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.

Guidelines

Skilled Visa - guidelines for ACT 190 nomination 

Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa

ACT nomination guidelines - Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) 
ACT nomination guidelines - Skilled Nominated (subclass 190)

PhD streamlined ACT 190 nomination

ACT Streamlined PhD 190 nomination guidelines 
ACT Streamlined PhD 190 nomination guidelines

ACT Occupation List - updated 19 April 2017

ACT Occupation List - On19/04/2017, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection removed 216 occupations from the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL) and replaced it with the 'Combined Occupation List. 

A new ACT Occupation list based on the Combined Occupation List will be announced in July.

Combined Occupation List 

Employer nomination - guidelines for RCB support 

Regional Certifying Body (RCB) Support -  Direct Entry Stream

Guidelines - Applying for RCB support Guidelines - Applying for RCB support

Business Skills - guidelines for ACT nomination

ACT nomination - Business Talent (permanent) (subclass 132) visa 

132 Guidelines - Significant Business: 2.8MB
132 Guidelines - Significant Business: 130kB 

132 Guidelines - Venture Capital: 2.8MB 
132 Guidelines - Venture Capital: 124kB 
 

ACT nomination - Business Innovation and Investment (provisional) (subclass 188)

188 Guidelines - Business Innovation: 2.8MB 
188 Guidelines - Business Innovation 129kB

188 Guidelines - Significant Investor: 2.8MB 
188 Guidelines - Significant Investor: 121kB 

188 Guidelines - Entrepreneur stream

188 Guidelines - Entrepreneur stream

ACT nomination - Business Innovation and Investment (permanent) (subclass 888)

888 Guidelines - Business Innovation: 2.8MB 
888 Guidelines - Business Innovation: 128kB 

888 Guidelines - Significant Investor: 2.8MB 
888 Guidelines - Significant Investor: 118kB