Effective Friday 29 June 2018:

Canberra residents:
• You are eligible to apply for ACT 190 nomination if your nominated occupation is listed as ‘open’ on the current ACT Occupation List.

• You are not eligible to apply for ACT 190 nomination if your nominated occupation is listed as ‘closed ‘on the current ACT Occupation List.

Overseas residents: 
• The ACT 190 nomination program remains closed for overseas applicants without close ties to Canberra, and is now closed to overseas applicants with close ties to Canberra.

The ACT 190 nomination program will reopen to all applicants on 29 November 2018. 

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How to migrate to Australia

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If you live overseas and you’d like the opportunity to create a future in Canberra, there are a number of visa options available to you.

The first step is to find out more about the visas that are available to you on the Department of  Home Affairs website.

If you have skills or qualifications that Australia needs, you can be:

If you have a successful business overseas,  you can be nominated by a state or territory government to establish or manage a business or invest in Australia.

Remember, the ACT government does not grant visas. It is the Department of Home Affairs who is responsible for all visa processes.

The ACT is only involved in the nomination of a skilled or business visa applicant to live and work in Canberra.

Find out more about ACT nomination

Further Information