Online Points Test for Skilled Migration

Please fill out every item and see your final score at the bottom. Also note that the pass mark is 60 Points for all Visa subclasses below.

Visa Subclass

Which of the following subclasses are you applying for?

Skilled Independent Subclass 189 – no sponsorship required.

Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 – requires nomination by a State or
Territory Government.
Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subclass 489 – requires sponsorship by a
relative living in a designated area or a
state or territory government.
Score: 0

Age

Which age band do you fit into?

Score: 0

English Language Ability

How would you rate your English language
ability
?

Competent English:

  • Passport from UK, USA, Ireland, Canada or NZ; or
  • IELTS: 6+ in each component; or
  • PTE Academic: 50+ in each component; or
  • Cambridge (CAE): 169+ in each component; or
  • TOEFL iBT: 12 in Listening, 13 Reading, 21 Writing, 18 Speaking
Proficient English:

  • IELTS: 7+ in each component; or
  • OET: B pass in each component; or
  • PTE Academic: 65+ in each component; or
  • Cambridge (CAE): 185+ in each component; or
  • TOEFL iBT: 24 in Listening, 24 Reading, 27 Writing, 23 Speaking
Superior English:

  • IELTS: 8+ in each component; or
  • OET: A pass in each component; or
  • PTE Academic: 79+ in each component; or
  • Cambridge (CAE): 200+ in each component; or
  • TOEFL iBT: 28 in Listening, 29 Reading, 30 Writing, 26 Speaking
Less than competent English
Score: 0

Australian Educational Qualification

Have you met the requirements for the award of degree, diploma, advanced diploma
or trade qualification(s) which took at least 2 years of full-time study in
Australia at an Australian institution, which are relevant to your nominated
occupation and which were taught in English?

Yes: Degree, diploma advanced diploma or trade qualification(s) taking at least
2 years of full-time study in Australia.
No
Score: 0

Study in Regional Australia or a Low Population Growth Area

Have you

– Met the requirements for the award of degree, diploma, advanced diploma
or trade qualification(s); AND

– The qualification(s) were not in English language proficiency; AND

– The qualification(s) took at least 2 years of full-time study in
Australia; AND

– The qualification(s) were taught in English; AND

– The campus of your institution is in a regional
or low population growth area
; AND

– You have spent at least 2 years living in the regional or low population growth area; AND

– You did not complete the qualification(s) via distance education?

Yes.
No
Score: 0

Professional Year

Have you completed a Professional Year in
Australia in your occupation following your studies – currently available for
accountants, engineers and IT professionals:

Yes.
No
Score: 0

Qualifications

What is your highest Qualification?

Recognised PhD (Doctorate)
Recognised Bachelor degree or higher
Recognised Trade Qualification including

  • Diploma or Trade Certificate completed at an Australian educational
    institution
  • Other award or qualification recognised by the skills assessing
    authority
No Recognised Qualifications
Score: 0

Overseas Work Experience

Thinking about your work experience overseas, in the last 10 years, how
long have you worked in your nominated occupation or closely related skilled
occupation (note that if you have a “skilled date” in your skills assessment,
work experience prior to this would not count for points):

8 Years or more
5 Years or more
3 Years or more
Less than 3 years
Score: 0

Australian Work Experience

Thinking about your work experience in Australia, in the last 10 years,
how long have you worked in your nominated occupation or closely related skilled
occupation (note that if you have a “skilled date” in your skills assessment,
work experience prior to this would not count for points):

8 Years or more
5 Years or more
3 Years or more
1 Year or more
Less than one year
Score: 0

Partner Skill Qualifications

Check any boxes which apply to your partner or spouse

My partner is aged under 50
My partner has competent English ability
My partner can pass skills assessment in an occupation on the applicable Skilled
Occupations List for my subclass.
Score: 0

Designated Language

Do any of the following apply to you?

I am accredited as a para-professional interpreter or translator (level 2) by
the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters
None of the above
Score: 0

Skilled Migration Points Test Results

Your score is: 0

As the pass mark is 60, you would not appear to meet the criteria for this type of visa.

Skilled migration can be complex, so we recommend that you Contact Us to check your likely eligibility for skilled migration before you proceed with an application.

In particular, each skills assessing authority has different criteria in determining whether your skills are suitable for migration to Australia. We are familiar with the procedures of the main skills assessing authorities, and would be happy to advise you further as to your best course of action. We can also prepare and lodge applications for skilled migration on behalf of clients.

If you would like us to check your likely eligibility for skilled migration or if you would like us to assist you with your application, you can book a consultation through our website. We will then provide you with a comprehensive preliminary assessment of your likely eligibility for skilled migration, and can discuss with you the best way to proceed with your application.