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NSW Skilled Occupation List - Skilled Migration - 2015

NSW Skilled Occupation List - Skilled Migration - 2015

NSW Skilled Occupation List Skilled Migration 2015

Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)

ANZSCO Code Nominated Occupation Field

133111 Construction Project Manager Other
133112 Project Builder Other
133211 Engineering Manager Engineers
133513 Production Manager (Mining) Other
134111 Child Care Centre Manager Education
134211 Medical Administrator Health
134212 Nursing Clinica…

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Migrating isn't that difficult

Wanting to immigrate to countries that employ points systems could help establish early in your application process what the likelihood of a successful immigration application to that country would be. Being well educated, proficient in English and having relevant work experience all count towards gaining sufficient points in countries employing the points system. These co…

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Plan your next holiday immediately after returning from your last

It is also the best time to pack your bags and travel says global travel search site Wego. Not only do your score some R and R days, studies have found that planning your next holiday immediately after returning from your last actually helps to ease the post-bucket-and-spade blues.

Plan Your Next Holiday Immediately After Returning From Your Last

"We did a study of travellers and found that the majority of you began planning your next hol…

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My struggle with temporary residency

Case Study: My struggle with temporary residency

My Struggle With Temporary Residency

Dustin writes, “To begin my case, I applied for a letter of no impediment [from the South African Department of Home Affairs] early in 2014, I have the slips to prove my early application. I needed home affairs to deliver the letter before the end of May 2014 as I was due to fly overseas to get married in Russia.


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Deportation of Zimbabweans on hold

Deportation of Zimbabweans on hold Speaking to VOA spokesman for the South African Home Affairs Department, Mayihlome Tshwete, said that the South African Department of Home Affairs is in the process of confirming the number of Zimbabweans legally in South Africa under the new permit Zimbabwean Special Permit scheme. Tshwete said, in the interview, that those Zimbabweans…

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Corporate General Manager

Notice: Corporate General Manager | Critical Skills VisaDownload a copy of the Letter here! Notice to all clients applying under the Corporate General Manager for a Critical Skills VisaIoDSA Position on Critical Skills Visa Requirements Following consultation with the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on 22nd September…

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Are you ready to consider applying for Australian citizenship

This sample quiz is not meant to test your knowledge, but rather it is meant to give you a sneak peak of what you might expect of your citizenship test should you wish to take the plunge and apply for Australian citizenship. Contact us or visit our website for more information about immigrating to the Land Down Under. 1) Where in the Australian flag lays the common wealt…

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Foreign business owners urged to get their documents in order

This comes after the recent attacks and killings of foreign shop owners trading in the busy streets of this Johannesburg suburb. Four people were killed and another 153 were arrested. While 11 foreign nationals and shop owners were arrested on a variety of charges.Department of Home Affairs spokesman Mayihlome Tshwete said, "We will investigate allegations that some of the…

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ZSP Permit News

The Department of Home Affairs released a media statement on 31st December, 2014, announcing the closure of the ZSP Permit. The Department in a statement announced that 245,000 DZP holders were eligible to apply, but only received 207, 802 applications while only 198, 840 appointments had been received at the Visa Facilitation Centres.ZSP Permit News UpdateThe Department o…

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Single SADC visa will stimulate southern African economies

Essentially this visa would facilitate ease of access and travel for passport holders visiting participating countries and could contribute to as much as a 5% increase in tourism figures for the region.

Single SADC Visa Will Stimulate Southern African Economies

"It would also allow business travel to occur more easily, boosting intra-regional trade," the institute says in a research report, which notes that Africa has the lowest le…

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Getting to know the Australian Business Visa

With the Australian Business visa you will acquire permanent residency and means that you and your family may stay in Australia indefinitely, work and study in Australia and even enrol in Medicare, Australia's scheme for health-related care and expenses.

Getting To Know The Australian Business Visa

You can also apply for Australian citizenship (if you are eligible), sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence a…

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New application form for the refund of repatriation deposits

Download the application form for the refund of repatriation deposits here.The Department of Home Affairs recently announced by means of gazette that repatriation fees are no longer required when submitting an application for a South African visa. The gazette also states that repatriation fees or deposits made prior to 26th May 2014 must be claimed by 28th February 2015 or…

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Beitbridge delays are easily avoidable claims new report

The South African Institute of International Affairs (Saiia) says in this report, which focuses on a range of key constraints to business that inhibit the economic growth of the Southern African region, that short term interventions would improve efficiency. These changes, claims the report, will have a positive impact on both the South African and Zimbabwean government se…

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Everything you need to know about the Australian Employer Nomination Scheme

The Employer Nomination Scheme visa is for skilled workers who want to work in Australia. This visa involves a two-step process, firstly, nomination by an approved Australian employer and then an application under the nominated stream. It is part of the Permanent Employer Sponsored Visa programme.Essentially this means that you would have to have been nominated by an appro…

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South African universities are advised to register students with pending study visa applications

According to the statement, in the form of a letter signed by Mkuseli Apleni - the Director General of the South African Department of Home Affairs, students have faced various difficulties in obtaining their study visas in time for the start of the 2015 academic year.

South African Universities Are Advised To Register Students With Pending Study Visa Applications

Students have reported, amongst other issues, experiencing problems in timeously receiving their South Afr…

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Zimbabweans Prefer South African Universities

According to the South African embassy in Harare prospective students have been flocking to the department in their hundreds to apply for study visas.

Zimbabweans Prefer South African Universities

The trend has revived the long snaking queues reminiscent of the hyperinflation era of 2007-2008 when Zimbabweans sought visas to South Africa to escape the economic crisis.

Prospective students have been flooding the embassy …

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Home Affairs turning people back at Beit Bridge Border Post

According to news reports the operation, which started on New Year’s Day, mainly targets Zimbabweans who are in possession of South African travel documents after having allegedly acquired South African identification documents fraudulently.

Home Affairs Turning People Back At Beit Bridge Border Post

An official at the Home Affairs department at Beit Bridge, who declined to be named, spoke to a local news agency saying, “There is no…

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IFP leader Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi questions the South African work permit system.

Dear friends and fellow South Africans,

IFP Leader Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Questions The South African Work Permit System

Having served as Minister of Home Affairs for the first ten years of democracy, I retain a keen interest in migration issues, particularly as they affect the economic growth and development of our country. I was therefore concerned when last year's legislative amendments to the Immigration Act included a requirement that could only ob…

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South Africa cracks down on Zimbabweans without papers

“In any country, a foreign national who lacks a permit faces deportation,” said Mayihlome Tshwete, Dept. of Home Affairs spokesman, but denied reports that as many as 40,000 would be expelled from the country.

South Africa Cracks Down On Zimbabweans Without Papers

“Deportation of these people would not address challenges of illegal migrants in South Africa,” said Zimbabwe Diaspora Forum spokesperson, Trust Ndlovu.

“Most have est…

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The Department of Immigration might allow overseas workers to stay in Australia for a year without the 457 visa

A new temporary-entry permit proposed by the Department of Immigration to allow overseas workers to stay in Australia for a year without a 457 visa would create "open slather" on the Australian labour market at the same time it faces growing unemployment, unions warn.

The Department Of Immigration Might Allow Overseas Workers To Stay In Australia For A Year Without The 457 Visa

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has reviewed skilled migration and in December, it quie…

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