How to Apply New South Wales Subclass 190 State Nomination Visa
New South Wales (NSW) is Australia’s economic powerhouse and is amongst the most competitive business hub in the Asia Pacific region. The NSW government, through its relevant departments, runs the NSW 190 State Nomination visa program to attract highly skilled people from a wide range of occupations to contribute much-needed skill in the state’s economy.
NSW 190 State Nomination Visa is part of Australian skilled nomination visa program. Australian skilled nomination visa program allows states and territories in the country to nominate skilled workers to live and work in Australia as permanent residents.
Sydney, the place where it’s all happening, is not only famous for its golden beaches but there are more to the city than just the sun, sand and surf. Sydney is one of Australia’s most cosmopolitan and cultured cities, it hosts vibrant festivals all year round and is home for rich arts and entertainment scene with warm climate and sunshine. So much so that the Opera House and Harbour Bridge are icons of Australia. Sydney is also the 3rd largest financial centre in the region, offering great career opportunities.
There is so much to love in this state, and NSW wants you!
The first step on how to apply NSW 190 State Nomination Visa is you need to make sure you meet the following NSW 190 State Nomination criteria:
- Have an occupation on the relevant skilled list as determined by the NSW state governments.
- Have a suitable skills assessment for the occupation.
- Must be under the age of 45 years old.
- Able to score a minimum of 65 points in your EOI.
Some occupations on the NSW occupation lists may also have some additional requirements for nomination by NSW, and these must be met by all applicants. The actual additional requirements might vary, but the most common one is to have lived and worked in NSW for at least one year in the nominated occupation. Each occupation is bounded by availabilities and quotas, making nomination very competitive. Acceptable documents proving living in NSW includes bank statement, lease agreements, utility bills, etc.
The second step in preparing the NSW 190 State Nomination Visa is to meet the eligibility requirements in order to be shortlisted as a nominee. Once you meet all those requirements, you will receive an invitation to apply for NSW nomination. You will then need to submit a complete application for NSW nomination within 14 days of receiving the invitation. 190 NSW nomination visa application can take up to 12 weeks to be processed
There are fees associated with NSW nomination for 190 visa application which is $300-$330 (as of July 2019) and it is non-refundable. If you have received an invitation to apply for New South Wales nomination, you have to ensure that you are ready to pay your fee when the application is submitted. The payment can be made by online transfer such as credit and debit cards.
The third step in the 190 NSW State Nomination Visa, if the state approves your nomination, you will then receive an invitation to apply for the 190 visas and this must be done within 60 days after being nominated by NSW. After the 190 visa is granted, you are required to commit to living and working in NSW for at least 2 years.
NSW state nomination services assess candidates based on their rank within each occupation group. They will also be selected based on their English proficiency and skilled employment. The top-ranking and prioritised candidates are the ones who already living in NSW and have at least 12 months of skilled employment in NSW.
If you have any further questions regarding 190 NSW State Skilled nomination visa program, you may want to consider booking a consultation with our Principal Migration Agent, Mrs Indah Melindasari by contacting ONEderland Consulting.
ONEderland Consulting has extensive experience when dealing with complex visa cases.
Indah Melindasari as our principal migration agent is very experienced in dealing with similar State Nomination Visa and other related Working Visa cases.
Indah is also registered with the Australian Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA) with registration number 0961448.
We are regulated in our professional practice and are bound by the profession’s Code of Conduct issued by the Migration Agents Registration Authority.
We understand that applying for a visa to Australia is complex. Indah Melindasari and the team at ONEderland Consulting will help you to understand what you have to do and also provide the best options for applying for your visa.