Author: Tri-Nations Migrations

Our Guide to the Current Visa Costs for Australian Migration

If you are considering immigrating to Australia, you will undoubtedly be researching the different avenues available, paying special attention to the many different requirements and the various costs associated. Here is a basic overview of what to budget for when it comes to skilled migrations, business or investor migrations, and family migrations.  Skilled Migration  If you apply for employer sponsored migration, whether it is an Employer Nomination Scheme Visa (subclass

How will Covid-19/Coronavirus impact immigration to New Zealand?

Those who intended to emigrate from South Africa to New Zealand may have to deal with a halt on their plans in light of the Coronavirus outbreak. If you are wondering about when it will be possible once again to make the big move, here are the details that you need to know.  What precautions have New Zealand taken to curb the spread of Covid-19?  At midnight on Thursday, March

2020 Income Thresholds for Immigrating to New Zealand

Last year, 7 343 South Africans immigrated to New Zealand [1]. This number is expected to climb this year. While immigrating to New Zealand is an exciting prospect, it does require adequate preparation. Whether you are applying for either an Essential Skills Work Visa or a Skilled Migrant Category Visa, you need to first meet the minimum income threshold. What Is a Minimum Income Threshold? There are certain requirements one

Immigrating to Australia on a Nominated Visa

The number of South Africans enquiring about Australian visas doubled between 2017 and 2019 [1]. There are many different visas to consider when immigrating to Australia. One of the most common categories of visas is the skilled visa category. Within this category, the Australian Skilled – Nominated Visa (subclass 190) is the most traditional visa for South Africans looking to live and work in Australia. What Are Nominations? There are

Two New Visas for Skilled Workers Immigrating to Australia

The new year is a great time to review your career development and decide if your current country of residence can still meet your expectations for professional fulfilment. If you have already made the decision to look offshore for new career opportunities, you will be pleased to know that immigrating to Australia has recently gotten a lot easier for skilled professionals. The government of Australia has finally approved the much-awaited

Will SA Education Be Compatible With New Zealand Schooling?

Immigrating to New Zealand offers great opportunities for South Africans. The country has some of the world’s highest living standards, boasts an excellent infrastructure, and has an increasingly diverse population that is welcoming to new immigrants. The Pacific Ocean island nation is also in the world’s top ten countries with the lowest crimes rates. The decision to move to New Zealand from South Africa isn’t a hard one to justify,

What Is Australia’s New PR Visa Subclass 191 All About?

The Australian government introduced a new permanent residence (PR) visa earlier this year, in line with changes to its immigration laws and new regional skills visas. For South Africans seeking to live permanently in Australia, this new visa presents a number of important changes and opportunities. The 191 visa can be applied for only by holders of the new 491 (for state or territory government-sponsored entrants) and 494  (for employer-sponsored

How Do Australia’s New Regional Skills Visas Affect You?

Australia’s new visas and changes to their immigration point system come into effect this month. The changes, announced earlier this year by the Department of Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, will have a marked effect on how skilled workers migrate to Australia. What will they mean to you as a South African looking for entry into the country? The main drive of the changes is to draw more skills into

Take Note of These Changes to Australia’s Immigration Points System

Australia’s Ministry for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs will soon be implementing five key changes to their immigration point system. The amendments to the point system form part of adjustments to the Migration Act 1958. The stated intention of the amendments is to focus on the distribution of skilled migrants to regional Australia (the whole country except Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and the Gold Coast), as well as maximising the

What Do Australia’s New Visas Mean to You?

Australia’s Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs recently announced a list of changes to the country’s immigration laws, which is due to come into effect in November.  This will have an effect on South Africans’ upcoming and pending applications for entry into the country. Most worth taking note of are three new types of visas. What are they and what do they mean to you and your efforts to