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NSW Skilled Work Regional Visa (491) Application Updates

NSW Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491) Provisional visa for skilled workers. The NSW Government may appoint suitable applicants who will commit to working in critical sectors in the New South Wales region. The Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) allows skilled migrants to live, study and work in designated regional areas for a Read more about NSW Skilled Work Regional Visa (491) Application Updates[…]

The Pathway To Partner Visa

Partner Visa / Spouse Visa Some say home is where your heart is, whether it may be New Delhi, Brisbane, Mumbai, Melbourne, Chennai, or Sydney. But it may also be argued that there is no better to place to call home than that of the loving embrace of your Partner.  Are you currently in a Read more about The Pathway To Partner Visa[…]

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457 Visa Reform

457 Visa Reforms On 18 April 2017, breaking news were broadcasted all over Australian media about the abolishment of the 457 scheme, which is expected to take place in March 2018.  Overnight, the Skilled Occupation List and the Consolidated Skilled Occupation List were replaced with a new lists – the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills Read more about 457 Visa Reform[…]

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Tips On Choosing A Good Migration Agents

Lodging a permanent resident visa is a life changing decision for most people as the outcome of this effort can make a significant impact on their future quality of life. There it is crucial that applicants evaluate all options before engaging a good migration lawyer or agent. First  – The experience of Good Migration Agent Read more about Tips On Choosing A Good Migration Agents[…]

Occupational Ceiling for the financial Year 2016-17

An occupation ceiling is a limit on the number of invitations that can be issued through Skill Select each year. The occupational ceiling varies for different occupations and a quota is set on a yearly basis. The occupation ceiling applies mainly to the following subclasses: • Skilled independent visas • Skilled regional sponsored visas • Read more about Occupational Ceiling for the financial Year 2016-17[…]

GSM- Professional Year Programs

Those who have completed a Bachelors or Masters qualification in Accounting, Information Technology or Engineering can undertake a “Professional Year Program” (‘PYP’). A PYP is a valuable addition to your resume, enhances your employment opportunities in Australia and is also beneficial for your General Skilled Migration Points Test. PYP generally are 44 weeks in duration Read more about GSM- Professional Year Programs[…]

Visa Options For Parents of Australian Citizens & Permanent Residents

On 21 June 2016 the Government made an election commitment to enhance existing visa arrangements to enable parents to visit family in Australia for a continuous period of up to five years. Parents currently have a temporary and permanent visa options to visit Australia to spend time with their children. Visitor visas (subclass 600) allow Read more about Visa Options For Parents of Australian Citizens & Permanent Residents[…]

Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF)

From 1 July 2016, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection will bring in few changes to few visa subclasses. These changes will impact mainly the Student visa and the skilled occupation list which will in turn impact certain applicant under 189 Skilled Independent visa. We will focus on the Student visa at this stage Read more about Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF)[…]

Student Visa – Genuine Temporary Entrant

From 1 July 2016, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) introduced major changes to the student visa programme. There are now only two subclasses of visas, subclass 500 for student visas and subclass 590 for student guardian visas. Under the new student visa programme, the Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) criteria will still apply Read more about Student Visa – Genuine Temporary Entrant[…]

COVID - 19 - Migration Guru Statement

Migration Guru is still very much open and serving its existing and new clients. To Minimise the impact due to COVID - 19 we request Clients to use Phone, Email and Video calls as means of primary contact and only come in where necessary. Migration Guru is taking all precautions to keep our staff and clients safe by implementing Social Distancing Measures as advised by the Australian Government.

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