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Migrants

SkillSelect

An online service that enables skilled workers interested in migrating to Australia to record their details to be considered for a skilled visa through an Expression of Interest (EOI).

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Visa Finder

Helps you find the Australian visa most likely to meet your specific circumstances. It includes the most common Australian visas, but does not include every visa.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Workers - visas and immigration information

Provides information on visa options available for skilled workers who want to either work temporarily or migrate to Australia.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Adult migrant English program (AMEP)

Provides up to 510 hours of free English lessons to eligible adult migrants and humanitarian entrants.

Department of Industry

Applying for citizenship

Provides information for people considering applying for Australian citizenship. There are a number of different application options with different eligibility requirements.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Assessment subsidy for overseas-trained professionals

The Assessment Subsidy for Overseas Trained Professionals program (ASDOT) assists financially disadvantaged, overseas trained professionals. It provides financial support to cover the cost of assessments and/or examinations which must be passed to qualify for employment in certain professions in Australia.

Department of Industry

Australian Skills Recognition Information (ASRI)

Designed to assist skilled workers migrating to or temporarily working in Australia. ASRI helps you find out how to get a skills assessment for your nominated occupation including educational qualifications, skills or experience that you have gained overseas.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Choose Australia

Information for people considering migrating to Australia.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Citizenship wizard

Provides information about what to do and how to apply for Australian citizenship, based on your answers to a series of questions.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Compliance - Working legally in Australia

Provides information and links on immigration compliance programs for Working legally in Australia, Visa holders, Asylum seekers arriving by boat and the Dob-in service.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

DoctorConnect

DoctorConnect provides a starting point for both overseas trained doctors (OTDs) who may be considering work in Australia and employers seeking to recruit them.

Department of Health

Family members

Provides information on migration options for fiancés, partners, children, parents and other family members of Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Migration agents

You do not need to use a migration agent to lodge any kind of visa application or asylum claim. However, if you do not feel confident in lodging an application, or if your case is complex, you may want to use a migration agent to help you.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

My Language : Public directory

MyLanguage provides access to resources including search engines, web directories, government websites, online dictionaries and syndicated news for multicultural Australians. My Language is a joint partnership between the state and territory libraries of NSW, QLD, SA, VIC, WA, NT and ACT.

State Library of Victoria

Onshore protection

Offers migration information for asylum seekers who have entered Australia, either without a visa or as temporary entrants.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Overseas driver licences

Provides information for drivers wishing to exchange their overseas licence for an Australian driving licence.

Austroads

Permanent migrants or temporary visitors tax file number application

If you are a temporary visitor or permanent migrant, you can apply for a tax file number (TFN) online. Applications can be made at any time if you are in Australia and you have a visa that allows work rights, a visa that allows permanent migration, or a valid visa to stay in Australia indefinitely.

Australian Taxation Office

Refugee and humanitarian program

Provides information about the refugee and humanitarian program for people outside Australia.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Skills Australia Needs events

Offers information on the Skills Australia Needs events. Includes links to information on upcoming events.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

SkillSelect Support

This support site has been developed to help you learn how to use SkillSelect and troubleshoot issues. It provides you with all the information you need to get started in SkillSelect, and has step-by-step user guides, frequently asked questions and all the latest news on system performance.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO)

Visa holders who do not have a label in their passport can confirm their current visa details online. Organisations can use VEVO to check the visa status of visa holders applying for work, study, licenses and access to government services.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Your Rights and Obligations: Immigration Facts for Workers

An information booklet to assist workers from overseas to know their rights and thereby help reduce the incidence of exploitation. Booklets have been translated and are available in several languages.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

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