Effective 4:00pm AEST 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.

 

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Visas

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One certainty in your decision to migrate is your requirement of an Australian visa. The visa you apply for will depend on your personal and professional circumstances.

All visas for entry to Australia are issued by the Australian Government. Every visa application is subject to Department of Home Affairs policies and procedures. If you haven’t already checked you should confirm your eligibility to migrate on Department of Home Affairs website or seek advice from a registered migration agent.

Eligible skilled and business people who demonstrate commitment to migrating to Canberra may qualify for Australian Capital Territory (ACT) nomination to assist you obtaining a visa.

Similarly if you are a local business looking to employ a skilled migrant the ACT Government can help.

Please note that non-refundable service fees apply for the processing of applications for ACT nomination. All fees quoted are in Australian dollars.

Skilled migration - applying for ACT 190 nomination 

If you are highly skilled with expertise and experience that’s considered in demand in Canberra you may be eligible for ACT nomination of a Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa.

All the information you need regarding ACT nomination is available by clicking on the link below. 

Find out more - applying for ACT 190 nomination - Skilled visas

Employer nomination - Applying for RCB support  

As an ACT employer you may be eligible to employ a skilled worker from overseas if the vacant position cannot be filled from the local labour market. If you meet the Department of Home Affairs specific migration requirements, the ACT Government, as the Regional Certifying Body, can support your nomination under the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS).

Find out more - applying for RCB support - employer nomination

Business Skills - applying for ACT nomination

Are you a successful businessperson who wants to start a business in the ACT?  The ACT can help by nominating your Business Innovation visa (provisional and permanent). There are a number of eligibility requirements detailed in the Business Skills Visas section of this website.

Find out more - applying for ACT nomination - Business Skills visas

Further Information