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Great news for offshore applicants applying for Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)



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NSW state has updated requirements for skilled visa SC190 applicants and OFFSHORE applicants can apply for a visa in some occupations.

 

Requirements for candidates for NSW skilled visa SC190

 

  • Relevant and positive skills assessment
  • English exam (the higher your band the better)
  • Initial EOI in SkillSelect
  • Resided offshore for the past three months
  • For some occupations – at least 3 years of experience

 

Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Minimum eligibility

To be considered during a NSW invitation round, you must:

  • be eligible for the Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)
  • have submitted an EOI in SkillSelect 
  • have a valid skills assessment in an occupation that is within an ANZSCO unit group identified on our NSW skilled occupation lists page

Onshore candidates

If you are residing onshore, you must:

  • be currently residing in NSW and either:
    • have genuinely and continuously resided in NSW for the past three months, or
    • be gainfully employed in a long-term capacity in NSW in your nominated (or closely related) occupation for a minimum 20 hours per week 

Offshore candidates

If you are residing offshore, you must:

  • have continuously resided offshore for the past three months, and
  • have a valid skills assessment for an occupation within an ANZSCO unit group that accepts offshore candidates —these unit groups are identified with a tick (✔)  under the 'Offshore' column on our NSW skilled occupation lists page

 

Skilled Visa Offshore candidates

Offshore candidates skilled in occupations within some ANZSCO unit groups will now be considered in invitation rounds. These unit groups are identified with a tick (✔)  under the 'Offshore' column below.  

 

Work experience requirement

You now must have a minimum three years work experience in your nominated (or closely related) occupation for occupations within some ANZSCO unit groups. These unit groups are identified with a tick (✔)  under the 'Experience' column below.

The work experience requirement (where applicable) applies to both onshore and offshore applicants. 

Changes apply to all SkillSelect EOIs regardless of when they were submitted or amended. 

 

Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Occupation List

Please be aware that the list can be changed anytime.

 

1 – Managers    

 

2 – Professionals    

 

Learn more using a link to the original occupation list.

 

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