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​This visa is for points-tested skilled workers who are nominated by a state or territory government agency.

It allows you to live and work in Australia as a permanent resident.

Requirements

You might be eligible to apply for this visa if you were invited. When we sent you your letter of invitation, you must also have:

  • nominated an occupation that is on the relevantskilled occupation list
  • obtained a suitable skills assessment for that occupation
  • not yet turned 50 years of age
  • achieved the score specified in your letter of invitation based on the factors in the points test
  • at least competent English
  • been nominated by an Australian state or territory government agency.

What this Visa Lets you do

This is a permanent residence visa. It lets you and any family members who have also been granted this visa: stay in Australia indefinitely ,work and study in Australia ,enrol in Medicare, Australia's scheme for health-related care and expenses ,apply for Australian citizenship (if you are eligible),sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence, travel to and from Australia for five years from the date the visa is granted (after that time, you will need a resident return visa or another visa to return to Australia).

 

You can get this visa if

nominated an occupation that is on the relevant skilled occupation list , obtained a suitable skills assessment for that occupation ,not yet turned 50 years of age ,achieved the score specified in your letter of invitation based on the factors in the points test , at least 6 bands each in IELTS or minimum test scores in each of the four test components: 12 for listening, 13 for reading, 21 for writing and 18 for speaking, TOEFL iBT, You have achieved a test score of at least 50 each in PTE Academic that has been undertaken in the three years, been nominated by an Australian state or territory government agency.

 

About this visa Ã¢â‚¬â€¹

The Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) is a permanent residence visa for points-test skilled workers who want​​​​ to work and live in Australia after being nominated by an Australian state or territory government agency.  Ã¢â‚¬â€¹To be able to apply for this visa you need to submit an expression of interest and then be invited through SkillSelectto apply.   You can be in or outside Australia when you apply and when the visa is granted.

This is a permanent residence visa. It lets you and any member of your family unit who has also been granted this visa:

  • stay in Australia indefinitely
  • work and study in Australia
  • enrol in Medicare, Australia's scheme for health-related care and expenses
  • apply for Australian citizenship (if you are eligible)
  • sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence
  • travel to and from Australia for five years from the date the visa is granted (after that time, you will need a resident return visa or another visa to return to Australia).