What are the language benchmarks for Permanent Residency Australia?

by Abhinav Immigration Services Digital Marketing Executive
If Australia is where you have set your heart in, then you have made the right choice. A nation that has been home to thousands of migrants who set foot here, in search of employment opportunities, a high standard of living along with a safe and secure environment for their children, Australia has never disappointed its immigrants. 

After all, due to this incoming flow of migrants, Australia has become a global, multicultural and cosmopolitan hub for many, who have left their homes behind, to arrive on a land that gives their dreams and aspirations wings to fly. If you have the potential, work experience and skills to contribute to the well being and economic prosperity and development of a nation, then permanent residency Australia is just the right pathway tailored to suit your comfort and desire for a better and quality living. 

As a skilled professional immigrating to Australia, you must know that majority of the migrants settle in the beautifully endowed Australian cities of Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne. The presence of these temporary and permanent residents, add to the enrichment of the Australian community by bringing along their work culture, talent, uniqueness, and values along with them, thereby benefitting the country socially, politically and economically. But since skilled worker pathways like Australia Skilled Independent (Subclass 189) visa or Australia Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190) are point tested to be eligible to apply for permanent residency Australia you will be required to score 65 or more Australia PR points on the point system. 

Whereas Subclass 189 is purely point driven based on profile factors of the prospective candidate such as age, work experience, educational qualifications, as well as other additional adaptability requirements, it differs from Subclass 190 Skilled Nominated visa. Under Subclass 190, based on your chosen occupation on the updated skilled occupation list Australia, you are nominated by an Australian state or territory agency for Invitation to Apply for permanent residency Australia.
But one deciding factor that determines your permanent residency Australia are the language requirements or your proficiency in English. The tests accepted by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) are the foreign Language internet-based test known as TOEFL or iBT, Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE), Occupational English Test (OET), Cambridge and IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

IELTS has four parts namely Listening (30 minutes), Reading (60 minutes), Writing (60 minutes), Speaking (11–14 minutes), making the total test a duration of 2 hours and 45 minutes. PTE Academic has three main parts which are Speaking and writing (77 to 93 minutes), Reading (32 to 41 minutes) and Listening (45 to 57 minutes. 
The IELTS system of language test utilizes the 9-band scoring system for measuring and report the test scores in a steady way. For them, the applicant receives individual band scores in the areas of Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking along with an overall Band Score on a band scale ranging from one to nine.

These tests require you to be proficient in all aspects of English language as it your IELTS scores are mandatory, when you apply for a job in an Australian company, or with an Australian employer. These tests are valid and will be accepted by the Australian Department of Immigration up to 3 years before the application submission.

To know more about the language benchmarks for permanent residency Australia, you can get in contact with our registered immigration experts. 

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