PR Points Table

Check whether you are eligible to apply for the permanent residency:

Points you can get for your age

AgePoints
Between 18 and 24 years25
Between 25 and 32 years30
Between 33 and 39 years25
Between 40 and 44 years15

Points you can get for your education

LevelPoints
Doctorate20
Masters or Bachelors15
Diploma10

Points you can get for holding a qualification from Australia

RequirementPoints
Meet the Australian study requirement (have studied in Australia for at least 2 years)5

Points you can get for holding a specialist education qualification

RequirementPoints
Master degree (by research) or a Doctorate degree from Australian institution10

Points you can get for completing a professional year

RequirementPoints
Completion of a Professional year program5

Points you can get for having a relevant work experience

Years of experiencePoints
a)    In Australia:
Less than a year0
At least a year5
At least 3 years10
At least 5 years15
At least 8 years20
b)    Outside Australia:
Less than 3 years0
At least 3 years5
At least 5 years10
At least 8 years15

Points you can get for having fluency in English

English skillPoints
Competent English (at least 50 in each band in PTE Academic)0
Proficient English (at least 65 in each band in PTE Academic)10
Superior English (at least 79 in each band in PTE Academic)20

Points you can get for holding qualification in a credentialled community language

RequirementPoints
Hold a CCL qualification5

Points you can get for studying in regional area

RequirementPoints
Completed a course in regional Australian institution5

Points you can get from your partner skills

RequirementPoints
Your partner must also be an applicant of this visa and has a competent English5
Your partner must also be an applicant of this visa and meet age, English and skill criteria10
You are single10

Points you can get if you get an invitation from an Australian state

RequirementPoints
You were invited to apply for Skilled – nominated (subclass 190) visa5

For more info, please visit Department of Home Affairs website.

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