Western Australia Nomination Program

State Nominated Skilled Visas For The Western Australia Skilled Migration

To apply for the skilled nominated visa of Western Australia, you must be nominated from the state of Western Australia and meet the criteria for the nominated visa and Skilled Migrated Western Australia criteria.

A candidate should have a job offer for the given demand occupation list of Western Australia.

NOTE:- Getting a nomination from Western Australia does not guarantee your visa to be accepted by the Department of Home Affairs.

If you get a nomination, you must do the following things:

  • You have to register your arrival with the Settlement Service Team
  • You should have enough funds for at least three months to sustain yourself in the foreign land.
  • You agree to live and work in Western Australia for at least 2 years.
  • You have to complete a settlement survey every six months for this two-year period.

 The  Two Visa Categories:

  1. Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190):
    • Subclass 190 Visa is a permanent visa which allows you to live and work in all the areas of Western Australia.
    • To apply for this visa, you must score 60 in your Australia Immigration Points Test. The nomination from the Western Australia will give you 5 points which will be automatically added in your expression of interest in skill select.
  2. Skilled regional provisional visa (Subclass 489):
    • Subclass 489 Visa is a provisional visa for 4 years which allows you to live and work in a regional area of Western Australia outside of the Perth region. The condition on which  your permanent residence is possible in Western Australia is you have lived in Western Australia for two years and worked for at least one year.
    • To apply for this visa, you must score 60 in your Australia Immigration Points Test. The nomination from the regional Western Australia will give you 10 extra points which will be added to your expression of interest in skill select.

 The Regional Areas Covered in Western Australia

These cities are low in population growth. There are 9 areas in Western Australia and they are:

  • Gascoyne
  • Goldfields-Esperance
  • Kimberley
  • Pilbara
  • Mid- West
  • South-West
  • Great Southern
  • Peel
  • Wheatbelt

You cannot live and work in the capital city of Perth

 

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