Australia Immigration Points Calculator 2018

Applicants intending to obtain an Australian Permanent Residency through subclass 189subclass 190 or subclass 489 visa must score overall 65 points (w.e.f July 1, 2018) under a points-based test. These points are allotted for parameters like age, qualification, skilled employment experience (relevant employment), English language skills, and certain other aspects.

Age

Maximum 30 points for age

AGE POINTS
18-24 Years25 points
25-32 Years30 points
33-39 Years25 points
40-44 Years15 points
45-49 Years0 points

Education

Maximum 20 points for education

EDUCATION SPECIFICATION POINTS
Doctorate from an Australian educational institution or other doctorates of a recognized standard20 points
At least a bachelor’s degree from an Australian educational institution or other degrees of a recognized standard15 points
Diploma or trade qualification completed in Australia10 points
An award or qualification recognized by the assessing authority in the assessment of the skilled occupation10 points
One or more degrees, diplomas or trade qualifications awarded by an Australian educational institution and meet the Australian study requirement5 points

Relevant Employment Experience

Maximum 20 points for relevant employment experience
Experience within Australia

EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCEPOINTS
Experience of at least one year but less than three years (within past 10 years)5 points
Experience of at least three years but less than five years (within past 10 years)10 points
Experience of at least five years but less than eight years (within past 10 years)15 points
Experience of at least eight to 10 years (within past 10 years)20 points

Overseas Experience

Maximum 15 points for Overseas Experience

OVERSEAS EXPERIENCEPOINTS
Experience of at least three years but less than five years (within past 10 years)5 points
Experience of at least five years but less than eight years (within past 10 years)10 points
Experience of at least eight to 10 years (within past 10 years)15 points

English Language Skills

Maximum 20 points for English language skills

COMMUNICATION SKILLSPOINTS
Superior English20 points
Proficient English10 points
Competent English0 points

Other Factors

Maximum 10 points Depending on below factors

OTHER FACTORSPOINTS
Nomination by state/territory government (subclass 190 only)5 points
Nomination by state/territory government or sponsorship by an eligible family member to live and work in regional Australia (subclass 489 only)10 points
Credentialed community language qualifications ( accredited by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI)5 points
Study and adaptability of a low population growth metropolitan area of Australia5 points
Partner skills relate to the eligibility requirements (eligible only if your partner is being included in the application)5 points