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Queensland State Sponsorship

The Queensland State Nomination program allows an individual to live and work in Queensland (QLD). This sponsorship program is designed to fill the shortage in labor market by hiring the skilled workers in the occupations that are high in demand.  In order to be eligible to apply for Queensland Immigration, you must have state nomination from QLD Government and need to meet the state requirements.  The QLD nominates the skilled migrants in the occupations that are in high in demand for both the provisional visas and permanent residency in QLD.

Categories in Queensland State Nomination

Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ) nominates the applicants for the visa and there are three categories through which you can apply for the Queensland State Nomination:

  1. I’m working in Queensland – The applicants who are currently living and working in QLD in their occupation (closely related) and have an occupation that is currently in demand in QLD. The applicant should not be currently studying.
  2. I’m Offshore– The applicants living and working overseas and have an occupation that is currently in shortage in Queensland.
  3. I’m a postgraduate – This category includes those skilled migrants who have complete their graduation and post-graduation from the university of Queensland.

Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ) nominates the applicants under the following visas:

Skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 190

The Skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 190 category consists of the skilled workers and post graduate Alumni who are willing to live and do their job in QLD on the permanent basis. The post graduate stream of QLD proffers streamlined conditions for Masters and PhD graduates from a Queensland-based University. Here the categories of Queensland State Nomination for the Subclass 190 visa:

  1. I am working in Queensland
  2. I’m offshore
  3. I’m a postgraduate

Skilled Regional Provisional Visa Subclass 489

The Skilled Regional Provisional Visa subclass 489  is a four-year provisional visa and leads to permanent residency. This visa category includes those skilled workers who want to work and live in regional QLD. Check out the categories under Queensland State nomination for the subclass 489 visa:

  1. I am working in Queensland
  2. I’m offshore

Requirements of the Queensland Nomination Program

If you wish to immigrate to Queensland, you have to go through the following requirements in order to file the visa application:

  1. You should be less than 45 years of age.
  2. The applicant should nominate an occupation from the Queensland Skilled Occupation List.
  3. The applicant must fulfill the English language requirement.
  4. The applicant should attain positive skills assessment in your nominated occupation.
  5. You have to meet the health and character requirements.

Benefits of Queensland State Nomination

  1. There will be an addition of five points for a skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) and ten points for a skilled regional visa (subclass 489) in the Department of Home Affairs points test.
  2. You will get the access to high standards of living.
  3. You will get the facilities like good working conditions, high minimum wages, and leave benefits.

How to apply for Queensland State Nomination?

Queensland also known as Australia’s sunshine State attracts many immigrants across the world because of its stable economy, affordable housing, best health services etc.  If you have plans to migrate to Queensland, start your Immigration process with the Make Visas. The professionals have years of experience in dealing with the Australia Immigration process.  For availing more information about Queensland State Nomination program, get in touch with the professionals by dialing official helpline +91-704184185 or drop your queries on info@makevisas.com.

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