A Public Health Emergency has been declared in the ACT for the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Click Here for more information


The ACT's allocation of 491 nomination places has been met for 2020-21. 491 processing will recommence in July 2021. 

Information about the 190 invitation round on 11 June 2021 is available HERE

The next Canberra Matrix invitation round will be held in July 2021.

Application - Canberra Matrix

Applying for ACT nomination - Canberra Matrix

You may express your interest in applying for ACT nomination by completing the Canberra Matrix. 

Before you begin the Canberra Matrix, you MUST read the ACT nomination guidelines carefully? It is very important that you understand the eligibility and Matrix criteria. 

If your Matrix score is ranked, and you are invited to apply for ACT nomination you must evidence your eligibility and any Matrix score claimed at date of Matrix submission. If your supporting documents do not evidence your Matrix eligibility / score claimed, your application will be refused.


Migration agents acting on behalf of a client must register and create an agents account. The Canberra Matrix can be accessed from your agent portal. Agent Log In

Individual candidates not using a migration agent are not required to create an account. You can access the Canberra Matrix here: Apply now  - Canberra matrix.


Invitations to apply for ACT nomination

If you are invited to apply for ACT nomination, you will receive an email with a weblink to access your online application.

If you decide to save your application for ACT nomination and complete at a later date, you may resume the saved application here.Resume Saved Application

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