Registered Migration Australia

Skilled Nominated

Subclass 190 Visa - Registered Migration Australia



The subclass 190 visa 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.

To be able to apply for this visa you need to submit an expression of interest and then be invited through SkillSelect to apply.


You can be in or outside Australia when you apply and when the visa is granted.



Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 Visa


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)



Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 Visa requirements


You are eligible to apply for this visa if you have been invited. At the time we invite you to apply for this visa, you must have:


  • nominated an occupation that is on the relevant skilled occupation list
  • be invited to apply for the visa
  • obtained a suitable skills assessment for that occupation
  • under 45 years of age
  • achieved the score specified in your letter of invitation based on the factors in the points test
  • at least competent English
  • meet health and character requirements
  • been nominated by an Australian state or territory government agency


Visa Application Charge (VAC)


From AUD 3,670 (as at July 1st, 2017)


Occupation Lists




State or Territory Nomination





  • Occupation Lists are subject to change without notice;
  • Ensure that you check when the page was last updated
  • We endeavour to keep occupations as up-to-date as possible, if in doubt please contact us


The ACT Skilled Occupation List reflects the current 2016 - 2017 labour demand for positions available throughout the ACT for the Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) 


The NSW 190 Priority Skilled Occupation List (NSW 190 List) contains the priority occupations that NSW will invite candidates under for nomination for a Skilled Nominated Visa (subclass 190) 


The Queensland Skilled Occupation Lists (QSOL) reflects the current 2017 labour demand for positions available throughout Queensland for the Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)

The South Australia State Nominated Occupations 2017 of State Nominated Occupations are divided into two separate lists; the State Nominated Occupation List and the Supplementary Skilled List.


The Western Australian skilled migration occupation list (WASMOL)


Please feel free to contact us for a consultation so that we can better assess and service your Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 Visa migration needs.



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