Permanent Residency-is a person’s visa status. After PR a person is allowed to stay within a country of which he or she is not a citizen. It is for an indefinite period and a person with such status is known as a permanent resident.
Advantages of visa-
- Flexible and easy to follow immigration rules.
- Rewarding employment opportunities due to its low unemployment rate.
- Health care entitlement for permanent residents.
- Children of permanent residents who are born in Australia are considered Australian citizens by birth.
- Unlimited freedom to pursue the course of study that a person prefers.
- Wonderful geographical surroundings and amazing culture.
Applicants must score 60 points in total based on their educational qualifications, language proficiency, work experience, age and similar other factors. Also they must have a occupation which is included in the Australian Government occupation lists:-
Short Term Skilled Occupational List and Medium and Long Term Strategic Skills List (STSOL, MLTSSL):-is the list in which certain occupations are listed under Australia’s permanent and temporary skilled visa programs which makes an immigrant applicant eligible for the PR.
The applicant’s profession must fall in any of these two categories for their permanent residency in Australia.
STSOL (Sub class 189) -is the occupational list for Australia to apply for the Australia’s non sponsored PR. This process is a part of Australia Immigration Point System. An eligible person can work and stay anywhere in Australia.
MLTSSL (Sub class 190) – is the occupational list which is in high demand across various states and territories of Australia. If you want to apply for the Australia’s sponsored/ nominated PR visa your occupation must fall under this category and you must have a sponsorship from the state government. It is a state sponsorship.
Skilled regional provisional visa(Sub class 489)-This visa is a temporary visa for four years. This is given to those who are having skills and abilities which are in demand in a specific state or territories of a country. This is an invitation based visa and allows you to stay and work in Australia for 4 years.