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Online Points Test for Skilled Migration

The general skilled migration self-assessment test is a useful way to calculate your likely score in the Skilled Migration Points test.

The points test applies to Skilled Points Tested Migration applicants from 1 January 2013.

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Visa Subclass

Which of the following subclasses are you applying for?
Skilled Independent Subclass 189 - no sponsorship required. You must have an occupation on the new Skilled Occupations List. Check the Skilled Independent page for more details.
Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 - requires nomination by a State or Territory Government. You must have an occupation on the Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List (CSOL). See the Skilled Nominated page for more details.
Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subclass 489 - requires sponsorship by a relative living in a designated area or a state or territory government. For further details see the Skilled Nominated or Sponsored page.
Score: 0

Age

Which age band do you fit into?
Score: Not Met

English Language Ability

How would you rate your English language ability?
Competent English:
  • 6+ in all 4 components of IELTS or
  • passport from UK, USA, Ireland, Canada or NZ
Proficient English:
  • 7+ in all 4 components of IELTS or
  • OET B Pass
Superior English:
  • 8+ in all 4 components of IELTS or
  • OET A Pass
Less than competent English
Score: Not Met

Australian Educational Qualification

Have you met the requirements for the award of degree, diploma, advanced diploma or trade qualification(s) which took at least 2 years of full-time study in Australia at an Australian institution, which are relevant to your nominated occupation and which were taught in English?
Yes: Degree, diploma advanced diploma or trade qualification(s) taking at least 2 years of full-time study in Australia.
No
Score: 0

Study in Regional Australia or a Low Population Growth Area

Have you
- Met the requirements for the award of degree, diploma, advanced diploma or trade qualification(s); AND
- The qualification(s) were not in English language proficiency; AND
- The qualification(s) took at least 2 years of full-time study in Australia; AND
- The qualification(s) were taught in English; AND
- The campus of your institution is in a regional or low population growth area; AND
- You have spent at least 2 years living in the regional or low population growth area; AND
- You did not complete the qualification(s) via distance education?
Yes.
No
Score: 0

Professional Year

Have you completed a Professional Year in Australia in your occupation following your studies - currently available for accountants, engineers and IT professionals:
Yes.
No
Score: 0

Qualifications

What is your highest Qualification?
20: Recognised PhD (Doctorate)
15: Recognised Bachelor degree or higher
10: Recognised Trade Qualification including
  • Diploma or Trade Certificate completed at an Australian educational institution
  • Other award or qualification recognised by the skills assessing authority
0: No Recognised Qualifications
Score: 0

Overseas Work Experience

Thinking about your work experience overseas, in the last 10 years, how long have you worked in your nominated occupation or closely related skilled occupation:
8 Years or more
5 Years or more
3 Years or more
Less than 3 years
Score: 0

Australian Work Experience

Thinking about your work experience in Australia, in the last 10 years, how long have you worked in your nominated occupation or closely related skilled occupation:
8 Years or more
5 Years or more
3 Years or more
1 Year or more
Less than one year
Score: 0

Partner Skill Qualifications

Check any boxes which apply to your partner or spouse
My partner is aged under 50
My partner has competent English ability
My partner can pass skills assessment in an occupation on the applicable Skilled Occupations List for my subclass.
Score: 0

Designated Language

Do any of the following apply to you?
I am accredited as a para-professional interpreter or translator (level 2) by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters
None of the above
Score: 0

Skilled Migration Points Test Results

Your score is:

As the pass mark for

Skilled migration can be complex, so we recommend that you contact us to check your likely eligibility for skilled migration before you proceed with an application.

In particular, each skills assessing authority has different criteria in determining whether your skills are suitable for migration to Australia. We are familiar with the procedures of the main skills assessing authorities, and would be happy to advise you further as to your best course of action. We can also prepare and lodge applications for skilled migration on behalf of clients.

If you would like us to check your likely eligibility for skilled migration or if you would like us to assist you with your application, please send us an email inquiry. We will then provide you with a comprehensive preliminary assessment of your likely eligibility for skilled migration, and can discuss with you the best way to proceed with your application.