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Immigrate to Australia from Antigua

Immigration to Australia from Antigua has grown at a yearly rate of 11.88%, making it one of the biggest migration routes for skilled human capital in the World. Over 300,000 Citizens of Antigua now call Australia their permanent home.

Reasons to Immigrate to Australia from Antigua

There are many reasons to Immigrate to Australia from Antigua including:

  1. Australia has one of the highest GDPs in the World
  2. Leading Healthcare
  3. Best in Class Education
  4. Thousands of Miles of Sandy Beaches
  5. A relaxed pace of life
  6. Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane are ranked as some of the most liveable cities in the World

Here at Australia Made Simple we’ve helped advise many individuals and families on their move to Australia from Antigua.

Australian Immigration has a non-discrimination policy. This means that applicants from Antigua are treated fairly, and with the same respect as applicants from every other Country in the World.

How to Immigrate out of Antigua to Australia

There are a range of Australia Visas available to Citizens of Antigua moving to Australia, ranging from Employer Sponsored Visas through to the Skilled Migration subclass 189, 190 and 491 Visas.

Most applicants from Antigua to Australia are searching Australian Permanent Residency Visas

The 189 and 190 visa classes are available to Citizens of Antigua providing they meet certain strict requirements and score the requisite number of points. The minimum points score for applicants from Antigua is 65.

189 and 190 Visa Holders from Antigua enjoy the following benefits:

  1. Live and work in Australia
  2. Enter and leave the Country at will
  3. Access to Health Service (Medicare)
  4. Education for Children
  5. Full access to Financial Services

Can Citizens of Antigua Get an Australian Citizenship

189 and 190 visa holders from Antigua can convert their Permanent Residency visas to full Australian Citizenship.

The 491 visa is a Skilled Work Regional visa and has 14,000 places allocated per year. It is valid for five years can convert into full Permanent Residency status. The 491 is available to Citizens of Antigua who must be aged under 45 and hold a skills assessment.

Antigua (/ænˈtiːɡ(w)ə/ ann-TEE-g(w)ə),[1] also known as Waladli or Wadadli by the native population, is an island in the West Indies. It is one of the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean region and the main island of the country of Antigua and Barbuda. Antigua and Barbuda became an independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations on 1 November 1981.[2]

Antigua means “ancient” in Spanish after an icon in Seville Cathedral, “Santa Maria de la Antigua” — St. Mary of the Old Cathedral.[3] The name Waladli[4] comes from the indigenous inhabitants and means approximately “our own”.[citation needed] The island’s circumference is roughly 87 km (54 mi) and its area 281 km2 (108 sq mi). Its population was 80,161 (at the 2011 Census).[5] The economy is mainly reliant on tourism, with the agricultural sector serving the domestic market.

How to Immigrate to Australia from Antigua

  1. Identify an Occupation in Demand
  2. Score at least 65 on the Australian Points list
  3. Secure a Positive Skills Assessment
  4. Take an English Test
  5. Lodge an Expression of Interest
  6. Receive an Invitation to Apply
  7. Lodge Formal Application
  8. Do Police Checks
  9. Complete Medical Checks
  10. Receive a PR Visa

Australia Made Simple has an enviable success rate helping Citizens from Antigua Immigrate to the land Down Under.

Timeframe to Immigrate to Australia from Antigua

We anticipate it will take around 12 months from start to finish for a successful application to immigrate to Australia from Antigua.

 

Author: Alex Mac, Senior Partner, Australia Made Simple

Contact: ONLINE VISA ASSESSMENT

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