Immigrate to Australia from Switzerland
Immigration to Australia from Switzerland 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 Switzerland now call Australia their permanent home.
Reasons to Immigrate to Australia from Switzerland
There are many reasons to Immigrate to Australia from Switzerland 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 Switzerland.
Australian Immigration has a non-discrimination policy. This means that applicants from Switzerland are treated fairly, and with the same respect as applicants from every other Country in the World.
How to Immigrate out of Switzerland to Australia
There are a range of Australia Visas available to Citizens of Switzerland moving to Australia, ranging from Employer Sponsored Visas through to the Skilled Migration subclass 189, 190 and 491 Visas.
Most applicants from Switzerland to Australia are searching Australian Permanent Residency Visas
The 189 and 190 visa classes are available to Citizens of Switzerland providing they meet certain strict requirements and score the requisite number of points. The minimum points score for applicants from Switzerland is 65.
189 and 190 Visa Holders from Switzerland 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 Switzerland Get an Australian Citizenship
189 and 190 visa holders from Switzerland 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 Switzerland who must be aged under 45 and hold a skills assessment.
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Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state situated in the confluence of western, central, and southern Europe.[note 4] It is a federal republic composed of 26 cantons, with federal authorities seated in Bern.[note 1] Switzerland is a landlocked country bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. It is geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura, spanning a total area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi), and land area of 39,997 km2 (15,443 sq mi). While the Alps occupy the greater part of the territory, the Swiss population of approximately 8.5 million is concentrated mostly on the plateau, where the largest cities are located, among them the two global cities and economic centres of Zürich and Geneva.
How to Immigrate to Australia from Switzerland
- 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 Switzerland Immigrate to the land Down Under.
Timeframe to Immigrate to Australia from Switzerland
We anticipate it will take around 12 months from start to finish for a successful application to immigrate to Australia from Switzerland.
Author: Alex Mac, Senior Partner, Australia Made Simple
Contact: ONLINE VISA ASSESSMENT