Australian Visa Requirements from Pakistan

Australian Government has designed different categories for visa of Skilled Workers to migrate to Australia. Different individuals have different circumstances and have different opportunities of working in Australia, so the government has designed different categories of visa to target different skilled professionals. These different categories are named as points based skilled migration program or General Skilled Migration Program (GSM).

Documents & Requirements of Australian Visa for Pakistanis’

You need to go to Australia Visa Application center for visa processing. These centers are available in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi.

  • All documents should be in English, if they are not in English, get them translated in English before applying.
  • Do not pins, staples or clip your documents
  • Torn, crumpled or heavily creased documents cannot be accepted. Size of all documents should be A4, so, convert all documents in A4 size before submission
  • Documents should not be laminated

Photocopies

Make sure the photocopies must be clear & readable, their size should be A4

Passports

  • All old/expired (all Pages)
  • Current passport (Pages containing Stamps or visa)
  • Front page only

 CNIC issued by Nadra

 Original documents

Passport

  • More than 6 months validity
  • Must have one blank page

Fresh photographs (Quantity 1)

 Arrangements evidence

  • Letter of invitation
  • Sponsors status in the Australia
  • Tour details
  • Flight details

Detailed Employment Letter that must include,

  • Approved leaves dates
  • Date hired
  • Salary
  • Position

In case you are dependent on someone e.g. student, housewife or child, then provide father/husband employment details

Evidence

All income sources that are stated on application form i.e.

  • Pay slips
  • Letter from employer
  • Tax returns
  • Business registration documents

Bank statements

  • Bank letter
  • Business bank account statements
  • Balance certificate

Crop receipts

Education

  • Qualifications degrees and certificates

How you will manage to bear costs of the trip

  • Your bank statements if paying personally
  • Travel details and accommodation
  • Conformation of hotel booking
  • Conformation of travel booking
  • Conformation of travel agent
  • Details of sponsor accommodation

Marital status

  • Marriage certificate
  • Divorce certificate
  • Civil partnership certificate
  • Death certificate
  • Family members remaining in Pakistan

Other documentation

  • Correspondence
  • TB certificate
  • Documents of property
    • mortgage statement
    • Property deed
    • land registration documents

If the trip is sponsored by a company

Invitation Letter

  • Letter including your name
  • Passport number

Few tips to get Australian Visa

True original information in all your documents and visa form

Provide as much documents as you can to strengthen your case, explain them by providing evidence that you will come back.