Northern Territory offers many employment opportunities to the workers who are highly skilled and qualified to join the community 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 provided they have the skills and experience that matches with the needs of NT employers and are in high demand in the NT.
To get a nomination from 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:
Northern Territory government participates in the following skilled nominated visa categories:
Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 visa attracts those professionals and tradespeople whose demand is high in NT and those who can match up with the NT skills. NT has a selection based invitation process, where NT Government nominates you as a skilled migrant if you have an occupation on the NT Migration Occupation List.
Additionally, 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:
The Skilled Work Regional 491 visa allows the skilled and talented workers to work and live in the designated regional area or territory of Australia. Northern Territory is one of such kind of popular regional area of Australia. To enter into the regional area of Northern Territory, you are required get a nomination from an Australia State or territory government of Northern Territory or from an eligible family member who are currently living in Northern Territory.
The provisional visa is valid for 5 years that will allow you to live, study and work in Northern Territory along with your dependents family members. If you are being nominated by Northern Territory Government for the Subclass 491 visa, you can live and work for 3 years before you qualify for permanent residency immigration pathways. Also, the government of Northern Territory has a right to conduct an independent compliance checks or survey to make sure whether you are living and working in Northern Territory or not.
You must fulfil the following conditions to apply for the NT Nomination program:
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 approximately six months
For NT student/NT resident, the applications can be processed in one month approximately.
The above processing time is not fix, it may vary profile to profile, and also NT Government may change their immigration rules and policies without prior notice. So, it would be good if you stay connected with your consultant on a regular basis.
Northern Territory is a good option to immigrate for the applicants who wants to live and work in the most densely populated city. So, without wasting much of your time, you should start your application process right away. Aptech Global is a team of highly professional and experienced immigration officers who has successfully served visa applicants from all around the globe. Consult your visa specialist at Aptech for your Northern Territory Immigration process.
An applicant can apply for Northern Skilled Nomination Program provided the nominated occupation is listed on Northern Territory Skilled Occupational Demand List. Thus, if your occupation is listed here and you are capable enough to match up to the skill needs of NT, you might want to look at the below mentioned list of occupations that are in high demand in Northern Territory.
|141999||Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec|
|342111*||Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic|
|323111||Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)|
|323112*||Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)|
|139911||Arts Administrator or Manager|
|121312||Beef Cattle Farmer|
|351211||Butcher or Small goods Maker|
|342411*||Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)|
|141111||Cafe or Restaurant Manager|
|312212||Civil Engineering Technician|
|263111||Computer Network and System Engineer|
|149311||Conference and Event Organiser|
|133111||Construction Project Manager|
|132111||Corporate Services Manager|
|149212||Customer Services Manager|
|321212||Diesel Motor Mechanic|
|411712||Disabilities Services Officer|
|272112||Drug and Alcohol Counsellor|
|311412||Earth Science Technician|
|342314*||Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)|
|342315*||Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)|
|251311||Environmental Health Officer|
|411713||Family Support Worker|
|323212||Fitter and Turner|
|121213||Fruit or Nut Grower|
|253111*||General Medical Practitioner|
|134299!!||Health and Welfare Services Manager nec|
|141311||Hotel or Motel Manager|
|223111!!||Human Resource Advisor|
|261111||ICT Business Analyst|
|225212||ICT Business Development Manager|
|313112||ICT Customer Support Officer|
|135112||ICT Project Manager|
|262112||ICT Security Specialist|
|313199||ICT Support Technicians nec|
|121399||Livestock Farmers nec|
|121411||Mixed Crop And Livestock Farmer|
|121216||Mixed Crop Farmer|
|121317||Mixed Livestock Farmer|
|321211||Motor Mechanic (General)|
|134213||Primary Health Organisation Manager|
|133511||Production Manager (Forestry)|
|133513||Production Manager (Mining)|
|511112||Program or Project Administrator|
|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|
|131112||Sales and Marketing Manager|
|322211||Sheetmetal Trades Worker|
|321214||Small Engine Mechanic|
|452321||Sports Development Officer|
|133611||Supply and Distribution Manager|
|241111*||Teacher, Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School)|
|241512*||Teacher of the Hearing Impaired|
|241599*||Teacher, Special Education nec|
|242211||Vocational Education Teacher|
|322313||Welder (First Class)|
|134214!!||Welfare Centre Manager|
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.
For occupations marked with !!, the applicant will need to have high level communication skills
For occupation with no indicators, the required level of English is at least IELTS 6 in each band or equivalent in the English language testing system accepted by the Department of Home Affairs.