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NSW 190 and 491 ROI - Financial Year 2021 -2022

NSW government gives visa nominations to profoundly talented professionals in various occupations to help drive economic growth in NSW state. The NSW skilled nominated visa subclass 190 occupation list is by the ANZSCO unit group. NSW has recently published information about its skilled migration program for the financial year 2021-2022. 

Commencement: 

Applications open for nomination from 1st August 2021. Submission windows are for the months of August, October, January, and March. As submission windows are open for four months only, eligible candidates should lodge ROI as soon as possible and wait to get selected. Once selected, you will have 14 days to submit a state nomination application. 

Who can apply for 190 NSW?

To be considered in an NSW invitation round for the skilled nominated visa subclass 190, you must have 

 Have submitted an EOI in SkillSelect

 Have at least Competent English

 Have achieved at least 65 points

 Have a valid skill assessment in an NSW target sector.

 Be under 45 years of age

 Be either: 

  • Have genuinely resided in NSW for a minimum period of three months or
  • Currently employed in NSW, where your employment meets the standard for claiming skilled employment in your nominated occupation.

 

NSW nominations are by invitation only, which means you can not apply directly for an invitation. Being invited to apply for an NSW invitation for this subclass is highly competitive, so it is advisable to book an appointment with our registered migration agent to explore other visa options. 

Who can apply for 491 NSW?

To be considered in an NSW invitation round for the skilled nominated visa subclass 491, you must meet all criteria in one of the following three streams:

STREAM -1

 Living and working in regional NSW. 

 Have been living in the designated regional year of NSW for at least the previous 12 months. 

 Have been working in your nominated occupation or closely related occupation for at least the previous twelve months.

 Have at least Competent English

 Have achieved at least 65 points

 Have a valid skill assessment for an occupation that appears on the stream one combined occupation list.

 Be under 45 years of age

STREAM -2

 Have completed a study in Regional NSW.

 Have completed the study within the previous 24 months. 

 The study meets the Australian study requirement as determined by the department of home affairs.

 Have lived in a designated regional area of NSW while completing your study.

 Have been living in the designated regional year of NSW for at least the previous 12 months. 

 Have at least Competent English

 Have achieved at least 65 points

 Have a valid skill assessment for an occupation that appears on the nominated region occupation list.

 Be under 45 years of age

STREAM -3

 The applicant must hold a valid skill assessment for an occupation that appears on the Nominated region's occupation list. 

 Be currently living in an Australian state or Territory. 

 Which Occupations are Eligible to apply for skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 190 NSW?

This visa allows nominated skilled workers to live and work in Australia as permanent residents. To get this visa, an applicant must be nominated by a state or territory government agency. The applicants must hold a valid skill assessment in an occupation within an ANZSCO unit group to be considered for positive outcomes. Some of the top occupations are as below: 

 1413 - Hotel and Motel Managers

 1351 - ICT Managers

 2211 - Accountants

 2324 - Graphic and Web Designers

 2332 - Civil Engineering Professionals

 2611 - ICT Business and System Analyst

 2631 - Computer network professionals

 2613 - Software and application programmers

 3212 - Motor Mechanic

 3341 - Plumbers

 3513 - Chef

 3514 - Cook

 3941 - Cabinetmakers

 3511 - Bakers and Pastrycooks

 3334 - Wall and Floor tilers

Which Occupations are Eligible to apply for skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 491 NSW?

This visa allows nominated skilled workers to live, study and work in designated regional areas in Australia for a period of 5 years. To get this visa, an applicant must be nominated by a state or territory government agency or by a family member living in a designated regional area. You may be entitled to Permanent residency if you meet the criteria for subclass 191, such as: 

 Working in a designated regional area with an annual salary of at least $53,900 for three years. 

 Live, study and work in a regional area for at least three years while holding 491 visa subclass. 

 

Some of the top occupations are as below: 

 

Combined Occupation List: 

 Finance Manager

 Child Care Centre Manager

 ICT Project Manager

 Graphic and Web Designers

 Civil Engineering Professionals

 ICT Business and System Analyst

 Computer network professionals

 Software and application programmers

 Motor Mechanic

 Plumbers

 Chef

 Cook

 Carpenters

 Enrolled Nurses

 Community Workers

Stream 2 and 3

(Subjects to different regional areas)

 Finance Manager

 Child Care Centre Manager

 ICT Project Manager

 Graphic and Web Designers

 Civil Engineering Professionals

 ICT Business and System Analyst

 Computer network professionals

 Software and application programmers

 Motor Mechanic

 Plumbers

 Chef

 Cook

 Carpenters

 Enrolled Nurses

 Community Workers

The full occupation list can be found here: 

https://www.nsw.gov.au/topics/visas-and-migration/skilled-visas/nsw-skilled-occupation-lists

Applicants who wish to lodge their EOI and ROI can contact our registered migration agents. Our registered migration agents have more than eight years of experience assisting international students and temporary visa holders. Please book your appointment online or contact us to check your eligibility.