If last year was any indication, approximately 4,000 candidates will be invited to apply for permanent residency through New South Wales' nomination program. Find out if your occupation is on the list, below.
NSW Department of Industry just announced the availability of the 2016-2017 Priority Skilled Occupation List for skilled migrants , professionals intend to apply for permanent residency through New South Wales nomination program.
“There are no changes to the list.” the announcement clarified. For occupations on the list, candidates with completed applications could be invited to apply for nomination for the Skilled Nominated visa.
In the immediately preceding financial year (2015 to 2016) NSW nominated 4,000 candidates. Invitations for the 2016-17 financial year would be issued from end of this month (July 2016)
The NSW Department of Industry reminds potential applicants that "Sydney is renowned for having the best quality of living standard of any major Australian city and has been voted the ‘world’s friendliest city’. Within Australia, New South Wales (NSW) is the largest state economy and home to 45% of the top 500 enterprises in the country."
Check the occupations on NSW Priority Occupations by clicking on the link below or copying it and pasting on your browser.
Skilled Nominated (Permanent) Visa (subclass 190)
The Skilled Nominated Visa (190 visa) is a permanent visa for pointstested skilled workers who are nominated by a state or territory government agency. NSW Department of Industry nominates eligible highly skilled workers with occupational skills needed in the State to drive economic growth.
This visa is pointstested. Applicants who receive NSW nomination are awarded five (5) additional points towards their overall points score.
NSW nominees must commit to live and work in NSW for at least their first two years in Australia while holding this visa.
The visa criteria and visa application processes are administered by the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP). NSW nominates eligible candidates to apply for the visa to DIBP. State nomination does not guarantee that the visa will be granted.
Candidates who are invited to apply for NSW nomination must
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