Australia/India: New Migration Pathway Agreement 

Key Points  

  • Australia and India signed a new migration pathway agreement that aims to establish economic immigration routes between the two countries


The government of Australia, in collaboration with the government of India, signed a new migration pathway agreement with the goal of promoting work and travel between the two countries. Furthermore, the agreement establishes the following conditions: 

  • Indian nationals who have graduated from a higher education institution in Australia can apply for an extended post-graduate work visa. The visa will be valid for up to eight years.  
  • Creating a new pilot visa program in Australia known as the Mobility Arrangement for Talented Early-Professionals scheme that will be open to Indian nationals employed in the sectors of renewable energy, mining, engineering, artificial intelligence, FinTech and more.  

What are the Changes? 

The governments of Australia and India signed a new agreement that aims to establish stronger immigration relations between the two countries. For additional information on the conditions of the agreement, check here.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Australia’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information. 

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