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Skilled Nominated Visa
(subclass 190)

The Skilled Nominated Visa (subclass 190) allows recipients to stay in Australia permanently, work and study in Australia, enrol in the public health system, sponsor your relatives to come to Australia, travel to and from Australia for 5 years and if eligible become an Australian citizen.

The primary difference between this visa and the Skilled Independent Visa (subclass 189) is that the State Nominated Visa (subclass 190) requires applicants to submit an expression of interest with a specific state or territory, fulfill all the requirements for the occupation (per each state requirements) in addition to submitting any required documents to the state or territory. Please note that multiple states or territories can be selected at once to broaden the options, however, each state and territory may have different requirements that need to be met.

To commence the process of applying for a State Nominated (subclass 190) Visa, you must be invited to apply. To receive an invitation, you must submit an expression of interest to let the department know that you are wanting to apply for this visa. By submitting an expression of interest in SkillSelect you will also allow yourself to be nominated by a state or territory government agency. Please note that once you have received an invitation to apply there are multiple requirements to be met in order to obtain this visa. For instance, a skills assessment needs to be completed, skills, health and character requirements must be met and you must be able to score a minimum of 65 points. Substantial evidence of all of these requirements, amongst others, will be required to be provided in the visa application. Please note that this evidence requirement extends to the claims made in the expression of interest and the claims made towards the points score.

The team at All Access Migration have experience with all aspects of the State Nominated Visa (subclass 190) aspects, including:

  • the expression of interest process
  • providing advice on the requirements of the visa
  • assistance regarding supporting evidence required
  • Assistance with the required skills assessment

Should you have any questions regarding the above, or if you would like to discuss the prospects for a successful application given your circumstances, please do not hesitate to contact our office to book a consultation with one of our solicitors.

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Distinguished Talent stream

This pathway is for internationally recognised talented and skilled applicants with the proven record of achievements working in other sectors.

To be eligible for this stream an applicant must meet the following criteria:

Application process for Distinguished Talent stream

An invitation is not required to apply for the Distinguished Talent stream and if the applicant meets all the above criteria and has all supporting evidence to provide this, a visa application can be submitted to the Department of Home Affairs

How We Can Help

If you would like to discuss your eligibility of the above options, or if you would like assistance in applying for a visa under Global Talent Visa Program or become an employer under Global Talent Employer Sponsored program please contact our office to discuss your options with one of our team members or book a consultation with one of our solicitors

Enquire about Skilled Nominated Visa
(subclass 190)

Brisbane Office

1300 245 756

50 McDougall Street,
Milton, Brisbane, QLD, 4064

Gold Coast Office

1300 245 756

Levels 5 & 9, Corporate Centre One,
2 Corporate Court,
Bundall, QLD, 4217

Sydney Office

1300 245 756

Level 6,
15 Castlereagh Street,
Sydney, NSW, 2000


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