Skillset Australia

SkillSelect Visa Points Test Calculator

This calculator is current to the 2022-23 Skilled Migration program. The current entry-level mark is 65 points

Check out the possibility of obtaining the minimum score on the Points Test for General Skilled Migration visas (subclass 189, 190, 491).

Visa Subclass

Which visa Subclass are you applying for?

You must have an occupation on the MLTSSL
Requires nomination by a State or Territory government.
You must have an occupation on the MLTSSL or STSOL
Requires nomination by a State or Territory government, or sponsorship by a suitable family member.
You must have an occupation on the MLTSSL or STSOL or ROL

Age

Your age at the time of invitation to apply for the visa.

English Language

What are your English Language qualifications at the time of invitation to apply for the visa?

  • Passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Ireland; or
  • IELTS: at least 6 in each component; or
  • OET: at least 'B' in each component; or
  • TOEFL iBT: 12 in Listening, 13 Reading, 21 Writing, 18 Speaking; or
  • PTE Academic: At least 50 in each component; or
  • Cambridge (CAE): At least 169 in each component
  • IELTS: at least 7 in each component; or
  • OET: at least 'B' in each component; or
  • TOEFL iBT: 24 in Listening, 24 Reading, 27 Writing, 23 Speaking; or
  • PTE Academic: At least 65 in each component; or
  • Cambridge (CAE): At least 185 in each component
  • IELTS: at least 8 in each component; or
  • OET: at least 'A' in each component; or
  • TOEFL iBT: 28 in Listening, 29 Reading, 30 Writing, 26 Speaking; or
  • PTE Academic: At least 79 in each component; or
  • Cambridge (CAE): At least 200 in each component

Overseas Work Experience

In the last 10 years, how long have you worked in your nominated skilled occupation or closely related occupation outside Australia?

  • For the employment to be counted it must be at least 20 hours per week for remuneration
  • The maximum points that can be awarded for 'Overseas Work Experience' and 'Australian Work Experience' combined, is 20 points

Australian Work Experience

In the last 10 years, how long have you worked in your nominated skilled occupation or closely related occupation in Australia?

The maximum points that can be awarded for 'Overseas Work Experience' and 'Australian Work Experience' combined, is 20 points

Educational Qualifications

What is your highest qualification?

Australian Educational Qualification

Degree, diploma, advanced diploma or trade qualification from an Australian educational institution which took at least 2 years of full-time study and was taught in English.

Designated regional area study

Did you live and study in a ‘designated regional area’ of Australia and complete a course which meets the ‘Australian study requirement’ at the time of invitation to apply for the visa?

Specialist Educational Qualification

A Masters degree by research or a Doctorate degree from an Australian educational institution that included at least two academic years in a relevant field (Natural and Physical Sciences, Information Technology or Engineering and Related Technologies).

Accredited Community Language

Do you hold any one of the following?

  • Accreditation at the paraprofessional level or above;
  • Certification at the certified provisional level or above;
  • A community language credential

Partner Qualifications

Do you have a partner (spouse or de facto partner) who meets the following criteria?

  • My partner is aged under 45, and
  • My partner has Competent English, and
  • My partner is an applicant of the same subclass of visa as me, and
  • My partner nominated a suitable skilled occupation and obtained a positive skills assessment (that is not for a Subclass 485 visa)
  • I don’t have a spouse or de facto partner, or
  • My partner is an Australian permanent resident or an Australian citizen
  • My partner has Competent English, and
  • My partner is an applicant of the same subclass of visa as me, and
  • My partner is not an Australian permanent resident or an Australian citizen
  • None of the above

Professional Year in Australia

Did you complete a professional year program in Australia in your nominated skilled occupation for at least 12 months in the 48 months immediately before the time of invitation to apply for the visa?