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Points for Age

Age at time of application              Points
18-24 (inclusive)                             25
25-32 (inclusive)                             30
33-39 (inclusive)                             25
40-44 (inclusive)                             15
45-49 (inclusive)                             0

Points for English Language Ability
English Language Ability                                                                                                                          Points        

Superior English - Person has a score of 8.0 or more in the English Language Testing                                                        System (IELTS) in each of the four test components.                               20

Proficient English -Person has a score of 7 or more in the English Language Testing                             System (IELTS) in each of the four test components.                                                        10

Competent English - Person has a score of 6 or more in the English Language Testing                           System (IELTS) in each of the four test components.                                                         0
Points for Skilled Employment

Only 20 points can be awarded for any combination of overseas and Australian skilled employment.
Points for Australian Employment in nominated skilled occupation or a closely related occupation
 

Work experience                                                                      Points
At least eight and up to 10 years (of past 10 years).                     20
At least five but less than eight years (of past 10 years).               15
At least three but less than five years (of past 10 years).               10
At least one but less than three years (of past 10 years).               5


Points for Educational Qualifications
Qualification                                                                                                                                                                  Points
Doctorate from an Australian educational institution or other Doctorate of a recognised standard.       20

At least a Bachelor degree, including a Bachelor degree with Honours or Masters, from an Australian educational institution or other degree of a recognised standard.                                                    15

Diploma or trade qualification or other qualification completed in Australia, or qualification or award         of recognised standard.                                                                                                              10

Points for Australian Study Requirements
Criteria:                                                                                                                                  Points
One or more degrees, diplomas or trade qualifications awarded by an Australian educational              institution and meet the Australian Study Requirement.                                                                  5

Points for Credentialed Community Language Qualifications
Criteria:                                                                                                                                  Points
You can receive five points for credentialed community language at the time you are invited to apply. Credentialed community langue is accredited by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI).                                                                                                                     5


Points for Study in a Regional Area of Australia
Criteria:                                                                                                                                  Points
You can receive five points if you meet the Australian Study Requirement to have lived and studied in regional Australia or a low population growth metropolitan area at the time you are invited to apply.     5

Points for Partner Skill Qualifications
Criteria:                                                                                                                                  Points
You can receive five points if your partner meets requirements at the time you are invited to apply  relating to:
 Age;
 English Language Ability;
 A suitable skills assessment in a nominated occupation on the same Skilled Occupation List used          for your application.
You cannot receive these points if your partner is not included on your visa application, or if they               are an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident.                                                          5                                                                

Points for Professional Year in Australia for at least 12 months in the four years before the day you were invited
Points for Professional Year in Australia
Criteria:                                                                                                                                 Points
You can receive five points for having completed a Professional Year in Australia in the                        four years before you are invited to apply.
Your Professional Year course must have been in your nominated skilled occupation or a closely           related skilled occupation. The course must have lasted for a period totalling at least 12 months.       5

Points for Nomination by State or Territory Government or Sponsorship by an Eligible Family Member, to reside and work in a specified/designated area (visa subclass 489 only)
Points for Nomination by State or Territory Government or Sponsorship by an Eligible Family Member
Criteria:                                                                                                                                  Points
Nomination by a state or territory government under a State Migration Plan, or sponsorship                    by an eligible relative, to a regional area for the purposes of a subclass 489 application.                    10

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This point's calculator should be used as a guide only. The calculator gives you an indication of whether you will be eligible for migration under the Skilled Migration Program; it does not guarantee that you will succeed in an application for migration to Australia. There are other criteria that an applicant must meet as well as the points test. Universal Migration does not guarantee that you will eligible for any visa under the General Skilled Categories if you achieve the current pass mark by using this points test calculator.