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Chain Migration for South Australia State Sponsorship

Nomination pathway expanded for South Australia

Immigration South Australia introduced a new introduced nomination pathway Chain Migration. Additionally, it allows applicants with an immediate family member permanently residing in South Australia to apply for a state nominated visa.

Consequently, it enables applicants to access occupations on the South Australian Graduate List. Hence,  occupations listed as special conditions apply.

Chain Migration

Requirements for Chain Migration:

To qualify, applicants must:

  • Have completed a Bachelor degree or higher
  • then, meet all DIBP criteria and Immigration South Australia criteria
  • Have 60 points on the DIBP points test.

To qualify, the family member in South Australia must:

  • Be the applicant’s:
    • grandfather
    • grandmother
    • father
    • mother
    • brother
    • sister
    • applicants can still apply if it’s a step or adoptive parent/sibling.
  • Be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian Citizen
  • Finally, have resided in South Australia for the past twelve months.

*Quotas apply. Once reached, no further applications for chain migration will be accepted for the 2014/15 program year.

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