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  1. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I have 7 years of experience and IELTS each band 6.5 (L -6.5, R -6.5, S-6.5, W-6.5) and I am working as a Software engineer. I have Bachelor of Information Technology degree and i am 32 years old. Would i be able to get invitation for Queensland if i submitted EOI or is there any State that...
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I have recently scored 7.5, 5.5, 6.0, 8.0 in LRWS sections of IELTS (General Training) exam. I am willing to apply for AU Skilled Migration Visa type 190. I heard or read that minimum 6 bands in each section is necessary to apply for visa subclass 190 and minimum 7 bands in each section to...
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello I would like to apply for subclass Independent Visa (189), I would like to check the availability of my job codes, could anyone help me with this. Also i am not sure about the points that i can attain based on the below details. Could anyone help. Age : 29 Education: Bachelor Of science...
  4. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Friends, I am thinking to apply for my skill assessment from ACS. However i just need some information about Vendor certification assessment. I have got Bachelors in Technology (B.Tech) in Electronics and have 5 years experience in IT field as software engg. Now my concern is, do i get at...
  5. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Around two weeks are passed since visa lodgement, still no response received from IMMI and no CO allocation. Please tell me after many days CO is allocated in 189 visa and what is the average processing time of Visa in 189?
  6. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello, The whole tax issue is confusing... I am a new migrant to Australia, and will live in Sydney.... the Tax is simple when it comes to what you have to pay (income multiply by the rate... done).... Now when it comes to what I should return .... this is soooo confusing for me... I saw...
  7. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi there, I have a little confusion going on here. I submitted my EOI 2 months ago. I had 7 bands in each module of IELTS. By the time I received the invitation my IELTS got expired and I booked a new IELTS. My new IELTS result is 7.5 in reading and listening 7 in writing and 8 in speaking. Can...
  8. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I have applied for Australian student visa (class TU 572) on July 2009 and it was refused on Nov 2009 due to lack of financial capacity under Schedute 5A , Clause 5 A 405. Under comments section, it is stated that i have provided fraudulent information regarding my financial capacity (bank...
  9. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello everyone, I want to apply for immigration as welder, Need some expert views to clear some confusion. I started working as helper in 1996. In 2006 I have applied as Fitter to TRA (Trade reorganization Authority) But I didnt had Trade diploma so they refused me in their assessment. In 2007 I...
  10. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hey Guys, A person is having 2 years of Bachelor of Computer Science degree which in total makes 14 years of education. He is also having 8.5 years of practical development/work experience and 7 Band in IELTS. is he eligible to apply for Australian immigration ? Thanks
  11. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I was granted an extended eligibility class TK subclass 445 visa (child dependent 445) last week. It is said that I must be in Australia to lodge a permanent partner form 1002 to obtain PR visa.* Nonetheless, I want to know that while my mom PR visa and mine are being decided, can I go outside...
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Any advice is graetfully recieved :) will i get a visa as my father lives there? and 4 sisters he moved to australia just before i was born 32 years ago, my self and my wife are not on the skilled trade list but as far as i can tell we are on the 457 sponsored job list, is it hard to get a...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, Please share the experience of getting a PR whilst working in AUS in UC457 Employer sponsored Visa. Request you to share the Pros and Cons (Tax Benefits, Medicare Levy, LAFHA etc) Many Thanks in Advance.
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello Everyone, I am a masters in Information Tech and have about 5.5 years of experience in the IT industry with expertise in Java/J2ee. I live in Mumbai, India I am planning to move to aus with my wife. I got in touch with a consultancy here in mumbai, but the rates he is chargiing for the...
  15. Introductions
    Hello All, Just joined, a quick tidbit of me: Travelling, mint food, taters ale and a laugh. Living in the Big Apple and hoping to learn some things from the British, Canadian, and Aussie expats. Cheers!!! :clap2: Brit_Xoomer
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