It could have been a recent visit to the continent, or maybe you had one of your friends tell you how much fun they had on the Gold Coast and you should go there. As it turns out you have decided that you would like to move to Australia, the only thing stopping you is the fact that you don’t know how to go about it. The first thing to consider is whether or not you will qualify for an immigrant visa and will there be any specific requirements based on your country of birth. Australia’s excellent climate and beautiful beaches make it an ideal place to live and have fun as you do it, but that also means that many others have the same idea.
With so many people trying to make Australia their new home, you will need to consider what the job market is like and the steps to be taken in order to achieve getting hired for one of those positions. Do you have the qualifications, or is it the plan to retire in Sydney Australia. Another important factor if you are considering Australia is the cost of living, especially as it relates to the income you hope to be generating, even more so if you will be retiring without any other means of income than your retirement benefits from your home country.
If you have received all the answers to your questions and you are satisfied that this is a good place to migrate to, the next step is to determine how many people you will be taking with you. Have the kids grown up and moved out or will the entire family be going down under.
Plan on waiting at least 6 months or longer for the migration process to be completed. This is certainly not the time to try and put through the application papers for yourself, even if you could. Find a qualified immigration professional, figure out what it will cost you and get the ball rolling. In less than a year, assuming that everything goes without a hitch, you could be basking on the beaches of the Gold Coast.