Subclass 482

Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190)

Skilled Nominated Visa.Who Is Eligible for This Visa?

The Subclass 190 Skilled Nominated Visa is designed for skilled individuals who aspire to establish permanent residency in Australia. Unlike some other visas, applicants must receive nomination from a State or Territory government.

Application Requirements:

To qualify for this visa, you must:

  • Be under the age of 45.
  • Hold a nominated occupation listed on either the Skilled Occupation List (SOL)
  • Obtain a positive skills assessment.
  • Demonstrate at least competent English proficiency (e.g., IELTS 6.0 for all bands or an equivalent score; higher scores may be needed for extra points).
  • Achieve a minimum of 65 points on the Points Test.
  • Secure nomination from a State or Territory government.

Application Process:

  1. Assess your eligibility by evaluating your points against the points test.
  2. Obtain a positive skills assessment and the required English proficiency test results.
  3. Lodge an Expression of Interest (EOI) through SkillSelect.
  4. Apply for nomination by a State or Territory government.
  5. Submit your visa application within 60 days upon receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) and ensure all necessary supporting documents are included.

Please bear in mind that this is a simplified overview of the steps involved. Accurate preparation and submission of the correct documents and information are crucial to ensure a smooth processing of your application.

Noteworthy State Nomination Allocation Changes

Shifting gears, substantial reductions of about 70% have been observed in state nomination allocations for General Skills Migration (GSM) for subclass 190 and subclass 491 visas. Announced by the federal government on August 25th, 2023, these changes have significant implications. Here’s a breakdown of state and territory nomination allocations for 2023-24:

State and Territory Nomination Allocations for 2023-24

StateSkilled Nominated (Subclass 190) visaSkilled Work Regional (Subclass 491) visaA total of 491 and 190 allocations


Numbers of allocations in 2023-24

StateSkilled Nominated (Subclass 190) visaSkilled Work Regional (Subclass 491) visaA total of 491 and 190 allocations


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