Immigrate to Australia from Sierra Leone
Immigration to Australia from Sierra Leone 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 Sierra Leone now call Australia their permanent home.
Reasons to Immigrate to Australia from Sierra Leone
There are many reasons to Immigrate to Australia from Sierra Leone 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 Sierra Leone.
Australian Immigration has a non-discrimination policy. This means that applicants from Sierra Leone are treated fairly, and with the same respect as applicants from every other Country in the World.
How to Immigrate out of Sierra Leone to Australia
There are a range of Australia Visas available to Citizens of Sierra Leone moving to Australia, ranging from Employer Sponsored Visas through to the Skilled Migration subclass 189, 190 and 491 Visas.
Most applicants from Sierra Leone to Australia are searching Australian Permanent Residency Visas
The 189 and 190 visa classes are available to Citizens of Sierra Leone providing they meet certain strict requirements and score the requisite number of points. The minimum points score for applicants from Sierra Leone is 65.
189 and 190 Visa Holders from Sierra Leone 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 Sierra Leone Get an Australian Citizenship
189 and 190 visa holders from Sierra Leone 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 Sierra Leone who must be aged under 45 and hold a skills assessment.
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Sierra Leone (/siˌɛrə liˈoʊn(i)/ (listen), also UK: /siˌɛərə -/, US: /ˌsɪərə -/), officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, informally Salone, is a country on the southwest coast of West Africa. It is bordered by Liberia to the southeast and Guinea to the northeast. Sierra Leone has a tropical climate, with a diverse environment ranging from savanna to rainforests, and a total area of 71,740 km2 (27,699 sq mi) and a population of 7,075,641 as of the 2015 census. The capital and largest city is Freetown, and the country is divided into five administrative regions, which are further subdivided into sixteen districts.
How to Immigrate to Australia from Sierra Leone
- 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 Sierra Leone Immigrate to the land Down Under.
Timeframe to Immigrate to Australia from Sierra Leone
We anticipate it will take around 12 months from start to finish for a successful application to immigrate to Australia from Sierra Leone.
Author: Alex Mac, Senior Partner, Australia Made Simple
Contact: ONLINE VISA ASSESSMENT