NSW is pleased to announce that applications for the 2014/15 Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) program will soon reopen. Details on eligibility requirements and the application process will be published in mid-July 2014.
NSW will introduce a number of new initiatives in 2014/15 which are designed to align the NSW Skilled Nominated visa program with the skills requirements of the NSW economy. Key points about the program in 2014/15 are:
NSW runs the Skilled Nominated program in order to attract highly skilled people in a range of occupations to contribute to NSW future skills needs. As the program is rolled out over 2014/15, NSW will closely monitor the program and will adjust eligibility criteria, including occupational eligibility, as required.
|Occupation List updated||
Applications close (4-6 weeks after opening)
|14 July||14 July||11 – 25 August|
|1 October||14 October||11 – 25 November|
|7 January||19 January||16 February – 2 March|
|1 April||14 April||12 – 26 May|
NSW Trade & Investment estimates a 12 week processing timeframe.
Applications lodged by post will not be accepted.