Northern Territory State Nomination

Northern Territory State Sponsorship Program 2020 provides you the chance to gain state nomination as well as permanent residency.  Under this nomination program, Northern Territory introduces its own shortage lists so that they can fulfill the labor gap and higher the immigrants who posses skills that are in high demand in Northern Territory. For being eligible to apply, you have to meet the requirements and eligibility criteria. Under NT immigration, you get the right to live and work in the state.

Visa categories under Northern Territory State Sponsorship Program:

  1. Skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 190The Subclass 190 visa is a points-based visa allows an individual to live and work in Australia.
  2. Skilled Regional Provisional Visa Subclass 489The subclass 489 visa is a four year provisional visa allows an individual to live in regional Australia. It is a pathway to Permanent Residency.


For being eligible to apply for the NT State Nomination requirements , you have to meet the below-given requirements:

  1. You must nominate an occupation from the Northern Territory NT Occupation List.
  2. After the grant of visa, you can live and do your work in NT for the period of two years.
  3. You can submit your application for the Northern Territory State Nomination after or before the applying of expression of Interest (EOI).
  4. You may apply under the Subclass 190 visa if your score is at least 65 points on the Australia points-based  system.

Application process for the Northern Territory State Nomination

The application for the Northern Territory State Nomination should be in English. If your documents are unavailable in English, you need to translate them in English language by assessing authority.

  1. You have to submit complete online application for the NT Government for your chosen visa category.
  2. You have to submit skill assessment; skill assessment should be done by relevant assessing authority.
  3. You have to submit your complete and current curriculum vitae or resume.
  4. You have to submit the copies of your qualification, work experience and academic transcripts.
  5. You have to provide the
  6. You must provide the statement to NT Government that you have real intention to live and work in NT.
  7. You have to submit the identity page of your latest passport and even of your family members who are added in the visa application.
  8. If you are living in NT, you need to submit your bank statement for the six months providing evidence that you have been living in NT before applying for the visa or pay slips for the six months from the NT employer.
  9. If you are applying outside Australia, you have to provide evidence of full-time employment in your nominated occupation of at least 12 months or you may show that you have Australian Qualifications.
  10. If you are from outside Australia, you have to show that you have done complete research on NT weather, living expenses, and relocation and accommodation costs.

Northern Territory State Nomination processing time

The NT State nomination processing time varies depending on the visa category you are applying for.  However, the processing time for offshore applicants is around six to eight months and for the NT student/resident applicants is approximately one month.

Migrate for Business under Northern Territory State Nomination Program

The Northern Territory Government is eligible to nominate business people and investors who can contribute to the NT’s economy. The applicant must receive state/territory nomination to apply for the business visa under NT state nomination unless they are applying under significant investor visa and Premium Investor visa.

You can apply in below-given categories:

  1. Business Talent Visa Subclass 132
  2. Business Investment and Investor Visa Subclass 188
  3. Business Investment and Investor permanent Visa Subclass 888

Benefits of Northern Territory State Nomination

  1. You can live and work in Northern Territory.
  2. You get additional five points towards your overall points score under subclass 190 visa.
  3.  You are eligible for permanent residency in Australia.

For availing more information about Northern Territory State Nomination, you can reach the MakeVisas experts by dialing official helpline +91-7042184185 or drop your queries on info@makevisas.com. You may visit our nearest office.

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