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Queensland Skilled Migration Nomination Program

Introduction to Queensland Nomination Program

Queensland gives the opportunity to skilled and qualified migrants to join the community and contribute to their growing economy and lifestyle. This nomination program nominates the skilled workers who are high in demand for both the provisional as well as permanent residency to live and work in Queensland.

The nomination program was introduced to fill the state skilled shortages within their local labor market. The state or territory nominates the skilled migrant under a broad occupational list to live and work in Queensland.

Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ) in partnership with the Department of home affairs nominates the skilled and business applicants to invite them to apply for Queensland skilled migration program.

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Benefits of Applying to Queensland State Nomination

  • You get an additional 5 points for a skilled Nominated Permanent visa (190)
  • You get an additional 10 points for a skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (489)
  • High standard of living
  • Good working conditions like safe working environment, high minimum wages, and leave entitlements
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Key Requirement to Apply for Queensland State Nomination

An applicant nominated by the state government for the skilled nomination program in Queensland must adhere to living and working in the state for minimum of 2 years and must provide the contact and employment details once settled in Queensland.

Categories in Queensland Nomination Program

BSMQ nominates the skilled migrants for the visa and there are there are three types of skilled visa options under Queensland Nomination Program:

  • I’m working in Queensland
  • I’m offshore
  • I’m a post-graduate
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I’m Working in Queensland

This stream is for migrants who are currently living and working in Queensland in their skilled occupation or closely related occupation. Nominations are offered under Subclass 190 Visa and skilled nominated provisional visa (489)

I’m offshore:

This stream is for migrants who are living and working overseas and have an occupation which is in shortage in Queensland. Nominations are offered under skilled nominated permanent visa (190) and skilled nominated provisional visa (489). Here is Queensland Skilled Occupation Lists (QSOL)

ANZSCO Occupation
ANZSCO Occupation
232212 Surveyor
233212 Geotechnical Engineer
233214 Structural Engineer
233215 Transport Engineer
233911 Aeronautical Engineer
233912 Agricultural Engineer
233913 Biomedical Engineer
233915 Environmental Engineer
234711 Veterinarian
251211 Medical Diagnostic Radiographer
251212 Medical Radiation Therapist
251213 Nuclear Medicine Technologist
251214 Sonographer
251411 Optometrist
251911 Health Promotion Officer
251912 Orthotist or Prosthetist
252311 Dental Specialist
252312 Dentist
252411 Occupational Therapist
252511 Physiotherapist
252611 Podiatrist
253411 Psychiatrist
253915 Pathologist
253917 Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist
253918 Radiation Oncologist
254111 Midwife
254411 Nurse Practitioner
254413 Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)
254414 Registered Nurse (Community Health)
254416 Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)
254417 Registered Nurse (Disability and 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
261112 Systems Analyst
261311 Analyst Programmer
261314 Software Tester
262112 ICT Security Specialist
263211 ICT Quality Assurance Engineer
263212 ICT Support Engineer
263213 ICT Systems Test Engineer
271311 Solicitor
272499 Social Professionals nec
272511 Social Worker
272612 Recreation Officer
272613 Welfare Worker
312113 Building Inspector
312199 Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec
313111 Hardware Technician
313112 ICT Customer Support Officer
313113 Web Administrator
321111 Automotive Electrician
321211 Motor Mechanic (General)
321212 Diesel Motor Mechanic
321213 Motorcycle Mechanic
321214 Small Engine Mechanic
322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker
323211 Fitter (General)
323212 Fitter and Turner
324111 Panelbeater
331111 Bricklayer
332211 Painting Trades Worker
333211 Fibrous Plasterer
334111 Plumber (General)
334112 Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber
334113 Drainer
334114 Gasfitter
334115 Roof Plumber
342111 Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic
351311 Chef
351411 Cook
394111 Cabinetmaker

I’m a post-graduate:

This stream is for migrants who have completed their masters or post-graduation from the University of Queensland. Nominations are offered under skilled nominated permanent visa (190)

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How to Apply For Queensland Nomination Program?

Queensland is popular for the world’s minimum highest wage rate making it the most popular choice for the immigrants to come and work in the state. So, start your application process by initiating the first step right away.

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