New South Wales

Subclass 190 Skilled Occupation List

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Introduction to New South Wales Subclass 190 Skilled Occupation List

The Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) is a permanent visa for points tested skilled workers who are nominated by a state or territory government agency. NSW Treasury nominates eligible highly skilled workers occupational skills needed in the state to drive economic growth. 

If you possess a highly skilled occupation and seek an opportunity to migrate to Australia to live and advance your career, you may wish to seek NSW nomination for a Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) or a Skilled Work Regional visa (Subclass 491). Through regional migration, skilled workers enjoy the many work opportunities, lifestyle benefits and services available in the regions of NSW.

Requirement for New South Wales Subclass 190

In order to receive an offer for Subclass 190 you need to meet the NSW requirements as follows: 

  • Have an occupation indicated on the NSW 190 Priority Skilled Occupation List. Some occupations on the NSW 190 Priority Occupation List are subject to an additional requirement for nomination by NSW. The additional requirement for these occupations is to be currently living in NSW, to have been employed in NSW for at least one year, in your nominated occupation. 
  • Score a minimum of at least 65 points on the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs
  • Have received an invitation to apply for NSW nomination.
  • Submit a complete and accurate application for NSW nomination within 14 days of being invited to apply.
  • Commit to living and working in NSW for at least the first two years after being granted your Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190).

NSW will generally not invite candidates to apply for nomination by NSW for a Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) if they are currently residing in another Australian state or territory.

NSW also does not currently offer a pathway for NSW graduates through the Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) program due to the very high demand for positions from highly qualified and experienced individuals.

New South Wales Subclass 190 Skilled Occupation List

Please see below for the New South Wales Occupation List:

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