Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190)

Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190)

It is a state nominated point-based visa that allows the skilled workers, to live and work in  Australia on a permanent basis. However, you first need to get the nomination from a state or territory government agency in Australia, to apply for this visa.

  • To apply for subclass 190 visa, you need to submit an EOI(Expression of Interest) in the skill select online immigration system of Australia and subsequently, obtain a nomination from a state or territory government agency in Australia. Minimum point score you need to obtain on point-based system is 60.
  •   If you are selected, you will receive the ITA(Invitation to apply) for subclass 190 visa. You required applying for the visa within 60 days of the receipt of the invitation.

Key Requirements of the Subclass 190 Visa

To apply for this visa an applicant must:

  • Be involved in one of the occupations listed in the STSOL of Australia.
  • Score at least 65 points based on his/her profile factors, i.e Age, Qualification, Experience, English Proficiency and other such components if applicable (Click here to point calculations)
  • Be under 50 years of age
  • Get the positive skills assessment done form a recognized authority
  • Get the IELTS certification done (in English language as per state/territory requirement)
  • Have the work experience as per the state/territory requirement
  • Submit an expression of interest (EOI)
  • Apply for state sponsorship
  • Provide the health and character certifications
  • Live in sponsoring Australian state or territory for 2 years once visa is granted

Benefits of the Visa

This visa allows you and your family to: 

  • Live and work in Australia indefinitely
  • Study in Australia full time at any grade of learning, i.e. school, graduate, post graduate, or vocational education at domestic scholar rates
  • Receive subsidized health care facilities
  • Receive certain social security benefits/payments 
  • Apply for the citizenship after spending specific time in Australia
  • Sponsor the eligible family members for permanent or temporary residency in Australia                 

Cost of State Nomination (Subclass 190) visa 

  • Primary  Applicant – AUD 4,240
  • Dependent Applicant fees 18 Yrs. and above – AUD 2,120
  • Dependent Applicant fees below 18 Yrs. – AUD 1060


Note: The visa fees and other associated charges are subject to change periodically by the respective immigration authorities and other relevant entities. So, to confirm the latest visa fees and charges, get in touch with the migration expert at Fasttrack to Success.


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