State nomination enables the state government to nominate highly skilled migrants to meet South Australia’s skills needs.

For skilled migrants, state nomination can assist you to qualify for a skilled migration visa, providing additional points towards your subclass 190 or subclass 491 application.

In order to apply for state nomination from South Australia, you must meet all Department of Home Affairs visa requirements, South Australia’s state nomination requirements, and your occupation must be listed on South Australia’s Skilled Occupation List.

PLEASE NOTE: State nomination does not automatically result in the grant of a visa. Your application must also be assessed by the Department of Home Affairs against a number of visa-specific requirements. You will only be granted a visa if all requirements are met.

South Australia state nomination benefits

The benefits of state nomination in South Australia are: 

  • Access to an extensive list of occupations
  • Additional points towards the Federal points test for the 190 and 491 visas
  • Priority visa application processing for the subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional visa. 

State nomination requirements

If you are applying for a subclass 190 or 491 visa, you must meet all state nomination requirements for South Australia. A full list of all state nomination requirements for skilled migrants can be accessed at the link below.

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