Sample Form 80 and 1221 for Australia 189 - 190 Visa

Sample Form 80 for Australia Visa

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Form 80 - Tertiary Education Details

In Australia “Tertiary Education” refers to continuing studies after a student Higher School Certificate. It also refers to any education a student receives after final compulsory schooling, which occurs at the age of 17 within Australia.

Basically, the education after 12th grade is considered Tertiary, which includes universities as well as trade schools and colleges.

On Form 80, there is no need to include information about your 10th or 12th-grade details.
Include this education gained after 12th:

  1. College/vocational schools
  2. University (Bachelor / Masters / Doctorate)
  3. Research/thesis/PHD
  4. Specialist training
  5. Skill/trade qualifications

Source: Wikipedia Tertiary Education

Form 80 - Gap in Employment - Housewife

You should write about your gap in employment as ‘Unemployment’ in part T (Additional information).

Sample Part T

Question Number Additional Information
19 FROM BIRTH to MAY 2005 - Unemployed,
Gap explanation: Studying. First employment started on June 2005.
19 FROM Dec-2008 to JAN 2016 - Unemployed
Gap explanation: Got married and decided to be a housewife. Planned a child and raise child till toddler age.
Daily activity include household work. Spouse working and financially supporting family.

Form 1221 for Australia Visa

Download Form 1221.

The information in form 1221 is 99% same as you would have filled in Form 80.
This form may or may not be requested in your 189 skillselect invitation. Hence, fill it only if requested by the Case Officer (CO).

Some people upload it without even being asked by CO, just to make sure no time is lost between CO requesting it and then you upload and CO takes time to verify.
It is your choice.

As per the official Australian guidance here, Form 80 is not mandatory either if you are applying from outside Australia.
But, as a matter of saving time, you should be ready with it if CO asks for it.

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