualification
  • Specialist Educational Qualification
  • Accredited Community Language
  • Partner Qualifications
  • Professional Year in Australia
  • Overseas Work Experience
Which visa Subclass are you applying for?
Your age at the time of invitation to apply for the visa.
What are your English Language qualifications at the time of invitation to apply for the visa?
  • Passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Ireland; or
  • IELTS: at least 6 in each component; or
  • OET: at least 'B' in each component; or
  • TOEFL iBT: 12 in Listening, 13 Reading, 21 Writing, 18 Speaking; or
  • PTE Academic: At least 50 in each component; or
  • Cambridge (CAE): At least 169 in each component
  • IELTS: at least 7 in each component; or
  • OET: at least 'B' in each component; or
  • TOEFL iBT: 24 in Listening, 24 Reading, 27 Writing, 23 Speaking; or
  • PTE Academic: At least 65 in each component; or
  • Cambridge (CAE): At least 185 in each component
  • IELTS: at least 8 in each component; or
  • OET: at least 'A' in each component; or
  • TOEFL iBT: 28 in Listening, 29 Reading, 30 Writing, 26 Speaking; or
  • PTE Academic: At least 79 in each component; or
  • Cambridge (CAE): At least 200 in each component
In the last 10 years, how long have you worked in your nominated skilled occupation or closely related occupation in Australia?
The maximum points that can be awarded for 'Overseas Work Experience' and 'Australian Work Experience' combined, is 20 points
Requires nomination by a State or Territory government, or sponsorship by a suitable family member. You must have an occupation on the MLTSSL  or STSOL  or ROL
What is your highest qualification?
Degree, diploma, advanced diploma or trade qualification from an Australian educational institution which took at least 2 years of full-time study and was taught in English.
A Masters degree by research or a Doctorate degree from an Australian educational institution that included at least two academic years in a relevant field (Natural and Physical Sciences, Information Technology or Engineering and Related Technologies).
Do you hold any one of the following?
  • Accreditation at the paraprofessional level or above;
  • Certification at the certified provisional level or above;
  • A community language credential
Do you have a partner (spouse or de facto partner) who meets the following criteria?
  • My partner is aged under 45, and
  • My partner has Competent English, and
  • My partner is an applicant of the same subclass of visa as me, and
  • My partner nominated a suitable skilled occupation and obtained a positive skills assessment (that is not for a Subclass 485 visa)
  • I don’t have a spouse or de facto partner, or
  • My partner is an Australian permanent resident or an Australian citizen
  • My partner has Competent English, and
  • My partner is an applicant of the same subclass of visa as me, and
  • My partner is not an Australian permanent resident or an Australian citizen
None of the above
Did you complete a professional year program in Australia in your nominated skilled occupation for at least 12 months in the 48 months immediately before the time of invitation to apply for the visa?
In the last 10 years, how long have you worked in your nominated skilled occupation or closely related occupation outside Australia?
  • For the employment to be counted it must be at least 20 hours per week for remuneration
  • The maximum points that can be awarded for 'Overseas Work Experience' and 'Australian Work Experience' combined, is 20 points