ACT Skilled Migration Program closed to overseas applicants until July 2017

Canberra residents

This action does not affect Canberra based applicants. You are still able to apply for ACT nomination if you meet the nomination criteria.

Streamlined PhD nominations

This action does not affect ACT PhD alumni living overseas. You are still able to apply for steamlined nomination if you meet the nomination criteria. Email migrationservices@act.gov.au for advice on how to lodge the online application. 

ACT Occupation List will be updated in July 2017

On 19/04/2017, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection removed 216 occupations from the eligible list of occupations; and replaced the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL) with the Combined Occupation List. A new 'ACT Occupation List', based on the Combined Occupation List, will be announced in July.

Current processing times

 

Applications for ACT nomination - Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa

Overseas applicants: All applications have been assessed and are currently with the delegate for consideration. 

Canberra residents: The average processing time is 8 weeks. We are currently processing applications for ACT 190 nomination received on 11 April 2017

 

 

Applications for RCB support of an employer nomination

The average processing time is now 8 weeks. We are currently processing applications for RCB support received on 17 April 2017.