Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190)
This skilled visa lets you stay in Australia permanently. To apply for this visa, you need to hold a substantive visa or a bridging visa A, B or C.
You can add family in your application at the time of lodgment or you can include them before the decision of your visa.
You can apply for this visa inside or outside of Australia but you must not be in immigration clearance.
Who is this Visa suitable for?
This Visa is suitable for Skilled migrants looking for permanent residency, work, or study in Australia. Your occupation must be on the list of eligible skilled occupations.
What this Visa lets you do?
Work and/ or study anywhere in Australia
Permanent residency – stay in Australia indefinitely
Sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence
Become and Australian citizen if eligibility criteria is met
Register interest with a EOI (expression of interest) in SkillSelect.
You must be nominated or invited for this visa by an Australian state/ territory. This will occur after registering an EOI.
Declare that you have a suitable skills assessment at the time of invitation. (Obtained within the 3 years before the date of your invitation.)
Be under age 45.
Speak competent English.
How to Apply?
Help you with your skills assessment.
Expression of interest
Prepare your expression of interest then we apply for the visa application (including any dependants who have been added).
Help you apply in the relevant state or territory and make sure you are eligible with their requirements.
Keep in constant communication with you.
Frequently Asked Questions
Each of the states and territories in Australia has their own designated site with a list of accepted occupations. Check these websites before the nomination stage to see if your occupation is viable, alongside any other requirements your designated state may need.
As of July 2022, the processing times are between 4 to 10 months. To streamline the process, make sure you have uploaded all necessary information for the case officer to assess your application without any delays.
You will need a minimum of 65 points to pass, but you may be invited quicker if your points are higher.
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With AIVS’ registered visa migration agents, we can help you find a solution to your visa needs, and assist you with any questions you may have about which visa is suitable for your specific circumstances.