Skilled (Points Tested) Visas Comparison Chart by Immigration2oz

Step by step

The skilled (points tested) visa process involves several distinct stages, each involving its own test or application. The current minimum pass mark is 65 points (increased from 60 points on 1st July 2018). However, due to the competitive nature of the program applicants are often selected on higher points. To stand the best chance of success get help from professionals like us!

Step 1. English Language

Most applicants will also need to sit an English test to increase their points total, giving them a better chance of success.

Step 2. Skills Assessment

Applicants must obtain a Skills Assessment from the relevant skills assessing authority for their occupation.

Step 3. Expression of Interest
All applicants must then submit an Expression of Interest to be considered for selection to progress further.
Step 4. State Nomination (if applicable)
State/Territory Governments will select candidates from the Expression of Interest pool to apply for State Nomination.
Step 5. Invitation to Apply
The DHA will invite a select number of applicants to lodge final visa applications based on the number of points they score or if they have been sponsored by an eligible family member or have been nominated a State\Territory Government.
Step 6. Visa Application
Applicants have 60 days in which to lodge their final visa application together with paying the final visa application charges. The visa will be processed after everyone on the application has cleared police and medical checks.

Services we offer

Whatever your needs we aim to have a service that works for you! Whether you looking for a Registered Migration Agent to process your application, or if you are thinking or doing it yourself - we are here to support you no matter what.

If you prefer being in control of your application then the support service is for you. Book a support slot only when needed.


£ 100 + VAT

  • Pay as you Go - when you need us
  • You control & lodge your own applications
  • Book to access our instructions & templates
  • Get help with any issues you encounter
  • Application & Evidence checking service
  • Switch to our Full Services at any point
  • SLA: based on booking availability
  • Discovery Session (to get started)

    £100 + VAT
If you would prefer us to take away the stress of the process choose our full service and we will do everything we can for you


£ 2,000 + VAT

  • Pay Instalments as you progress
  • We process all applications for you
  • Full Access to our Team during office hours
  • Gives you the best chance of success
  • We guide your from start to finish
  • Provide regular checkins & updates
  • SLA: 3-5 days (work is queued)
  • Strategy Session (to get started)

    £200 + VAT
Priority Application service
If you have an urgent deadline or would prefer to be a priority client then this expedited service would be best for you


£ 2,600 + VAT

  • Pay Instalments as you progress
  • We prioritise your applications
  • Unlimited Access to team - even out of hours
  • Gives you the ultimate chance of success
  • Save you time & remove stress
  • Provide frequent checkins & updates
  • SLA: 1-3 days (front of queue)
  • Supercharge Session (to get started)

    £400 + VAT



Australia’s immigration law is complex and constantly changing in accordance with the government’s specific migration objectives.

Legal requirements for Australian visas are strictly enforced and applications are closely examined for compliance to determine whether applicants have the necessary skills to benefit Australia.

It is important to engage the services of a Registered Migration Agent (RMA) who is trained and experienced in the intricacies of Australian immigration law. RMAs are authorised by the Australian Government to provide migration advice and undertake continuing professional training to keep up to date with changing visa policies and regulations.

As Registered Migration Agents we know what the government are looking for and how to structure your application to make sure that it stands head and shoulders above the rest.

Making a mistake on your Visa Application because you have tried to do it yourself can be very expensive to rectify and can result in your application being delayed and even failing.

We do all the hard work so you don't have too. Save your time and remove the stress by engaging out Registered Migration Agents.

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