The Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190) is a points-tested permanent-residency visa to Australia.

Australian states and territories regularly nominate highly skilled people within Australia as well as those outside of Australia.

Applicants are not required to have an employer to sponsor them, but do need to be nominated by a State or Territory government.

Eligibility criteria

  • You are younger than 45 when you lodge your EOI
  • You have obtained a positive skill assessment in your nominated occupation
  • Your occupation is needed and is listed in the occupation list for relevant Australian state/ territory. For example for  state nomination  by Tasmanian state you must all requirement as outlined by Migration Tasmania
  • By the time of the application, you must be fluent and competent in English
  • Have a minimum of 65 points

Do you qualify for a visa?

What is the application process?


How can Direct Migration Experts help?


Book a consultation with Direct Migration Experts


Obtain positive skills assessment and required English test results


Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) through SkillSelect


Apply for State or Territory government nomination


Submit visa application within 60 days of receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) and include all supporting documents for the application

How can Direct Migration Experts help?

Direct Migration Experts is staffed by a team of experts with over 20 years’ experience in Immigration Law and have a proved track record of success.

We don’t take clients that we can’t help.  You can rely on us for an honest, accurate assessment of your visa prospects.

By getting on the right visa pathway from the start, you can rest assured of a speedy, successful outcome.

Our team will provide you with all the information and support you need to make your dream of working, studying and living in Australia a reality

We can assist with all aspects of your application and provide advise on in relation to:

  • nominating the appropriate ANZSCO code
  • skills assessments
  • state/territory nomination applications
  • obtaining documents to demonstrate work experience or family relationships

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