Need help guys ---
I was in Australia from 22 feb 2013 to 22July 2015 on a 457 VISA.
I got my PR ON 3AUG 2016 and made first entry on 22 feb 2017 and relocated to Australia on sept 2017 and here since then.
Please advise if I meet the residency requirements of 4 years or I have to slog more...
and I have 5 years living in UK, I guess I can already apply for my permanent residence, the question I have is if I can do it even if my current residence document still valid, technically say 5 years, but starting from the entrance ?, the first document ? , Visa or permission? ..or...
From ACS Skills Assessment Guideline document:
Diploma and Vendor Certification:
If your Diploma or Vendor Certification is assessed as having an ICT major which is closely
related to your nominated occupation, you will require 5 years relevant work experience
completed within the past 10 years...
I was curious to know one thing about State Sponsorship.
Suppose if the state of Western Australia sponsors my visa, does it mean I am tied to the state. after reading different threads on this forum, what i understand is one has to stay in his sponsored state for the period of 2 years...