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. 

Schedule of Fees

The ACT charges a service fee for processing applications as shown below in Australian dollars. 

These fees are not refundable - please ensure you meet the ACT's eligibility requirements and have included all supporting documentation with your application to avoid disappointment.

ACT nomination - Skilled visa

Application for ACT nomination of a Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa: $300

RCB support - Employer Nomination

Application for Regional Certifying Body (RCB) support of an employer nomination: $300

ACT nomination - Business Skills visa

Application for ACT nomination of a Business Talent (permanent) (subcass 132) visa: $1,100
Application for ACT nomination of a Business Innovation and Investment (provisional) (subclass 188) visa: $600
Application for ACT nomination o f Business Innovation and Investment (permanent) (subclass 888) visa: $1,100