Northern Territory Nomination Program

Northern Territory offers  employment opportunities to the workers who are highly skilled and qualified to join the northern territory and contribute to their economy. This nomination program nominates professionals and skilled tradespeople to live and work in Australia’s Northern Territory.

Australia’s Northern Territory (NT) Government nominates highly skilled professionals and tradespeople for visas who have the required skills and experience, by Northern Territory employers and are in high demand in the NT.

For a nomination by NT, you must have a positive skills assessment for a skilled occupation listed on the Australian Government’s current list of eligible skilled occupations and the NT Migration Occupation List.

Therefore, to apply for NT government nomination you must lodge:

  • A nomination application with the NT Government
  • An Expression of Interest (EOI) on the Australian government Skill Select service

 Skilled Nominated Visas

Northern Territory government participates in the following skilled nominated visa categories:

NT Government can also nominate you if your occupation is not listed on the NT Migration list but it is on the Australia’s Government’s current list of eligible skilled occupations. Also, you must have:

  • Skills and experience which NT requires
  • Proof of positive employment prospects in the Northern Territory either in your nominated occupation or a closely related skilled occupation.
  • Good intentions to live and work in Northern Territory for a specified 2 years after your visa has been granted

 

 Eligibility Requirement to Apply For The NT Nomination Program:

You must fulfill the following conditions to apply for the NT Nomination program:

  • You must meet the Australian Government requirements to be granted the visa
  • You must get a nomination from the Northern Territory Government
  • You must meet the character and health requirements
  • Your skilled occupation must be listed on the Northern Territory Migration Occupation list

 Processing Time For NT Nomination Visa

The processing time depends upon the number of applications received, invitations given and many other factors. Below are the expected processing time for the NT visa nomination applications:

For the foreign nationals, the applications are processed in about six months

code Occupation
141999 Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec
221111 Accountant (General)
233911 Aeronautical Engineer
231111* Aeroplane Pilot
234111 Agricultural Consultant
234112 Agricultural Scientist
342111* Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic
323111 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)
323112* Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)
121111 Aquaculture Farmer
362212 Arborist
139911 Arts Administrator or Manager
321111 Automotive Electrician
351111 Baker
121312 Beef Cattle Farmer
351211 Butcher or Small goods Maker
394111 Cabinetmaker
342411* Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)
141111 Cafe or Restaurant Manager
331212 Carpenter
351311 Chef
312212 Civil Engineering Technician
272311 Clinical Psychologist
ANZSCO code Occupation Comments
334114* Gasfitter
253111* General Medical Practitioner
333111 Glazier
391111 Hairdresser
313111 Hardware Technician Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
134299!! Health and Welfare Services Manager nec All applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
141311 Hotel or Motel Manager
223111!! Human Resource Advisor All applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
261111 ICT Business Analyst Offshore applicants must provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
225212 ICT Business Development Manager
313112 ICT Customer Support Officer Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
135112 ICT Project Manager Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
262112 ICT Security Specialist Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
313199 ICT Support Technicians nec Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
272412 Interpreter
362213 Landscape Gardener
224611* Librarian
121399 Livestock Farmers nec
221112 Management Accountant
224711 Management Consultant
225113 Marketing Specialist
233512 Mechanical Engineer
322311 Metal Fabricator
121411 Mixed Crop And Livestock Farmer
121216 Mixed Crop Farmer
121317 Mixed Livestock Farmer
321211 Motor Mechanic (General)
321213 Motorcycle Mechanic
263112 Network Administrator Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
263113 Network Analyst Offshore applicants must provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
254311* Nurse Manager
254411* Nurse Practitioner
252411* Occupational Therapist
ANZSCO code Occupation Comments
324111 Panelbeater
311215 Pharmacy Technician
252511* Physiotherapist
334111* Plumber (General)
134213 Primary Health Organisation Manager
133511 Production Manager (Forestry)
133513 Production Manager (Mining)
511112 Program or Project Administrator
612112 Property Manager
272612 Recreation Officer
254412* Registered Nurse (Aged Care)
254413* Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)
254414* Registered Nurse (Community Health)
254415* Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)
254416* Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)
254417* Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)
254421* Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)
254418* Registered Nurse (Medical)
254422* Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
254425* Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)
254423* Registered Nurse (Perioperative)
254424* Registered Nurse (Surgical)
254499* Registered Nurses nec
411715 Residential Care Officer
251513* Retail Pharmacist
131112 Sales and Marketing Manager
322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker
231213* Ship’s Master
321214 Small Engine Mechanic
272511 Social Worker
261313 Software Engineer Offshore applicants must provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
399516 Sound Technician
252712 Speech Pathologist
452321 Sports Development Officer
133611 Supply and Distribution Manager
232212 Surveyor
262113 Systems Administrator Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
261112 Systems Analyst Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
221113 Taxation Accountant
241111* Teacher, Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School)
241512* Teacher of the Hearing Impaired
241599* Teacher, Special Education nec
342413* Telecommunications Linesworker
272413 Translator
121221 Vegetable Grower
324311 Vehicle Painter
234711* Veterinarian
361311 Veterinary Nurse
242211 Vocational Education Teacher
313113 Web Administrator Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
232414 Web Designer
261212 Web Developer Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
322313 Welder (First Class)
134214!! Welfare Centre Manager All applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
272613 Welfare Worker
411716 Youth Worker

For occupations marked with * on the list, where there is mandatory licensing or registration requirement, the applicant will have to prove level of English well sufficient to meet licensing/registration or a minimum of IELTS 6 score in each band or equivalent, whichever is higher.

 

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