3 Top reasons to Apply Australia PR as an IT Professional This Year

3 Top reasons to Apply Australia PR as an IT Professional This Year

Australia ranks as the 7th best country in the world to live, based on overall ranking parameters. It is also the seventh-best country to get a citizenship as per the recent best country survey conducted by US News and World Report. Australia ranksamong the top 10 countries based on most of the best country survey parameters.

Hence, if you are planning to move abroad, you have enough reasons to choose Australia as the country to apply for a permanent residence visa. However, if you are an IT professional, you have even more reasons to apply Australia PR visa this year. Lets take a look at three of these reasons.

  1. Australia to allocate extra immigration points to STEM Graduates

The forthcoming immigration point system changes will benefit the STEM (Science, Technology, and Engineering and Mathematics)graduates. From November 16, 2019, the Department of Home Affairs, Australia, will allocate STEM graduates extraimmigration points for STEM education.

Hence, if you have an education as well as experienced in the technology occupation, you have a great chance of winning the invitation to apply for Australia PR visa with a decent point score.

Also, read- Its Best Time to Apply PR Visa in Canada or Australia if you are a STEM Graduate!

  1. Occupation Ceilings for IT- Occupations

The demand for skilled and talented IT professionals always remains on the higher side in Australia. Hence, the program year 2019-20 is no exception to the same. Australia has recently announced its Occupation ceilings for 2019-2020 program year.

The Occupation ceiling of the key IT occupations, i.e. Software and Applications Programmers, Database and Systems Administrators and ICT Security Specialists, ICT Business and Systems Analysts, Computer Network Professionals, etc. is quite high in this program year.

For instance, Software and Applications Programmers have a ceiling limit of 8,748, which means that many IT professionals can be accepted for this particular occupation. Similarly, other IT occupations also have a considerably high ceiling limit, i.e. Database and Systems Administrators and ICT Security Specialists, Computer Network Professionals.

Also, read- Australia has announced the Occupation Ceilings for 2019-20 Program Year

Occupation Ceilings for IT Occupations- 2019-2020

Occupation ID Description Occupation Ceiling Value 2019-20 Invitations to 11/07/2019
2611 ICT Business and Systems Analysts* 2,587 79
2612 Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers 1,000 7
2613 Software and Applications Programmers* 8,748 265
2621 Database and Systems Administrators and ICT Security Specialists 2,887 34
2631 Computer Network Professionals* 2,553 77


Great chance to get selected in Skill Select Invitation round

The applicants of skilled migration visa submit their EOI (Expression of Interest) profile in the online Skill Select system as the first step to apply for PR visa in Australia. The minimum point score to get Australia PR invitation from DHA was 80 points for most of the IT occupation, in the latest Skill Select Invitation rounds of June and July 2019.

With the new point system applicable with effect from November 16, 2019, it wont be difficult for you as an IT professional to achieve this point score and subsequently, get the Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Australian permanent residency.

Call expert to apply and get Australia PR visa this year

If you wish to apply and get Australia PR this year as an IT professional, you may get in touch with qualified immigration experts at Visas Avenue for complete visa process assistance. Visas Avenue is a top and registered Visa Consultancy for Australia, associated with MARA members.The VA team provides complete assistance to the applicants immigrating to Australia on Skilled PR visa, visit visa, family-sponsored visa, etc. Visas Avenue, every year helps a huge number of visa applicants to apply and get Australian visa approvals in a quick time.

To start your Australia immigration process at the earliest, you may call, Visas Avenue immigration experts on Toll-Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Moreover, to get your eligibility checked and subsequently, receive a call from the expert, you may fill the free assessment form.