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  1. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I have been granted visa 489 state sponsorship from Tasmania. Can I stay for short period of time in another state before moving to Tasmania?
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I wish to apply for State sponsorship visa for Australia 190 subclass. I have never been to Australia before. Am i eligible to apply for state sponsorship visa. Is there any change in the rule for getting state sponsorship where one should have worked in Australia earlier. Anyone who...
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello, I'm a prospective immigrant of South Australia under 489 visa (state sponsored) stream. Once get there, I'm looking at taking a certificate IV level course (Community Development/services) at TAFE SA. Now, as being a state sponsored migrant, shall I be entitled to subsidized courses (or...
  4. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Guys, I have applied for state nomination for NSW and Victoria with (60+5) points under 261313 (Software Engineer) category on 28th October 2016. My PTE score is :- Reading 72 Listening 84 Writing 79 Speaking 90 First of all, with these much points, will i get the invitation from any of...
  5. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, I am in process of Victoria State Sponsorship(Subclass 190) visa application. I am currently at DIBP stage. I want to ask what is the valid duration during which i can shift to australia? I mean if by any chance, i am not able to travel to australia, by what time my visa gets expired...
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    Hello Guys, I am planning to apply for Victoria state sponsorship as a part of Visa subclass 190 for ANZSCO 261313- software engineer and I am really confused while in the process of making a CV for the same. I need an example resume of someone who has successfully received Victoria's SS...
  7. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello, I looked around the State sponsored list and did'nt find any state the occupation ICT business Analyst (121111) and ICT system analyst (121112) for WA, Queensland, NSW. Am I missing something? Regards, Raghu
  8. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Dear All, I have a query regarding state sponsored visa and job requiring traveling to multiple Australian cities\States for business meeting etc. Typically in a business analyst role, if you work for a product \services company you are expected to travel all over the region (and some times...
  9. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I want to make my first entry to Australia post immigration grant. It would be a short visit due to some unavoidable reasons. My immigration is State Sponsored by South Australia therefore I will be visiting Adelaide. But the flight available is connected through Sydney to Adelaide which is...
  10. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello all, I need your help, suggestion, advice. I had applied for Victoria State 190 nomination on 18th Sept, and today 1st Oct I got an email from them stating that I am not selected. I had applied under business analysis category. Here are some additional information 1. I have ACS...
  11. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello, We have a state sponsored visa (Adelaide) and are planning to travel to Australia for our initial entry. My question is: 1) For a state sponsored visa, is it mandatory for us to visit Adelaide to go through immigration to activate the visa or can we go to any city in Australia (Sydney...
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Experts, I have got my Assessment done from ACS for Software Engineer. I got following score in IELTS R:8.5, L:7.5, W:7, S:6.5. Since my speaking score is low and I need to score 7 in each band to qualify for independent VISA (190). My consultant is saying me to convert to the state...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Apart from victoria which has ss for 7 in each are there any other ioenings for ss fir 6.5 ielts in each or 7.5 overall I have L 8.5 S 8.0 R 6.5 W 6.5
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I have submitted an EOI on SkillSelect and my nominated occupation (based on skills assessment) in on Schedule 2. That means i will need state sponsorship to be eligible for PR. I am currently working on upgrading my skills (via a certified exam) to be eligible for both 189 and 190 visas. Once i...
  15. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I will be applying for VISA 176 in May. I know that once the visa is granted, it is valid for 5 years and we have to stay first two years in the state which sponsored us After we get the visa, my plan is to go there with my wife, activate it and come back. Then I want to wait for like for...
  16. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I have just received my VETASSES approval and am wondering which is a better place to apply for State sponsorship ACT or SA or WA. Any advise would help. Thanks
  17. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi everyone, I'm interested in knowing if anybody out there applied for state sponsorship and successfully obtained it, how did it go... Which state have you applied for its sponsorship? How long did it take? After submitting your application, did they request further proofs, documents...
  18. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, I want to apply for State sponsored Visa but my current employer is not willing to give a detailed reference letter with roles and responsibilities .So can anyone give a workaround or a solution . Thanks in advance
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