The Australian Home Affairs Department website explains a Permanent Resident of Australia is a non-citizen who holds the permanent visa. A permanent resident is able to live, study and work without restriction in Australia. The 05 primary categories of Australian Permanent Residence visas are valid for a duration of 5 years and with renewal can continue the recipient lifetime.
As the earlier description shows, there are notable advantages to having an Australian PR Visa. Foreign citizens on an Australian PR visa:
Able to live anyplace in Australia
Able to live in Australia permanently
Can study, Work, or travel similar to Australian Citizen
Can Purchase a house
Can Send their children to government schools of Australia without paying fees of an international student
Can Have a path to services of Centrelink government
Can utilize Medicare services of the Government
Bring their next family (spouse and children) with them. These children and spouses have the same benefits as the principal applicant
Notably being an Australian Permanent Resident gives a pathway to becoming an Australian citizen.
These are the 05 principal categories of Permanent Residence Visas of Australia, all of which can be appealed for in Australia or offshore (overseas):
Category 1: Family Visas
Child (Permanent) visa (Subclass 101)
Adoption (Permanent) (Subclass 102) visa
Category 2: Employer Nominated Visas
There are 02 Employer Nominated visas; prominently, the Regional (Subclass 187) visa and the Employer Nominated ( Subclass 186) visa.
Category 3: Skilled Visas
There are 02 major Skilled visas: The Skilled Independent (Subclass 189) visa and the Skilled Nominated (Subclass 190) visa.
Category 4: Business Skilled Migration Visas
For this category, there is Business Talent (Subclass 132) visa.
Category 5: Special Migration (Skilled Talent) Visas
This category of Special visa is for the Distinguished Talent Subclass 124 and Subclass 858 visas.
Several requirements an applicant should meet to be qualified for any of the above Australian Permanent Residence Visas like age, education, work experience, and language abilities.
There is one perspective of all the Australian PR Visas that you will become conscious of and need to follow: If you ever leave the Australia shores, you need to do so with a genuine Resident Return visa. With this visa, you are able to re-enter Australia quickly to continue without failure of your permanent residence.
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