Australian Immigration News

English Test for Citizenship

​I​n April 2017, the Australian Government proposed replacing the requirement of ‘basic’ proficiency​ ​in English with ‘competent’ proficiency in English as a criterion for citizenship.​ ​ Australia Iran Migration Consultants Association​ ​​has prepared the attached submission regarding strengthening the test for Australian Citizenship​. The submission has already been sent to the Department​. The management committee of the Association has decided to send a copy

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AIMCA Hosts Inaugural Meeting

Australian Iran Migration Consultants Associate (AIMCA) held their first public meeting on Tuesday 16 September 2015 at the Australian Iranian Community Organisation, Kendal Street,  Harris Park, NSW from 3pm – 6.45pm. Engineers Australia Presentation The meeting began with a presentation from Guo Hongwei and lead migration field assessor concerning the Migration Skills Assessment program and its associated policies. The presenter gave an in depth

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Iranian Student Visa Changes

As of 1st of July 2015 , new application lodged for Student Visas in Iran will be processed at the Australian Embassy in Tehran . From this date applications must be lodged by courier or registered mail at: Street address Australian Embassy Tehran No. 2, 23rd Street Khaled Eslamboli Ave. Tehran 1513934113, Iran Postal address Australian Embassy Tehran P.O. Box 15875-4334 Abas Abad Tehran

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Changes to English language test

From 18 April 2015, minimum English language test scores for the Skilled – Recognised Graduate (subclass 476) and Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visas will change. If you lodge an application for either of these visas on or after 18 April, you must provide evidence of having achieved one of the following in a test taken in the three years immediately prior to lodging your

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Latest News from the Department

Australian Immigration law is constantly changing and It is vital for anyone who is involved with migration industry to have access to up to date and accurate information. If you are re looking for latest the immigration news on Australia’s migration programmes,we are pleased to bring you the latest news from the Department of Immigration and border Protection.The news on this page is automatically synchronised with the

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457 to Boost Integrity

The Government will act on recommendations of a recent independent review of the 457 visa programme to strengthen integrity, ensure that Australian workers have priority and support employers with genuine skill shortages. The Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, commissioned the review in 2014. The panel was tasked with examining compliance within the 457 programme by sponsors of

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New Work and Holiday Visa

On 18 March 2015, Australia and Vietnam signed a Work and Holiday Memorandum of Understanding, establishing a reciprocal Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462) arrangement between our two countries. This arrangement will allow up to 200 young adults from Vietnam and up to 200 young adults from Australia to enjoy a holiday in each other’s country, during which they can undertake short term work and

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