Skilled Migration & Permanent Residence visas

Skilled Migration


Skilled visas are points based visa for skilled workers under which they can apply for permanent resident visa of the country they are interested in along with their family- spouse and children. Many developed countries have skilled migration policies under which the qualified applicants can apply for permanent residency- PR. Applicants need to fulfil the basic point requirements in order to be eligible to apply for skilled migration.

Skilled visa country options

Applicants may choose to apply for skilled visa to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and UK
In Canada applicants can apply under express entry stream, In Australia under General skilled migration program, in New Zealand under SMC Skilled migration category, in UK under UK points based immigration system. Each of these countries has a skill shortage list and if your occupation is in the list and you meet the minimum threshold points then you may be eligible to apply for PR for these countries
In Canada this occupation list is called NOC- National occupation classification list, In Australia it is CSOL- Consolidated skilled occupation list, for New Zealand it is LTSSL- Long term skills shortage list and for UK it is called SOC – Standard occupation classification.

General eligibility criteria

To be eligible to apply for skilled migration visas you must have a occupation listed in the relevant skills list of the country along with satisfying the points criteria. Points are awarded for

  • Age
  • Qualification
  • Work experience
  • Spouse skills if applicable
  • English language ability
  • Sponsorship of a relative or a state

Benefits of applying skilled migration visas

These are developed countries which offer excellent job opportunities and life style. There are many benefits of applying under skilled migration like free education for children, free health facilities, honest and transparent system, tremendous job opportunities, clean and safe environment. Another benefit is of sponsoring your parents for long term visitor visas and Permanent resident visas.

Why West Highlander

Moving abroad under skilled migration is very crucial decision of your life. Checking the occupation list matching your job profile and calculating exact points is very important for the success of your application. There are many stages you need to pass through before reaching the final stage of applying your skilled migration visa in the embassy. Each and every step is very crucial for the success of your skilled visa application. For this you need the services of qualified and experienced consultants who can correctly asses your case and file your documentation effectively at every stage.  The key personnel at West Highlander have strong portfolio in immigration law.  They have been working in the field since 15 years and their expertise helps in understanding and assessing your case as per current skilled migration policies. As a holder of various immigration licenses and certifications, team at West Highlander Immigration has in-depth knowledge about the processing of the skilled migration visas.


Australia has got many categories under which skilled migration aspirants can apply to migrate like visa subclass 189, visa subclass 190, and visa subclass 491. Apply through MARA Agen

New Zealand

Apply for New Zealand resident visa along with your spouse and children under skilled migration category through experienced licensed Adviser for New Zealand


Migrate to one of best countries of the world along with family under express entry scheme. Score additional points for PNP- Provincial nominee Program.


Apply for permanent leave to remain in UK under the new points based immigration system through experienced consultants.

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I was unsure of my efforts for study visa for Australia. I consulted West Highlander- study visa consultants in Chandigarh and their efforts were remarkable. With their efficient guidance I was able to achieve Australia study visa in no time.

Australia Study Visa – Manjinder Kaur

I am extremely delighted to have received approval for Canada study visa under guidance of Gurpreet Ma’am. I received approval for my Canada study visa through the efforts of West Highlander study visa consultants in Chandigarh.

Canada Student Visa – Manipal Singh

Getting approval for my student-visa for studying-visa has been a proud moment for me and my family. Because of West Highlander my dream of studying-abroad has come true. I suggest West Highlander to all the people like me who want to study in Canada atleast for once visit them and you’ll know the difference between them and other consultancies. They will keep you in priority.

Harinderjeet Singh

I am very happy that I’ve got approval on my Canada Student Visa. I’ll be able to fulfill my dreams of studying abroad and having international exposure. Thanks to West Highlander for their guidance and support.

Canada Study Visa – Harleen Kaur

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