THE ACT SKILLED MIGRATION PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED TO OVERSEAS APPLICANTS: EFFECTIVE 23 AUGUST 2017

However, if you are living overseas and you have close ties (either family or genuine job offer) in Canberra; OR you have completed a PhD at an ACT university, you can still apply for ACT 190 nomination if you meet the criteria. 

If you have already submitted an application and paid the service fee before 23 August 2017, the application will be processed in queue order. 

CANBERRA RESIDENTS - if you are living in Canberra, you can apply for ACT 190 nomination as soon as you meet the nomination criteria. 

Guidelines

Skilled Visa - guidelines for ACT 190 nomination - updated 21 September 2017

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 5 July 2017

ACT Occupation List

ACT 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