4 easy steps: Migrate to Australia with your family
Find out the 4 easy steps you have to take in finding out how to migrate to Australia from Philippines with your family and the links you can visit.
Choosing to migrate to another country is a huge step and requires tedious work. There are a lot of information out there that could be confusing or overwhelming. Thankfully, The Asian Parent is here to help you better understand how to migrate to Australia from Philippines.
With these 4 steps, you can move to Australia with your family.
1. Job search and house-hunting
For financial security, knowing the job market is important. You can choose to get a job or start a business.
Finding a job
If you decide on finding a job, check out the salary guide.
Also, here are the sites you can visit to look for jobs before arriving at Australia:
- Australian Careers and Employment Centre for International Students (ACECIS)
- AMES Australia – Skilled Professional Migrants Program
- Jobs Victoria
- Job Outlook
- myfuture: Australian Careers Directory
- Overseas Qualification Unit
Starting a business
Starting a business in Melbourne is good because of its history of strong commercial success. It is actually the preferred destination of 60% of Australia’s permanent business migrants.
Find out if your business investment would be a good choice with the growing your business checklist.
Choosing where to live
When you migrate to Australia, you can choose what state you would like to live in.
One of the most popular cities is Melbourne as it has been declared one of the most liveable cities in the world. People living in Melbourne enjoy a safe city, affordable healthcare, world-class education, reliable infrastructure, business opportunities and a healthy environment.
Make your move
Getting everything ready is a tedious task. It takes a lot of energy and may take some time. To help you out, take a look at this relocation checklist to have an idea how long it might take to migrate.
You could also avail the help of an immigration agent or lawyer. They can assist with visa applications, legal matters and provide general information when learning how to migrate to Australia from Philippines. But to clarify, getting one won’t influence the outcome of your applications or speed of the process. It would only mean less work and hassle for you.
Migration agents are required by law to be registered in order to provide immigration assistance services. To look for one, check out these websites:
2. Apply for visa
Some visas require nomination from a state or territory government. Discover all visas that are eligible for visa nomination:
Visa nomination can help you meet the requirements for some Australian skilled and business migration visas. It’s easy and has no charge.
Even if you have a visa nomination, you are still required to apply for an actual Australian visa. For this application, go to the Department of Home Affairs website.
3. Prepare for immigration
Once your Australian visa has been granted, you can go back to the relocation checklist to make sure you’re not forgetting anything. This is the part you get ready physically, mentally and emotionally.
4. Arrival and settling in
If you choose to move in the state of Victoria, their Skilled and Business Migration Program offers help to business, investor and skilled migrants. It is managed by the Victorian Government’s Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions. Investor Relationship Managers are also available for investment support and information.
Whichever state you choose to live in, moving to Australia goes with a lot of benefits.