The startup of the new year 2019, Australia will come up with the set of new changes towards the immigration programs. there will be several major shake-ups in the coming months which could affect the migrants who are planning to apply for Australian immigration.
1. Australian Taxation Office will match the text records of employer-sponsored migrants
The immigration department of Australia will now work together with Australian taxation office (ATO) to match the tax file numbers of previous migrants under visa subclass 457 and 482 with current tax records.
This is one of the ways to ensure the migrants are being paid at their nominated salary level as per the Australian’s minimum payment rates.
2. South Australia will now set to start up the trail for the new pilot visa program designed to attract startup entrepreneurs.
the good thing about this new “Start-up-visa” its requirements to apply is low as compared to the other business and innovation subclass visa 188. although to apply for 188 visa applicant will require to demonstrate a minimum of $200,000 to qualify and requires to score good IELTS score. This is not valid now for new “Start-up visa” an applicant will only need to score an average of 5 bands in IELTS.
3. The Australian PR processing time may be longer now!!
As per the latest update, the partner visa sponsorship will now need to be approved before an application can be lodged. the applicants applying of Australia partner visa sponsorship programs will now have to go through tougher character and history assessments. The immigration authority of Australia has confirmed that this may take longer time for the processing of Australia Partner visa than earlier.
4. the funds and requirements for international students evidence may increase
the evidence of funds for the overseas students studying in Australia may increase in 2019, where the applicants now needing to demonstrate approximately $20,290 to the Australian immigration department.
Also if the applicants want to bring the partner to Australia it will add with additional chances of $7,100 and for a chile sum of $3,040 will be the additional charges.