NSW Skilled Nominated Migration 190 Closed for FY 2018-19

New South Wales (NSW) has announced the closure of nominations for the Skilled-Nominated visa (subclass 190) for the financial year 2018-19. The announcement comes after meeting the quota for this visa type for the current financial year.

Furthermore, the announcement regarding the commencement of invitations to apply for NSW nomination for the financial year 2019-20 will be displayed on their official website soon. Nonetheless, we’ll keep you informed regarding the same. Please keep visiting this space. 

About the NSW Nomination Program

This program is run particularly to attract highly skilled people in a range of occupations to contribute to NSW skills needs. NSW has a selection-based invitation process for this (Skilled Nominated Subclass 190) program. Under this process, NSW selects and invites the most suitable candidates from SkillSelect to apply for NSW nomination.

About the Skilled Nominated (190) Visa

The Skilled Nominated Visa (190 visa) is a permanent visa for eligible highly skilled workers to help meet skill needs in the state of NSW. Under this program:

  • The New South Wales Government can nominate highly skilled workers with an occupation on the NSW 190 Priority Skilled
    Occupation List
    (NSW 190 List).
  • The 190 visa is a points-tested visa. Candidates who receive NSW nomination are awarded five additional points towards their overall points score.
  • Candidates nominated by NSW need to agree to live and work in NSW for at least their first two years in Australia while holding this visa.

It should be noted that candidates who are invited to apply for NSW nomination need to demonstrate their eligibility requirements for both NSW and Commonwealth.

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