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.
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 65 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.
The ACT (Australian Capital Territory) provides territory nomination under the skilled work regional Subclass 491 visa. Before you apply for ACT nomination, you are required to complete the SkillSelect of Department of Home Affairs (DHA) by meeting the point test requirements that is minimum 65 points.
To apply through Regional Subclass 491 visa, you must show an interest to apply for ACT nomination. By getting a score based Canberra Matrix which will be allotted as per the economic demand and genuine commitment of ACT community, eligible applicants can proceed further. Candidates with a highest ranked in 491 visa stream will be selected and invited to apply for the nomination of ACT. If you are successfully invited, you have to complete the application by submit an online fees in 14 days. Along with this, you must attach all the necessary documents that prove your eligibility
The ACT nomination for the Subclass 190 and Subclass 491 visa will start on or after 1st January 2020. Further, if you have not issued any invitation from Canberra, your matrix will automatically expire in 6 months. Once your Matrix has lapsed, it can’t be activated again.
Only subclass 190 is applicable under ACT Nomination Program and there is no access to subclass 491 visas.
|Date||Subclass||No of Invitation||Points Score|
|19.Dec.2019||190/491||54||135 to 90|
|131112||Sales & Marketing Manager|
|132511||Research and development manager **|
|225311||Public Relations Professional|
|232611||Urban & Regional Planner|
|233999||Engineering Professionals nec|
|234312||Environmental Consultant **|
|234313||Environmental Research Scientist **|
|234399||Environmental Scientists nec **|
|234511||Life Scientist (general) **|
|241111||Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher|
|242111||University Lecturer ##|
|251211||Medical Diagnostic Radiographer|
|251212||Medical Radiation Therapist|
|251213||Nuclear Medicine Technologist|
|251511||Hospital Pharmacist ##|
|251512||Industrial Pharmacist ##|
|251513||Retail Pharmacist ##|
|253112||Resident Medical Officer|
|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 **|
|261399||Software and Applications Programmers nec**|
|262112||ICT Security Specialist**|
|263111||Computer Network & Systems Engineer**|
|263211||ICT Quality Assurance Engineer**|
|263212||ICT Support Engineer**|
|263213||ICT Systems Test Engineer**|
|263299||ICT Support and Test Engineers (nec)**|
|321211||Motor Mechanic (General)|
|321212||Diesel Motor Mechanic|
|321214||Small Engine Mechanic|
|322313||Welder (First Class)|
|332211||Painting Trades Workers|
|334111||Plumber (General) ^^|
|334112||Aircon. & Mechanical Services Plumber ^^|
|334115||Roof Plumber ^^|
|341111||Electrician (General) ^^|
|341112||Electrician (Special Class) ^^|
|341113||Lift Mechanic ^^|
|342111||Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Mechanic ^^|
|^^ 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’.|
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.
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