Points Test

Immigration Points Test

Before you can apply for a visa that will grant you permanent, or even temporary residence, in Australia you must be qualified to apply. In order to qualify, the main applicant must achieve a score of 65 points following the criteria below. Once qualified you may now apply for a visa although there is no guarantee that it will be granted to you. However, if you do not qualify you will not be able to receive a visa under any circumstances.

Please answer the questions below. If you can reach 65 points you could be eligible for a permanent residency visa to Australia!


What is the age of the main applicant?

25–32 years 30
33–39 years 25
40–44 years 20
45–54 years 15
55 and older 0

Financial Assets

What are the combined value of assets held between the main applicant and their spouse/partner?

AUD $800 000 5
AUD $1.3 million 15
AUD $1.8 million 25
AUD $2.25 million 35

Business Turnover

What is the annual turnover of your main business over the last 4 years?

AUD $500 000 5
AUD $1 million 15
AUD $1.5 million 25
AUD $2 million 35

Investor Experience

(Investor Stream only)
For how long can you show you have had the funds of at least AU$100,000 available for investment?

At least four years before the time of invitation to apply for the visa 10
At least seven years before the time of invitation to apply for the visa 15

Business Experience

How many years have you been running your main business for?

Not less than four years within the preceding five years 10
Not less than seven years within the preceding eight years 15

English Language Ability

What is the English language proficiency of the main applicant?

IELTS test score of at least five 5
IELTS test score of at least seven. 10


Does the main applicant hold any of the following qualifications from an recognized educational institution?
(For more information on recognized international educational institutions, Contact Us.)

Bachelor degree or trade certificate 30
Bachelor degree in business, science or technology 25


Point can be earned if the main applicant's can demonstrate any of the following;

Evidence of registered patents or registered designs 15
Evidence of registered trademarks 10
Evidence of export trade 15
Evidence of ownership interest in a gazelle business 10
Evidence of receipt of grants or venture capital fundings 10

Special Endorsement

If you can demonstrate to the local state government the exceptional value of your business to the local economy, you can receive a special endorsement in support of your application (limited availability). You should contact your migration agent for more information on special endorsements.

If you got 65 points or more, Congratulations!

You qualify to apply for a Permanent Residence and a FREE consultation!

Dont worry if you did not quite reach the 65 points needed to qualify. Contact your migration agent to find out how you can improve your score and your chances to migrate with your family to Australia.