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190 Visa – Skilled Work Nominated Visa



The Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190) stands as a golden gateway for skilled professionals seeking opportunities to live and work in Australia.

This visa category, sponsored by Australian states or territories, is tailored for individuals who possess specialized skills that are in high demand in different regions of Australia.

Being a permanent residency visa, it not only allows the visa holders to enjoy the vibrant lifestyle and diverse work opportunities available in Australia but also paves the way for them to become Australian citizens in the future.

190 Visa Requirements

The requirements for the subclass 491 visa can be quite extensive. Here, I’ll outline the general requirements for both:

 Occupation: Your occupation must be listed in the in-demand occupation list of the nominating state or territory.

 Skills Assessment: You must undergo a skills assessment to verify your qualifications and work experience.

 English Proficiency: A competent level of English proficiency is required, which is usually verified through an approved English language test.

 Health and Character: Applicants must meet the health and character requirements set by the Australian government.

 NominationYou must be nominated by an Australian state or territory based on your skills and qualifications.

 Points Score: Achieve a minimum score of 65 points in the points test, which considers factors like age, work experience, and education. 

190 Visa Application Steps

Check Your Eligibility

Start by researching the specific requirements of the Australian state or territory you are interested in.

Expression of Interest (EOI)

Submit an EOI through the SkillSelect platform, detailing your nominated occupation, skills, qualifications, and work experience.

Receive State or Territory Nomination

If your skills and qualifications align with the needs of a state or territory, you may receive a nomination..

Visa Application

After receiving a nomination, you have a 60-day window to formally apply for the visa. Ensure to gather all necessary documents and fulfill the requirements.

190 Visa Processing Time

The processing times for visa applications can fluctuate due to various factors.

These include the completeness of your application with all essential documents, the method of application submission (with online applications being processed faster), the speed of your response to additional information requests, the duration required for mandatory checks, the time taken to obtain data from external organizations concerning health, character, and national security evaluations, and the availability of slots in the migration program for permanent visa applications.

Processing times

 25% of applications: 63 Days

 50% of applications: 78 Days

 75% of applications: 4 Months

 90% of applications: 8 Months

190 Visa Cost


The starting fee for the 190 Visa application is AUD 4,640.

Additional costs may arise based on individual circumstances, such as health checks or including family members in the application.

It is advisable to be prepared for potential extra costs to avoid any delays in the application process.

Here is the breakdown: 

 Main Visa applicant -$4,640

 Spouse -$2,320

 Per dependant-$1,160

Our Consultancy fee will be determined based on your specific situation.

Consider obtaining professional from migration agent Perth guidance to smoothly navigate through the visa application process.

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Frequently Asked Questions

In case you don’t find an answer to your question, feel free to consult with one of our agents.

The Skilled Independent Visa (189) does not require state or territory sponsorship. The Skilled Nominated Visa (190) requires nomination (“sponsorship”) by an Australian state or territory. Holders of the 190 visa have obligations to live and work in the nominating state/territory for at least 2 years.

Subclass 189: A permanent residency visa without the need for sponsorship or nomination.

Subclass 190: A permanent residency visa, but requires nomination by a state or territory government.

Subclass 491: A temporary visa valid for 5 years, with the possibility of applying for permanent residency after living and working in regional Australia for at least 3 years.

The typical 190 visa processing time is 75% of applications take 6 months to process.90% of applications take 18 months to be finalized and Visa 189 visa normally has following timeframe: 25% of applicants within 23 months,50% of applications within 25 months,75% of applications in 3 years, 90% of applications in 39 months.

The Department of Home Affairs  online calculator can help you in this regard

If a state nominates, you are obliged to live there for at least 2 years after the visa is granted.

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