State Sponsored Visa Subclass 190

Australia Skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 190 is a popular state sponsored visa for the International people who are looking forward to settling in Australia. The applicants who have received a nomination from State or territory Government are eligible to apply for this visa. The applicant is free to apply for the visa in or outside the nation. Besides State nomination condition, the applicant has to meet the eligibility requirements as well as documents checklist to qualify for this visa. To acquire permanent residency under this visa, the condition of residing and working in the nominating state for two years should be fulfilled.

Every state has its occupation list so, candidates with required skills and experience can choose their occupation from the occupation list of the respective state, he/she has chosen to apply.

  1. Victoria Occupation List
  2. Western Australia Occupation List
  3. South Australia Occupation List
  4. Northern Territory Occupation List
  5. Tasmania Occupation List
  6. New South Wales Occupation List
  7. Queensland Occupation List
  8. ACT Occupation List

Key Requirements

Applicants who are interested to apply, have to meet all the below-mentioned requirements to be eligible to apply for this visa:

  1. Must be less than 45 years of age at the time of invitation.
  2. You have to meet the health and character requirements.
  3. Must nominate an occupation from Short-term Skilled Occupation List.
  4. You have to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) via online Skill Select.
  5. You must have a nomination from the Australian State/Territory Government.
  6. You must receive positive skills assessment from the approved accessing authority.
  7. You must have good English Language ability skills i.e., you have to score good band in English Language exams like IELTS.
  8. For being eligible to apply for this visa, the candidates must score at least 65 points on the point calculator. The points calculator includes factors like Age, Education, work experience, English Language ability and other factors. (Check your points on Australian Points calculator for PR Migration)

There are certain requirements which are made by Australian State/Territory and candidates have to meet them:

  1. You have to live and reside in your nominated State/territory for the period of at least two years.
  2. The authorities of Australian State/Territory should be aware of the changes in your address and living location.
  3.  You have to provide full information and go through the surveys when Higher authorities ask you to do so.

Process to apply

Candidates who are curious to apply, need to go through the process and have to meet the eligibility requirements in order to be eligible.

  1. You have to complete skills assessment of the nominated occupation with the appropriate government body. Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) will see whether you are capable of doing your chosen occupation in Australia.
  2. After receiving positive skills assessment, you can submit Expression of Interest (EOI) through Skill select program. You also  have to apply for state or territory government nomination.
  3. If you are finalized, you will receive an Invitation to apply (ITA). You have to apply within 60 days after receiving the Invitation to apply.

And, Candidates have to submit all the required documents mentioned in the visa application to avoid delay in processing time.

Processing time

The processing time of Australia Subclass 190  may vary. however, for 75% of applications the processing time is 8 months and for 90% of the application, it is 10 months. The applicants should submit all their documents on time in order to avoid deferment.


The cost of this visa depends on the date when Immigration Authorities receive the application. However, as per the latest changes, the cost  for the main applicant is AUD 3,755. For the additional applicants (more than 18 years of age)- the cost is AUD 1,835 and for the child less than 18 years of age the cost is AUD 920. Applicants may have to pay other costs – health assessment cost, character certificate cost or other additional costs.

Benefits of Subclass 190 visa

After getting the access to the visa , the candidates get a plethora of benefits:

  1. You have full right to live anywhere in Australia on a permanent basis.
  2. You are free to work in your desired field in Australia for the indefinite period of time.
  3. You may complete your studies whether school, general training or higher studies during your stay in Australia. You are free to study in Australia.
  4. You can register yourself in Medicare, Australia’s program for health care and medical facilities. Under this program, you may enjoy the healthcare benefits.
  5. You can sponsor your eligible family members for the permanent residency (PR) in Australia if they meet all the eligibility requirements and are able to fit in the Australia lifestyle.
  6. You may apply for the Australian citizenship after residing for initial years in Australia.
  7. You can travel multiple times till the time visa validity don’t get expired.

For availing more information, call on the official helpline +91-7042184185/Email your queries at info@makevisas.com. You can  see our YouTube video for more details.

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