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Canberra Skilled Migration Program


Canberra, the National Capital of Australia is located under Australian Capital Territory (ACT). It is a perfect country to create exciting careers and opportunities.

Canberra is not only famous for creating career opportunities but also for its food and wine, art and culture, heritage, and warm welcome.

Around 25 percent of the population in Canberra were born overseas and hundreds of people choose to work here.

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Canberra/ Act Skilled Migration Program

The highly skilled and qualified workers who commit to migrate to Canberra may apply their nomination under Australian Capital Territory for their permanent residency. If you are highly skilled with required expertise and experience which is in demand in Canberra you may be eligible for ACT nomination of a Skilled Nominated Visa 190.

As an overseas applicant, you must have an occupation in demand (or close ties to Canberra), meet all the eligibility criteria, and the minimum required score of 60 points in Australia Immigration Point Calculator. Also, you must demonstrate a genuine commitment to live in Canberra for at least two years from the date of your arrival to Canberra.

Additionally, if you are living in Canberra, and are working in a skilled occupation, or a PhD graduate, then also you may be eligible to apply for ACT nomination of a skilled Nominated Subclass 190 visa.

If you are nominated by the ACT, you are awarded five additional points towards your overall points score. If you fulfill the required 60 points score, you will automatically receive an invitation from Department of Home Affairs to apply for the Skilled Nominated subclass 190 visa.

Please Note The ACT Does Not Have Access To Nominate Subclass 489 Visas.

Only subclass 190 is applicable under ACT Nomination Program and there is no access to subclass 489 visas.

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The Updated ACT State Nomination Occupation List 1st july 2019

ANZSCO Occupation List

131112

Sales & Marketing Manager

131113

Advertising Manager

132511

Research and development manager **

225311

Public Relations Professional

232111

Architect

232112

Landscape Architect

232411

Graphic Designer

232412

Illustrator

232414

Web Designer

232611

Urban & Regional Planner

233211

Civil Engineer

233212

Geotechnical Engineer

233213

Quantity Surveyor

233214

Structural Engineer

233911

Aeronautical Engineer

233912

Agricultural Engineer

233913

Biomedical Engineer

233914

Engineering Technologist

233915

Environmental Engineer

233999

Engineering Professionals nec

233916

Naval Architect**

234111

Agricultural Consultant**

234112

Agricultural Scientist**

234211

Chemist **

234312

Environmental Consultant **

234313

Environmental Research Scientist **

234399

Environmental Scientists nec **

234411

Geologist **

234412

Geophysicist **

234413

Hydrogeologist **

234511

Life Scientist (general) **

234513

Biochemist **

234514

Biotechnologist **

234515

Botanist**

234516

Marine Biologist**

241111

Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher

242111

University Lecturer ##

251211

Medical Diagnostic Radiographer

251212

Medical Radiation Therapist

251213

Nuclear Medicine Technologist

251214

Sonographer

251511

Hospital Pharmacist ##

251512

Industrial Pharmacist ##

251513

Retail Pharmacist ##

252411

Occupational Therapist

252511

Physiotherapist

252711

Audiologist

252712

Speech Pathologist

253111

General Practitioner

253112

Resident Medical Officer

254111

Midwife

254311

Nurse Manager

254411

Nurse Practitioner

254412

Registered Nurse (Aged Care)

254413

Registered Nurse (Child & Family Health)

254414

Registered Nurse (Community Health)

254415

Registered Nurse (Critical Care & Emergency)

254416

Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)

254417

Registered Nurse (Disability & Rehabilitation)

254418

Registered Nurse (Medical)

254421

Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)

254422

Registered Nurse (Mental Health)

254423

Registered Nurse (Perioperative)

254424

Registered Nurse (Surgical)

254425

Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)

254499

Registered Nurses (nec)

261111

ICT Business Analyst **

261112

Systems Analyst**

261211

Multimedia Specialist

261212

Web Developer

261311

Analyst Programmer**

261312

Developer Programmer**

261313

Software Engineer**

261314

Software Tester**

261399

Software and Applications Programmers nec**

262111

Database Administrator**

262112

ICT Security Specialist**

262113

Systems Administrator**

263111

Computer Network & Systems Engineer**

263112

Network Administrator**

263113

Network Analyst**

263211

ICT Quality Assurance Engineer**

263212

ICT Support Engineer**

263213

ICT Systems Test Engineer**

263299

ICT Support and Test Engineers (nec)**

263311

Telecommunications Engineer**

272311

Clinical Psychologist

272312

Educational Psychologist

272313

Organisational Psychologist

272314

Psychotherapist

272399

Psychologists (nec)

272511

Social Worker

272612

Recreation Officer

272613

Welfare Worker

321211

Motor Mechanic (General)

321212

Diesel Motor Mechanic

321213

Motorcycle Mechanic

321214

Small Engine Mechanic

322311

Metal Fabricator

322313

Welder (First Class)

324111

Panel beater

331111

Bricklayer

331112

Stonemason

332211

Painting Trades Workers

333211

Fibrous Plasterer

333212

Solid Plasterer

334111

Plumber (General) ^^

334112

Aircon. & Mechanical Services Plumber ^^

334113

Drainer ^^

334114

Gasfitter ^^

334115

Roof Plumber ^^

341111

Electrician (General) ^^

341112

Electrician (Special Class) ^^

341113

Lift Mechanic ^^

342111

Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Mechanic ^^

391111

Hairdresser

394111

Cabinetmaker

411411

Enrolled Nurse

^^ Registration or licencing is required

** Employment Caveat. Minimum one year ACT employment contract (in the nominated occupation). The employment must be with a medium to large enterprise (50 plus employees) located in the ACT; or an academic appointment at an ACT tertiary institution.

## Minimum one year employment contract with an ACT employer in the nominated occupation

If you wish to nominate an ‘open’ occupation but you cannot comply with a ‘caveat’, the occupation is deemed to be ‘closed’.

How To Apply For ACT Skilled Migration Program?

Canberra is the state which looks into the future, not in the past, and actively pursue their dreams. If you too want to pursue your dream to migrate to Canberra, there are several ways to make that happen but the first and foremost way is to apply for the immigration process right away.

At Aptech Visa, the visa counselors have the ample experience to handle all your immigration related queries and serving immigration aspirants from across the globe. So, why waste time? Contact your visa counselor now for more details.

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