Australia follows a point based immigration system in which language requirement is one of the factor that constitutes overall point score. In order to apply for Australia PR under skilled migration visa, you need to score a minimum of 60 points. The points are calculated based on Age, Educational Qualification, Work Experience, Relevant Skills, Language abilities and Other factors.
English Language requirement is one of the key factors to apply for Australian Permanent Residency. If you are planning to migrate Australia as a skilled migrant then you have to sit for the English language test as it is mandatory.
However, if you don’t wish to take IELTS, Here are possible options:
- There is no need to show English proficiency, If you are sponsored by an Australian citizen/Australia Permanent Resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen as a family member or If you are in a relationship with an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
- If your spouse is primary applicant in the Australia PR application, there is no requirement to give IELTS or any other language test.
- If a child dependent (below 18 years) is included in the visa application then there is no need to sit for English language proficiency test.
- You may opt for other language requirement test like: PTE, TOEFL or Cambridge instead of IELTS. These are equally acceptable in Australian organizations, universities and immigration department of Australia.
To know your further chances of getting Australia PR, Contact Permits and Visas Dubai which can clear your doubts regarding the whole Australian Permanent Residency or Australia Immigration process.