Immigrate to Australia from Iraq
Immigration to Australia from Iraq 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 Iraq now call Australia their permanent home.
Reasons to Immigrate to Australia from Iraq
There are many reasons to Immigrate to Australia from Iraq including:
- Australia has one of the highest GDPs in the World
- Leading Healthcare
- Best in Class Education
- Thousands of Miles of Sandy Beaches
- A relaxed pace of life
- 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 Iraq.
Australian Immigration has a non-discrimination policy. This means that applicants from Iraq are treated fairly, and with the same respect as applicants from every other Country in the World.
How to Immigrate out of Iraq to Australia
There are a range of Australia Visas available to Citizens of Iraq moving to Australia, ranging from Employer Sponsored Visas through to the Skilled Migration subclass 189, 190 and 491 Visas.
Most applicants from Iraq to Australia are searching Australian Permanent Residency Visas
The 189 and 190 visa classes are available to Citizens of Iraq providing they meet certain strict requirements and score the requisite number of points. The minimum points score for applicants from Iraq is 65.
189 and 190 Visa Holders from Iraq enjoy the following benefits:
- Live and work in Australia
- Enter and leave the Country at will
- Access to Health Service (Medicare)
- Education for Children
- Full access to Financial Services
Can Citizens of Iraq Get an Australian Citizenship
189 and 190 visa holders from Iraq 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 Iraq who must be aged under 45 and hold a skills assessment.
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Iraq (/ɪˈræk/, /ɪˈrɑːk/ (listen) or /aɪˈræk/; Arabic: العراق al-‘Irāq; Kurdish: عێراق Êraq), officially the Republic of Iraq (Arabic: جُمهورية العِراق Jumhūrīyyat al-‘Irāq; Kurdish: کۆماری عێراق Komarî Êraq), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west. The capital, and largest city, is Baghdad. Iraq is home to diverse ethnic groups including Arabs, Kurds, Chaldeans, Assyrians, Turkmen, Shabakis, Yazidis, Armenians, Mandeans, Circassians and Kawliya. Around 95% of the country’s 37 million citizens are Muslims, with Christianity, Yarsan, Yezidism and Mandeanism also present. The official languages of Iraq are Arabic and Kurdish.
How to Immigrate to Australia from Iraq
- Identify an Occupation in Demand
- Score at least 65 on the Australian Points list
- Secure a Positive Skills Assessment
- Take an English Test
- Lodge an Expression of Interest
- Receive an Invitation to Apply
- Lodge Formal Application
- Do Police Checks
- Complete Medical Checks
- Receive a PR Visa
Australia Made Simple has an enviable success rate helping Citizens from Iraq Immigrate to the land Down Under.
Timeframe to Immigrate to Australia from Iraq
We anticipate it will take around 12 months from start to finish for a successful application to immigrate to Australia from Iraq.
Author: Alex Mac, Senior Partner, Australia Made Simple
Contact: ONLINE VISA ASSESSMENT