This visa is a points-tested permanent visa for skilled workers who are nominated by the relevant Australian State or Territory government.
The latest Skilled Migration intake has primarily been based upon demand driven and pull-factors originating from States and Territory’s providing sponsorship of high calibre skilled migrants.
All state and territory government agencies have their own criteria for deciding who they will nominate. The links below provide further information about individual state or territory requirements.
The 190 Skilled visa is dependent upon receiving an ‘Invitation to Apply’ by an Australian state or territory government agency. You are required to submit a completed expression of interest (EOI) in SkillSelect. State and territory government agencies can see your completed EOI and might nominate you for the visa.
This is a 5 year permanent resident visa, providing access to Australia's public health care scheme, allows you to work and study in specified parts of Australia and if eligible provides a pathway to Australian citizenship.