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How to apply for an Australian visa

How to apply for an Australian visa

 

This blog post shall be helpful to all applicants who are eligible to apply for an Australian visa in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain or Qatar. It will introduce you to the procedures involved in the visa application process.

Here’s how to apply for an Australian Visa

Step 1

Select a visa subclass which is appropriate for the purpose of your travel to Australia and download the relevant visa application form.

Step 2

Your visa application may require supporting documentation. For a list of supporting documentation required for your visa, see checklists provided under Visa Types. Gather all required supporting documentation for your application.

To avoid delays all supporting documentation should be submitted at the time of application.

Step 3

Organize payment of the visa fees:

Mode of Payment

Visa Fees are payable in Cash or Credit Card in United Arab Emirates

Visa Fees are payable by Credit Card only in KSA, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman

Important Note: Effective 16 April 2017, the mode of Visa fee payment in Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman will be payable only through Credit Card. Payments through Demand Drafts will be acceptable until 13 April 2017 only.

Step 4

The prior online appointment for application submission is a mandatory requirement. Schedule an Appointment to visit the AVAC in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain or Qatar and lodge your application and submit your biometrics.

Important note for visa applicants:

 

To make a valid application, applicants must lodge a complete and signed application form for the appropriate visa class, pay the appropriate visa application charge. Application forms for persons aged less than 18 years must be signed by a parent or legal guardian.

All supporting documents and information should be submitted together with the application. Any documents that are not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation.

To avoid possible delays, you should include all relevant information and additional documentation in support of your application at the time of lodgement (Documents required see the checklist available under the relevant visa category).

If you do not provide all the specified documentation at the time you lodge your application a decision may be made on the basis of the available information. Australian migration legislation permits a decision to be taken at any time after the application has been lodged.

Apply early and travel on time!

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How to Migrate to Canada from Saudi Arabia

Canada’s high availability of jobs, great family-policies for immigrants and high quality of life, many citizens of Saudi Arabia have preferred to settle in Canada over the past decade.

Read along to know more about how you can migrate to Canada from Saudi Arabia in 2021 in this blog.

What is the Canada PR visa?

Canada’s permanent residency is one of the most commonly applied visas. This visa comes with a validity of 5 years and can be applied by skilled professionals.

Unlike the Saudi work permit that demands a job offer, a Canada PR visa doesn’t demand a job offer while applying.

What are the benefits of a Canada Immigration visa from Saudi Arabia?

The five different benefits of moving to Canada for Saudi Citizens are:

Family Benefits with canada permanent residence

  • Free education for kids up to adulthood
  • Free healthcare for the entire family
  • Right to sponsor parents or grandparents after you settle

No Restriction of Employment

  • In Canada, you can enjoy permanent residency even without a job.
  • The spouse also gets the right to work full-time in any company.
  • You can switch between jobs and change companies as per your desire.

No Racial Discrimination

  • Canada promotes diversity and gives equal respect to all religions.
  • No matter which nationality you represent or what religion you follow, the country lets you dwell in peace, without any discrimination.

Quick Citizenship Canada

  • Migrating to Canada can get your Canadian citizenship only in 3 years. Your child born during your phase of permanent residency, is given the status of natural citizenship.

Trade Relations

  • As Canada imports oil from Saudi Arabia, the countries share good trade relations with each other. Saudi Arabia represents Canada’s second-largest trading partner in the Middle East.
  • Hence, candidates who possess work experience from Saudi are often regarded as assets or Canada’s ambassador to the Canadian economy.

What are the possible visa categories of Canada from Saudi Arabia?

To move to Canada from Saudi Arabia as temporary foreign worker or temporary resident, you can find many visa categories:

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program (Express Entry)
  • Provincial Nominee Programs
  • Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program
  • Quebec Skilled Worker Visa Program

Other Visa Programs:

  1. Business Visa

This Canada visa category is for professionals who are in a plan of setting up a business in Canada. The subcategories of the visa are:

  • Quebec Business Immigration Program
  • Startup Visa Program
  • Immigrants Investor Venture Capital Pilot (IIVC) Program
  • Business, Entrepreneur and Investment Programs (PNP categories)
  1. Study Visa

If you are aiming to study in a Canadian government institution, then you can apply for this visa. The Canadian Study visa helps you to get an education from top universities by providing enough proof of funds to reside and tuition fees.

  1. Super Visa for Parents and Grandparents

On this visa, your parents or grandparents can live with you in Canada for the long term and enjoy several benefits of Canadian permanent residence.

Are there any eligibility requirements for Canadian immigration?

Yes, here’s a list of the eligibility requirements:

  • Your age at the time of application must not be more than 44 years (younger to claim points).
  • You must be a graduate from a recognized University while applying for canadian immigration.
  • You must have at least 1 year of work experience.
  • You must be able to pass the IELTS examination with at least CLB 7.
  • You must be financially stable to manage your and your family’s stay in Canada.
  • You must be of sound health and moral character before you are ready for canadian immigration.
  • You must be able to score 67 points for all factors that are considered by Canada Express Entry.

If you fail to prove your eligibility under the Canada point’s calculator, then you may not be able to move ahead.

How Can You Immigrate to Canada from Saudi Arabia?

Express Entry Pathway is the best way to migrate to Canada from Saudi Arabia. Just follow these 5 steps:

Step 1: Complete your Language Test

You must have an IELTS Score of minimum 5 to be eligible for Express Entry Canada.

Step 2: Get your ECA Report

All your Educational Transcripts must undergo an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA). This is a mandatory requirement for applicants who have completed their education outside Canada.

Applicants who are applying for the Federal Skilled Worker Program or the Canada Experience Class (CEC) Program, do not require ECA Reports.

Step 3: Determine your Express Entry Eligibility

The first step to creating your profile is to check whether your occupation is listed in the NOC List. Your occupation profile has to be under the O,A or B category.

A candidate must then score a minimum of 67 points in the WES assessment to be eligible to apply for Express Entry.

Step 4: Create your Express Entry Profile

Fill in all your details accurately and select the program you’re interested in.

Ensure that you’re eligible for the program you have selected to avoid rejection and file your Expression of Interest (EOI).

Step 5: Submit your PR Application

Submit your PR Application after reviewing all your details. Keep in mind that all the details here will be verified by the IRCC and it needs to be accurate.

Wait to receive your ITA (Invitation to Apply) to finalize your application.

At Infinity Worldwide Consultants, we have nearly a decade of experience with handling PR Applications. If you want to know more about the application process, you can book a free consultation with us.

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