Australia skilled migration 189 visa points calculator. 75+ points get you immediate invitation for permanent residency valid for 5 years. 70 points get you PR call in about 3-4 months. Good English, education and 10+ year work experience can easily fetch you 75 points.
Australia Permanent Residency Immigration points table
Current Australia PR Processing time
Invitation within a month
Invitation within 3-4 months
Invitation taking more than 6 months
It is easier to get Australian PR if you can reach about 65 points. Getting 65 points is also pretty easy if you have Masters degree, can speak decent English and have some work experience.
At least one degree, diploma or trade qualification from an Australian educational institution that meets the Australian study requirement
7. Niche skills Education
Specialist education qualification
A Masters degree by research or a Doctorate degree from an Australian educational institution that included at least two academic years in a relevant field.
8. Other Points
Accredited in a community language
Study in regional Australia or a low population growth metropolitan area that meets the Australian study requirement
Partner skill qualifications (Should be same Skill code as primary applicant)
Professional year in Australia
Minimum points required for application
You need at-least 60 points to apply for skill based Australian permanent residency.
Employer sponsorship for Permanent Residence
Employer sponsorship is optional in Australia and you can directly file for permanent residency unlike US, where you need an employer to file for your green card.
If you have the required points, you will be selected and will get a PR even before you travel to Australia. Applicants with 65+ points get the invitation to apply pretty fast. Once you have applied, you can expect to get the PR within 5-8 months.
English Skills Test
People have varied experiences with English tests to get more points.
If you are currently working on H1B in US and fed up with long waiting for green card, Australia is a good option. They give you Permanent residency (Australian Green Card) even before you land there for the first time!
Please note that even if you move to Australia for work, your Green card application in US can stay active. Remember that Green card in US is filed for future job and your i-140 remains active. You can return to US in future if your priority date becomes current and the employer is ready to hire you.
Police Verification Certificates for Australia Permanent Residency
Police verification is required for all adults (18+), who are part of your PR application, from all countries where they have lived in past 10 years.