Skilled Nominated Points Based Visa

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Talent Migration


This Skilled Nominated Points Based Visa (Subclass 190) allows nominated skilled workers to live and work in Australia as permanent residents.



Lifelong Month(s)



48 Month(s)



2,674 (approx.)


P. Residency

1 Month(s)


Processing time

32 - 40 weeks




What are eligibility requirements for the Skilled Nominated Points Based Visa?

12 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must submit ab Expression of Interest (EOI) and get invited to apply for this visa.
  • You must be nominated by a state or territory before being invited to apply for this visa.
  • For your application to be valid, you must declare that you have a suitable skills assessment at the time of invitation. Check link on more information.
  • You must be aged under 45 to get invited for this visa.
  • You must have at least Competent English level at the time you are invited to apply. Please check the link for details.
  • You must score 65 points or above in skillset submitted in EOI. Please check the link for points table.
  • Your occupation must be on the relevant list of eligible skilled occupations for the 190 Skilled Nominated visa. More information on the link.
  • You and your family members must meet the health requirement of Australia, the doctor sends results directly to the Government.
  • You and your family members must have a clean criminal record.
  • If you owe the Australian Government money, you must have paid it back or have a formal arrangement to pay it back.
  • You must be willing to sign an Australian Values Statement. Check the link for information.
  • You might not be eligible for this visa if you have had a visa cancelled or refused while you were in Australia.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Skilled Nominated Points Based Visa?

8 Document Required

  • Copy of Passport biopage and other identity documents or change of name proofs like marriage certificate (if applicable).
  • Character documents: Australian Police Certificate, Form 80 Personal particulars for assessment including character assessment, Form 1221 Additional personal particulars information, overseas police certificate from from every country where you have spent 12 months in the last 10 years, military service records (if served).
  • Evidence of your partner's identity and relationship with you like identity documents, marriage certificates (as applicable).
  • Proof of competent English. Check link for details.
  • Provide identity, character and financial documents of your partner (if applicable).
  • Documents to support all of the claims made in your EOI including skill assessments, educational documents, experience documents, etc., as applicable. Use the points table to check the documents you need.
  • Nominations forms, in case you are getting some help from someone or agency in the entire process of this visa.
  • Other documents related to dependents (as applicable).

Talent Migration data for Australia

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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