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South Australia Important Immigration Changes 3rd July 2019

Fri, Jul 05 2019

South Australia Important Immigration Changes 3rd July 2019

Migration South Australia recently announced that state sponsorship applications begin to accept from 3 July 2019. The South Australia Nomination can be filed through Immigration South Australia website from 12 pm of 3rd July.

The new South Australia immigration rules are also effective from 3 July. The new SA skilled occupational demand list for state nomination is also available, as per SBS News. The South Australia has made changes to both the international graduate and state nomination. So, the new applicants applying for SA State Nomination should know these changes.

  • Changes in the occupation list

South Australia has added new occupations to the list for State Nomination 2019-20. There are 275 occupations which are available to South Australia residents as well as foreign skilled applicants. Additionally, 223 occupations are also available on the Supplementary Occupation List.

The Supplementary Occupation List is applicable for below mentioned categories:

  1. South Australia’s International Graduates
  2. Applicants worked in South Australia in a skilled occupation for the last 12 months
  3. Applicant’s blood relative residing in South Australia from last 2 years or more
  4. Applicants with high immigration 80 points or above
  • High Immigration Points

Applicant with 80 immigration points or more (inclusive of state nomination) have the highest chances of state nomination. In this way, the state is able to attract high skilled and qualified workers.

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  • ICT Occupations

Candidates applying through ICT occupations are required to have at least 75 points or above, along with positive skill assessment report from ACS.

Also, applicants currently are working in SA or are international graduates from SA needs 65 immigration points for ICT occupations.

  • International Graduates living in SA since long

The South Australia state introduced this category for international graduates who continue to reside in SA showing their long-term commitment. The international graduates residing in South Australia from past 7 years are eligible to apply under this category.

South Australia State Nomination will continue to offer 489 visa nominations to:

  • An applicant who was or is international student residing in SA
  • An applicant continuously residing in SA from past 7 years and continues to live here
  • An applicant who is currently working in South Australia for last 3 months with at least 40 hours/fortnight irrespective of occupation in skilled level or not
  • An applicant currently pursuing at least 1-year study course in South Australia

South Australia Nomination Program is Australia PR program that allows skilled and qualified workers to come and work in the state. There are many opportunities for the migrants in South Australia.

If you are looking to live and work in Australia, contact our visa and immigration experts by filling the Australia Immigration Assessment Form.

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