Australia is undoubtedly one of the best countries to work in. It is also the foremost choice of destination among immigrants who wish to fly to a foreign country in search of work. Among Indians too, Australia is one of the most preferred destinations for permanent residency. Hundreds and thousands of people apply every year for immigration to the country but only a few people get shortlisted for permanent residency. Working in Australia has its merits. First, the pay is good. Secondly, the working environment is such that an individual can achieve unprecedented growth. Thirdly, individuals working in the country with permanent residency visa can avail various social security benefits.
An individual can either migrate to Australia independently or by getting nominated or sponsored by a Government office or relative. The only difference between the two is that for Australian Skilled Nominated Visa an individual must possess the letter of nomination issued by a provincial or federal government office.
According to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, to become eligible under subclass 190 an applicant must have the following:
Skilled Nominated Visa offers numerous benefits to individuals holding it, the foremost being permanent residency. The other benefits that come along are mainly due to permanent residency. They are:
The subclass 190 visa application fees are AU $3,600 which every candidate must pay after receiving Invitation to Apply from the Australian Immigration Department. The visa fee for additional persons or dependants under the age of 18 years is AU $900 while those who are 18 years and above must pay AU $1,800 as visa fee.