PR Points for Nursing in Australia

PR Points for Nursing in Australia

Accurately calculate your PR Points for Nursing in Australia are calculated and see if you can Emigrate.

PR Points for Nursing in Australia are calculated and awarded on the following:

As a Nurse Emigrating to Australia it’s important to calculate your PR Points.

You need a minimum of 65 points

PR Points for Nursing in Australia: Age Points

18-24 (inclusive) 25
25-32 (inclusive) 30
33-39 (inclusive) 25
40-44 (inclusive) 15




PR Points for Nursing in Australia: English Language Points

Superior 20
Proficient 10
Competent 0

PR Points for Nursing in Australia: Skilled Employment

At least eight and up to 10 years (of past 10 years) 20
At least five but less than eight years (of past 10 years) 15
At least three but less than five years (of past 10 years) 10
At least one but less than three years (of past 10 years) 5

PR Points for Nursing in Australia: Overseas Skilled Employment

At least eight and up to 10 years (of past 10 years) 15
At least five but less than eight years (of past 10 years) 10
At least three but less than five years (of past 10 years) 5

PR Points for Nursing in Australia: Education

PHD 20
Degree 15
Trade Certificate 10

PR Points for Nursing in Australia: Education undertaken within Australia

If you’ve previously studied in Australia, then you’ll be able to claim extra points on the following basis:

One or more degrees, diplomas or trade qualifications awarded by an Australian educational institution and meet the Australian Study Requirement 5

If you also studied in Regional Australia, you can add further points 5

PR Points for Nursing in Australia: Credentialed Language Skills

To gain points for Australian credentialed community languages, you must be accredited with the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) at the professional level

PR Points for Nursing in Australia: Professional Year in Australia

You can receive five points for having completed a Professional Year in Australia in the four years before you are invited to apply. This excludes Working Holidays.




PR Points skilled spouse or partner

Once your spouse or partner secures a positive skills assessment (and providing they also have an occupation on the demand list above) then add on a further 10 points.

If they have competent English add on 5 points.

PR Points for Nursing in Australia: STEM Qualifications

STEM Qualifications are Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and will generate 10 points.

BSc Nursing is a STEM Qualification

PR Points for Nursing in Australia being Single

If you’re migrating to Australia on your own then award yourself 10 points

Points for receiving a 190 Invitation to Apply

Receiving a nomination from an Australian State or Territory brings 5 points. And receiving a nomination from a State or Territory government or sponsored by a family member residing in regional Australia then award yourself 15 Points

Points for receiving a 491 Invitation to Apply

If you choose not to live in the center of Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth or Gold Coast you can award yourself a possible 15 points for the 491 visa.

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