Australia Permanent Residency Visa
44 years (running)
Commonly IELTS and PTE are the two most preferred tests for the Purpose of testing language proficiency.
It entirely depends on the skill area under which you are applying but it would be beneficial to have minimum 5 years to gain minimum experience points.
Minimum Diploma level is eligible to apply, However Bachelor and Masters degree carry same points weightage.
10 Points accrue if the skills are from same list ie, Both applicants should be a part of either the Medium to Long term list / Short term skill occupation list.
Under the recently introduced system, Partner can also accrue 5 Points for the Competent IELTS Level of 6 each.
Close blood relatives like brother, sister, aunt, uncle can sponsor. However there are limited skills which may be approved for Family sponsorship. Please contact HeadWest team to know your eligibility.
Spouse and kids under the age of 18 years are included under Family application. If kids are over 18 years they can be considered till 23 years if proven financially dependent on parents and if they are over 23 years they should be having some disability.
Canada Permanent Residency Visa
49 years (running)
67 Points under FSW Visa and CRS ranking out of 1200 Points
IELTS general is applicable for PR Visa filing with and CLB 9 level is most sought after with 7778 score (8 in listening, 7 each in Speaking/Reading/Writing).
For good CRS score 3 plus years experience is ideal.
Minimum Diploma level is eligible to apply, However Masters degree or Phd carry extra points and can be the main difference for getting an ITA (Invitation To Apply).
Partner can get 5 extra points on FSW Points for English proficiency and also contribute on CRS profiling through overall profile
2 years stay in the province is required.
Spouse and kids under the age of 18 years are included under Family application.
Close blood relatives like brother, sister, aunt, uncle can sponsor. It can add 15 Points on the CRS tally.