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Immigrate to Australia from East Timor

Immigration to Australia from East Timor 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 East Timor now call Australia their permanent home.

Reasons to Immigrate to Australia from East Timor

There are many reasons to Immigrate to Australia from East Timor 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 East Timor.

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

How to Immigrate out of East Timor to Australia

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

Most applicants from East Timor to Australia are searching Australian Permanent Residency Visas

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

189 and 190 Visa Holders from East Timor 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 East Timor Get an Australian Citizenship

189 and 190 visa holders from East Timor 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 East Timor who must be aged under 45 and hold a skills assessment.

East Timor (/-ˈtiːmɔːr/ (listen)) or Timor-Leste (/tiˈmɔːr ˈlɛʃteɪ/; Tetum: Timór Lorosa’e), officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste[11] (Portuguese: República Democrática de Timor-Leste,[12]Tetum: Repúblika Demokrátika Timór-Leste),[13] is a country in Maritime Southeast Asia.[14] It comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor, the nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco, and Oecusse, an exclave on the northwestern side of the island surrounded by Indonesian West Timor. Australia is the country’s southern neighbour, separated by the Timor Sea. The country’s size is about 15,007 km2 (5,794 sq mi).[7]

East Timor was colonised by Portugal in the 16th century, and was known as Portuguese Timor until 28 November 1975, when the Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (Fretilin) declared the territory’s independence. Nine days later, it was invaded and occupied by the Indonesian military, and was declared as the country’s 27th province the following year. The Indonesian occupation of East Timor was characterised by a highly violent, decades-long conflict between separatist groups (especially Fretilin) and the Indonesian military.

How to Immigrate to Australia from East Timor

  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 East Timor Immigrate to the land Down Under.

Timeframe to Immigrate to Australia from East Timor

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

 

Author: Alex Mac, Senior Partner, Australia Made Simple

Contact: ONLINE VISA ASSESSMENT

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