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10 New Occupations Added to New South Wales Occupation List for Skilled Nominated (Subclass 190) Visa

10 New Occupations Added to New South Wales Occupation List for Skilled Nominated (Subclass 190) Visa

10 New Occupations Added to New South Wales Occupation List for Skilled Nominated (Subclass 190) Visa

The Government of New South Wales announced ten new occupations, which added to the New South Wales Occupation List for Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa. The announcement was made on 16 February 2021 on the official government website of New South Wales.

With the new occupation list, the Government of New South Wales created new opportunities for skilled workers who wish to migrate to New South Wales.

What are the new occupations?

New Occupations for New South Wales

General Skilled Migration Program in New South Wales

New South Wales (NSW) is one of the Australian states known well for its iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

The Government of New South Wales invites skilled workers to work and settle in New South Wales through its General Skilled Migration program.

The program has two visa options:

  1. Skilled Work Regional (subclass 491) visa and
  2. Skilled Nomination (subclass 190) visa.

How to get a nomination from New South Wales for Visa 190?

The Government of New South Wales uses a selection-based invitation process to ensure that all nominees align with the skills needed for the state’s economy. You must meet all the eligibility to be nominated by the NSW Government.

How to know if you are eligible for NSW Skilled Visa 190?

How to know if you are eligible for NSW Skilled Visa 190

New South Wales Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa Eligibilities

The Government of New South Wales invites skilled workers to advance their careers in New South Wales (NSW) by applying for NSW nomination for a skilled visa.

If you are interested in migrating to New South Wales under visa 190, you must meet all eligibilities below:

  • You must be under 45 years of age;
  • You must obtain a minimum score of 65 points in your Expression of Interest (EOI) submitted in SkillSelect;
  • At the time of the invitation, you must have an English score of at least competent English. You will be exempted from the English criteria if you are a citizen of the USA, UK, Canada, Republic of Ireland, or New Zealand;
  • You must hold a valid skill assessment in an occupation that exactly matches an occupation on the NSW subclass 190 visa occupation list;
  • You must be currently residing in NSW.

Read more about How Many Points are needed for Australian Skilled Migration Visa 2021 here.

New South Wales Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa Eligibilities

2021 New Occupations on New South Wales Occupation List for Visa 190

On 16 February 2021, the Government of New South Wales added ten new occupations to its Skilled Occupation List. Most of the occupations are in the engineering field. Here are the ten new occupations:

Occupation Code Occupation Name
233211 Civil Engineer
233212 Geotechnical Engineer
233214 Structural Engineer
233215 Transport Engineer
233511 Industrial Engineer
233512 Mechanical Engineer
233513 Production or Plant Engineer
312211 Civil Engineering Draftsperson
312212 Civil Engineering Technician
312999 Building and Engineering Technicians nec
Occupation Code Occupation Name
233211 Civil Engineer
233212 Geotechnical Engineer
233214 Structural Engineer
233215 Transport Engineer
233511 Industrial Engineer
233512 Mechanical Engineer
233513 Production or Plant Engineer
312211 Civil Engineering Draftsperson
312212 Civil Engineering Technician
312999 Building and Engineering Technicians nec

 

The new occupations are listed for Skilled Nomination (subclass 190) visa only.

There are no new occupations added to the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) (subclass 491) visa.

Read more about New South Wales Skilled Occupation List here.

New Occupations Equal New Chance for Visa 190 Applicant!

With the ten new occupations added to NSW Occupation List, meaning you have a greater chance to migrate to NSW, especially for those of you who are skilled in one of these occupations.

Additionally, it also brings a more opportunity for Engineers who are waiting for a nomination from the Australian state because as they are more prominently featured on the list published by the New South Wales Government if they meet the criteria.

If you wish to check your occupation and eligibility, please contact us via email at [email protected] or via phone on 1300 827 159.