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  1. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    The number of invitations issued to professionals under Skilled – Independent (subclass 189) visa rose substantially to 2490 in August-September 2018 from 1000 in July this year. Provisions of this visa are of everybody’s interest. Key features include – There arises no need to seek...
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    This thread is for people who have already lodged an EOI for an 189 visa and hope to be invited in June 2018. Below is the data from last year's (2016-2017) June round. ------------------------189 invites----------------489 invites 7 June 2017------------694-----------------------30 21 June...
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    This thread is for people who have already lodged an EOI for an 189 visa and hope to be invited in May 2018. If you are waiting for state sponsorship, there are several other threads that will help you. Invitation rounds do not apply to state-sponsored visas. Please make a note on these: STAY...
  4. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I have 8 years of experience in Enterprise Content Management, Document Management and Business Process Management as Developer, Technical Lead and Subject Matter Expert. I am Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering. Out of 8 years, 3 years I have worked in Edinburgh...
  5. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Thank You all for this wonderful Forum. I have benefited a lot from this forum. Until now I have been only a Passive member on this Forum, however I need some expert advice. I have submitted my visa application on 8th February 2017. My Application details are mentioned below : Invitation...
  6. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi I lodged my EOI recently, in the employment history panel, should I include my current work experience as well? I claimed my ACS use my past work experience (before I come to AU to study). But now I graduated and started work from July (July - now is around 6 months). It is now yet 1 year...
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    I have successfully got my skill assessment from Engineers australia for Production and plant engineers under mechanical engineer. Now I have 55 points . The question is - What visa should I apply for or which suits me the best? Please suggest me. What are my chances of getting Visa 190?
  8. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, Question: Can I recall/withdraw EOI from skill select once it has been submitted. More details: I checked the points that I have at the moment from the EOI in skill select. I see that I have 60 points. I was a bit disappointed because this could have been 65 if I had just 1 more month...
  9. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello All, I'm trying to submit EOI through SkillSelect and facing a problem with CAPTCHA text. In the intial stages of the form, where we enter password, email and security questions, we need to enter CAPTCHA phrase and hit 'next'. But eventhough i enter the correct captcha words (two words...
  10. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello All, I had my positive assessment from ACS and by the point system I am getting 65 points. I had submitted my EOI on 5th September 2016. I checked on skill select page where there are details of EOI cutouts for 1st Sep 2016 cycle which was on 65 points for 2613 skill and its visa...
  11. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, Can you help me decide which Visa type my fiancee and I should take? I will be the principal applicant and I already have a draft of EOI. I got 60 pts for 189 and 70 pts for 489 (my mom is an Australian permanent resident and living in a designated area). I know 189 is far better...
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello All, I am ICT Business Analyst with 6 years of experience in the same. I have recently given PTE and scores are S-59, R-65, L-63, W-63 (6.5 each). As per point calculator, my points are 55. (30 - Age, 15-Degree and 10 Experience). Recently, I have read that it is too difficult to get...
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    Hi, I got my assessment result from ACS. As I am entering my information to SkillSelect, I got confused on what to provide for the "Date From" field under the Employment History section. Am I supposed to put in the actual start of my employment which is May 7, 2012 or the one indicated in my...
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello Everyone, I find myself in a tricky situation, dont want to submit wrong details especially during EOI. Therefore, I seek some advice from anyone out here who can help me out with my dilemma. I have a bachelor degree in commerce from Mumbai University and ACS has assessed my qualification...
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    Hello , I do have a 4 years Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Sciences & Engineering from India and total 10+ years of IT experience mainly in USA and India. I today submitted for evaluation on ACS website for anzsco Software Engineer 261313. The problem is many of my experience letters don't...
  16. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Dear friends, When I visit the site of Australian Government, Department of Immigration and Border Protection to know about Skill Select and Occupation, there is following declaration: Due to high levels of demand, the below three occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements to...
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    Hey Guys, I have +ve ACS assessment for 263111. appeared for IELTS on 18th April, need 7 each, not so hopeful about writing. thinking of appearing for PTE in mid May. Occupation Ceiling for 2631 Computer Network Professionals is 1788 and out of those 1199 are already filled. My questions...
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    Has anyone got invited by NSW by their new selection criteria through SkillSelect that they introduced last month??
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    Hello, My partner has been assessed as Software Enginner (261313) and I got positive assessment as an ICT-PM (135112). Both of us have cleared IELTS also. At the time of submitting EOI for 189, my partner is unable to get 5 points of mine. According to the document (1119.pdf), We have satisfied...
  20. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all, I've received a letter from Immi. dept. last month saying about some probable changes in the points system. Excerpts from the letter are given below. Does any one know what are these changes from 6th December'2013???:confused: This correspondence is to advise the following: Changes...
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