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ACT State Sponsorship Program

The ACT State Sponsorship program is designed for the candidates whose skills and experience are currently in demand in Canberra. The ACT nomination program was introduced to fill the labor gap in the market by hiring the skilled workers. If you are interested for Canberra Immigration, you may apply for the ACT nomination of a Skilled Sponsored Visa Subclass 190. You have to go through the ACT nomination guidelines and visa requirements before applying for the visa.

Benefits of ACT State Sponsorship Nomination

  1. You may live and work in Canberra.
  2. You will be provided with five additional points of the ACT 190 nomination towards your overall point score.
  3. You will have the immense opportunities in the field of Business, Science, research and education.

 Categories that is available under ACT nomination:

  1. Applying for ACT 190 nomination

If you are applying from the overseas, your occupation should be in open category of the ACT occupation list. However, if your occupation is in Close category under the ACT occupation list then you still are eligible to apply for the ACT nomination if you have close ties in Canberra.

The Skilled Nominated Visa subclass 190 is a point-tested visa that allows an individual to love and work in Canberra.  Before submitting the application for ACT nomination, you have to meet the eligibility criteria of Department of Home Affairs. Expression of Interest (EOI) must be completed on Skills Select before applying for the ACT nomination. After the completion of EOI, you will draw an ID by Department of Home Affairs. You have to add your ID in your ACT nomination for the 190 visa application.

If your visa application gets approved, you will be immediately issued with the visa invitation by Department of Home Affairs. You will be given 60 days to apply for the Skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 190.

Note: The ACT Government has no access for the Subclass 489 visas.

  1. Applying for the RCB Support

The Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme Subclass 187 proffers permanent residency to individuals who are nominated by employer.  Under this visa, you can live and work in Regional areas of Australia.

  1. Applying for the ACT Business Nomination

Canberra is known for its business friendly environment and desirable lifestyle.  Canberra is the ideal place to start and expand your business in Australia. If you have successful business in your home country and want to expand in Australia then ACT is the nice place for you.  You have to meet the guidelines before applying for the ACT nomination through business skill visas.

 You can apply through different visa categories:

  1. Business Talent Visa Subclass 132
  2. Business Innovation and Investment Visa Subclass 188
  3. Business Innovation and Investment Permanent Visa Subclass 888

ACT State Sponsorship processing Time

  1. Applying for ACT 190 nomination

The processing time of ACT nomination for the Skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 190 varies on demand. The average processing time for Streamlined PhD nomination is 1 week and for the Canberra/overseas residents it is 3 months.

  1. Applying for the RCB support

The average processing time for ACT nomination for an employer is three months.

ACT State Nomination Cost

  1. The fees for ACT nomination of a Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 visa is $300
  2. The fees for Regional Certifying Body (RCB) support of an employer nomination is $300
  3. The fees ACT nomination of a Business Talent Subclass 132 visa is $1,100
    a) For ACT nomination of a Business Innovation and Investment subclass 188 visa the cost is  $600
    b) For ACT nomination of Business Innovation and Investment subclass 88) visa the cost is $1,100

How to apply for ACT State Sponsorship Program?

Canberra, the capital city of Australia has immense opportunities for students, skilled workers and Business people. If you have desired skills that Australia needs then you can apply under employer nomination or for 190 ACT nomination and if you want to set up your business in Canberra then ACT business nomination is the right choice for you. Choose the right visa category as per your skills and start your ACT immigration process with Make Visas.You can reach us by dialing official helpline number +91-7042184185 or drop your queries on info@makevisas.com.

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