How do I get a state sponsorship in NSW?

How do I get a state sponsorship in NSW?

Key steps

  1. Ensure you are eligible for the Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)
  2. Confirm you meet the NSW minimum eligibility criteria.
  3. Complete an EOI in SkillSelect.
  4. Be invited to apply during an invitation round.
  5. Apply for NSW nomination within 14 days.

How can I get state sponsorship in Australia?

How to apply for State nomination

  1. indicate that you are seeking nomination from Western Australia; or any State or Territory.
  2. Indicate that you currently reside in Australia.
  3. Score at least 65 points in the Department of Home Affairs points test.

How long does it take to get NSW state sponsorship?

NSW nomination applications usually take six weeks to process. Please note, application fees are not refundable. 6. If nominated, you will receive an invitation to apply for the 190 visa from the federal government.

Is NSW Open for 491 visa?

If you’re looking to gain permanent residency in Australia, you may be in luck. New South Wales (NSW) has just opened January submissions for the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 491). Eligible students and skilled workers can submit a registration of interest (ROI) until January 31, 2022.

Who can sponsor 491 visa?

Your sponsor must be:

  • 18 years old or older.
  • usually resident in a designated area of Australia.
  • be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen.
  • be your eligible relative or your partner’s eligible relative if your partner is also applying for this visa.

How do I get 491 in NSW?

Ensure you are eligible for the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491) Complete an EOI in SkillSelect for an occupation available in your preferred NSW region. Submit an ROI during a submission window – see below for details. Be invited to apply.

Is South Australia Open for offshore?

South Australia will open Registrations of Interest (RoIs) to applicants currently residing offshore in a further 259 occupations on the State’s Skilled Occupation List from 2pm, ACST, Wednesday 16 February 2022.

Is it hard to get a 190 visa?

The subclass 190 and subclass 491 visas are point-based visas, requiring visa applicants to have a minimum of 65 points, plus be nominated by an Australian State or Territory. With the significant decrease in migration numbers in the coming year, obtaining state/territory nomination is more competitive than ever.

Does NSW Health sponsor visa?

You’ll usually need at least 24 months nursing or midwifery experience to work in a NSW public health facility and get visa sponsorship. Visit the Department of Home Affairs for more information on visas.

Do we need job offer for 491 visa?

Do I have to have a job offer to be granted the 491 visa? No, you do not require an employer to sponsor you in order to be granted a 491 visa. However, there are a number of states that have additional requirements such as you needing to be living and working within that state in order for an approved nomination.

Can I move to another state on 491 visa?

There is no restriction for subclass 491 visa holders to move interstate. However, the nominating state government would generally require you to make a commitment of residing and working in the designated area of which you were nominated.