Skilled Assessment and Application

Determine the best visa for your situation by taking the online assessment. Then start the application process online.

What is your current country of residence?
Are you a New Zealand passport holder that has been living in Australia for at least 5 years?

Skilled Independent 189 New Zealand Stream Assessment

Are you a New Zealand passport holder who has been usually resident in Australia for the past 5 years? The 5 year period must have started before 19th Feb 2016.
Have you had an Australian taxable income, in 3 of the past 4 financial years, of at least AUD$53,900 (including the most recent financial year)?
Do you currently hold an Australian Student Visa?
What type of skilled visa do you want to apply for?

Skilled Graduate 485 Assessment

What is your date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy)?
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What is the highest qualification you will complete (or have completed) while studying in Australia?
What will be (or was) the total duration of your study time in Australia?
Do you currently hold a Skilled Regional Sponsored Visa?

Skilled Residence 887 Assessment

Have you worked for at least 12 of the last 48 months in a specified regional area?
Have you lived in a specified regional area for at least 2 of the past 4 years?
What type of Skilled Provisional Visa do you currently hold?
Do you have a job offer from a business located in Australia?
Do you want the business located in Australia to sponsor you?

Skilled EOI Assessment

What is your date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy)?
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How would you rate your English language ability?
What is your occupation?
Have you had a successful Skills Assessing Authority assessment result in past 2 years, for your occupation?
Have you worked in your selected occupation (outside of Australia) for:
Have you worked in Australia in your selected occupation for:
Have you undertaken a professional year in Australia as listed by the Department of Home Affairs for at least 12 months in the last 4 years?
What is the highest education qualification you have completed that is closely related to your selected occupation?
Did you successfully complete any studies in Australia?
Was the course you completed in Australia a CRICOS registered course and at least 2 academic years in total duration?
Where did you live while completing your study in Australia?
Do you currently hold a Skilled Graduate 485 Visa?
Did you hold a valid Student Visa on the 8th of February 2010?
Did you complete a 2 year or more Masters by Research, or PhD, in Australia in one of the following fields?
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Earth Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Natural and Physical Sciences
  • Other Natural and Physical Sciences
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Other Information Technology
  • Aerospace Engineering and Technology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology
  • Engineering and Related Technologies
  • Geomatic Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering and Technology
  • Maritime Engineering and Technology
  • Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology
  • Other Engineering and Related Technologies
  • Process and Resources Engineering
Are you registered with NAATI as a professional level translator/interpreter?
Do you or your partner (if applicable) have a family member in Australia who is willing to sponsor you?
What is your family member's (sponsor) relationship to you or your partner?
Where does your family member (sponsor) live in Australia?
What is your marital status?
What is your partner's date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy)?
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How would you rate your partner's English language ability?
What is your partner's occupation?
How many years in total has your partner worked in the selected occupation?
What is the highest education qualification your partner has completed that is closely related to their selected occupation?
Is your partner an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident visa holder?


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