The Australian state of Victoria has announced certain immigration changes to its immigration programs for the current year. The Victoria Government has reopened Business Innovation and Investment Program on 18TH February 2019. Also, the government has introduced the Expression of Interest (EOI) for the below visas:
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Applicants for the above visa categories will now need to submit an EOI through the SkillSelect system of the Department of Home Affairs. The Expression of Interest is your way of notifying the Australian government about your intention of living and working in Victoria on a permanent basis.
The potential migrants applying for permanent residency under these categories will no longer need to notify Victoria’s Skilled and Business Migration Program on submitting an EOI.
The applicant who has submitted an EOI before 18th Feb 2019 are required to submit a fresh EOI to be considered for Victorian Nomination as per SBS News.
Additionally, Victoria will start issuing invites for the Subclass 188 Significant Investor Stream from 18th February onwards. The state has started assessing state nomination applications. However, no process changes for the visa have been announced as of now.
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