Ashburn,Virginia, United States

Skilled Nominated Visa Programme (Subclass 190)

You may apply for a nomination from an authorized business house/state/province in Australia if you are a highly qualified professional whose job profile is needed in Australia. Such corporations/states/provinces propose you for immigration to Australia. Once you have received your nomination, you may apply for your PR Visa via the Skilled Nominated Visa Programme.

You must submit an Expression of Interest via Australia’s Skill Select Portal. You will be required to work for a certain amount of time in the designated business house/state/province.

Factors influencing skill evaluation

You must be nominated by a state/territory/government agency. You will get an additional 5 points for such a nomination.

Additional Information

This is a permanent Resident Visa Programme that requires you to reside and work in a certain region/province for the specified time period.


This programme was created to recruit professionals to provinces/states in Australia where there is a high need for their specific profile. Following the term, you are free to migrate wherever in Australia.


Australia offers free basic education up to the 12th grade. Your children are eligible for this indefinitely.


Once you have a PR, you are instantly able to become a sponsor and invite family or friends who you believe would be qualified to work in Australia.


If you dwell in Australia for four years on a PR Visa, with intermittent travel, you are eligible for Australian citizenship.

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