What is the validity of IELTS for Australia Skilled Immigration?

by Amelia Brynlie Blogger, SEO Executive

IELTS General can be extended up to three years for some of the Australia application visa programs. However, IELTS validity is for 2 years only.

Australian Immigration department follows a point based immigration system to invite skilled and qualified workers to come and settle in the country on permanent basis. The visa points are calculated for skill migration visa categories. A minimum of 65 points out of 100 on Australia Point Assessment grid is required for the factors namely age, educational qualification, work experience, language ability and other factors.

Points can be checked using Australia Point Calculator

Language Requirement is an essential factor for Australia Permanent Resident visa because the Australian government wants that people coming to Australia must have the basic language proficiency to sustain themselves in the country.

To apply for Australia PR, an applicant is required to take IELTS and score at least 6 bands in each module of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. However, these points will not give you any additional points score towards overall immigration points. If you want to claim extra points, you are required to score at least IELTS 7 bands in each module of reading, writing, listening and speaking to get 10 additional points and IELTS 8 bands in each module of reading, writing, listening and speaking will give you 20 additional points.

Alternatively there are other language requirement exams that you may take apart from IELTS like PTE Academic that is equally acceptable in Australia. The PTE exam is also valid for two years.

The higher are your immigration points the better will be your chances of receiving ITA from the Australian government.

For more information related to Australian immigration language requirements and eligibility chances, it is advised to connect with visa and immigration experts of Aptech Global by filling the Australia Assessment form. One of the experts will contact you soon to discuss Australia PR query. 

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