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Canada VS Australia immigration

Canada VS Australia immigration

5 Similarities and Differences between Canada and Australia immigration

In 2019, it was difficult to determine whether Australia or Canada is best for immigration. Especially for skilled professionals of Engineering, IT and Medical sector, the choice is even more complicated considering the similar opportunities offered by both countries.

Kansas did an extensive research to analyze the differences in immigration of Australia & Canada and the comforts they offer to skilled professionals. Taking references from authentic sources and also surveying our successful immigrants, here’s a detailed list of 5 similarities and differences between Canada and Australia immigration we could prepare:

FactorsCanada ImmigrationAustralia ImmigrationAdditional Info
Visa validity5 Years visa5 Years visaProvinces/States have different visa validity
Family StatusYesYesDependent (s) can accompany the primary applicant
Benefits like citizensYesYesFree education, free medical and healthcare, social security services, etc.
Job OpportunitiesHighHighFor IT, Engineers, Healthcare, Telecom, Finance professionals, etc.
Mandate Job offerNoNo
Currency Value53.33 INR/ 1 CAD50.96 INR/ 1 AUDAs of Jan 2019
Eligibility Points67 points65 pointsAlloted for factors like age, education, work experience, etc.
Visa Fee(Primary Applicant)$1325CAD/ 70,000INR approx.$4100AUD/ 2.20Lakhs approx.Does not include other miscellaneous fees
Processing Time80% applicant in 6 months*75% applicants in 8months*processing time vary from individual to individual
Demand list300 Occupation200 Occupations

Overall, Canada has a higher advantage of immigration than Australia. As the PR visa of Canada includes less immigration costs and eligibility requirements, Canada immigration is often chosen more over Australia immigration.


  1. As Canada is a dream destination of many skilled professionals, the country has 3 major programs for immigration:

    1. Federal Skilled Worker Visa Program
    2. Provincial Nominee Programs
    3. Quebec Skilled Worker Visa Program

    To migrate to Canada from India, a candidate needs to apply for any of the 3 immigration programs and obtain a PR in Canada. Each program has a different set of eligibility criteria that has to be followed when applying for a Canadian PR visa.

    Check Your Eligibility


    1. Education Documents (sealed transcripts from University)
    2. Experience Documents (referral letters from employers)
    3. English Proficiency Test (IELTS report card)
    4. Police Clearance & Medical Certificate
    5. Valid Passport
    6. Identification Documents

    While this is just a brief of the documents required, Canada immigration consultants in India can help you obtain a complete checklist of the documents required.


  2. To process a Canada immigration visa, a consultant needs to have a licensed Canadian consultant on board to review and update the visa application before submission.

    Kansas Overseas works with an independent RCIC member, under whose guidance the entire process is carried and the final application is reviewed. The immigration service policy of Kansas Overseas Careers is transparent comes with a 100% refund in case of visa rejection due to errors from the consultant’s end. With our branches in Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, and Vizag, we have been catering the best immigration services in India and abroad.

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Note: We are a visa service provider & not any placement agency. We do not deal in any kind of direct placements/jobs but assistance only.

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