Immigrate to Australia from South Africa
Immigration to Australia from South Africa 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 South Africa now call Australia their permanent home.
Reasons to Immigrate to Australia from South Africa
There are many reasons to Immigrate to Australia from South Africa 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 South Africa.
Australian Immigration has a non-discrimination policy. This means that applicants from South Africa are treated fairly, and with the same respect as applicants from every other Country in the World.
How to Immigrate out of South Africa to Australia
There are a range of Australia Visas available to Citizens of South Africa moving to Australia, ranging from Employer Sponsored Visas through to the Skilled Migration subclass 189, 190 and 491 Visas.
Most applicants from South Africa to Australia are searching Australian Permanent Residency Visas
The 189 and 190 visa classes are available to Citizens of South Africa providing they meet certain strict requirements and score the requisite number of points. The minimum points score for applicants from South Africa is 65.
189 and 190 Visa Holders from South Africa 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 South Africa Get an Australian Citizenship
189 and 190 visa holders from South Africa 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 South Africa who must be aged under 45 and hold a skills assessment.
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South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. It is bounded to the south by 2,798 kilometres (1,739 mi) of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans; to the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe; and to the east and northeast by Mozambique and Eswatini (Swaziland); and it surrounds the enclaved country of Lesotho. South Africa is the largest country in Southern Africa and the 25th-largest country in the world by land area and, with over 57 million people, is the world’s 24th-most populous nation. It is the southernmost country on the mainland of the Old World or the Eastern Hemisphere. About 80 percent of South Africans are of Bantu ancestry, divided among a variety of ethnic groups speaking different African languages, nine of which have official status. The remaining population consists of Africa’s largest communities of European, Asian (Indian), and multiracial (Coloured) ancestry.
How to Immigrate to Australia from South Africa
- 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 South Africa Immigrate to the land Down Under.
Timeframe to Immigrate to Australia from South Africa
We anticipate it will take around 12 months from start to finish for a successful application to immigrate to Australia from South Africa.
Author: Alex Mac, Senior Partner, Australia Made Simple
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