South Australia offers state nomination across two visa options for skilled migrants that provide pathways to permanent residency.
Skilled Nominated visa
Subclass 190

This is a state nominated permanent visa for skilled migrants that allows you to live and work in South Australia.

You must be nominated by the Government of South Australia to apply for this visa.

See Nomination Requirements for a full list of the nomination criteria for this Visa.  

  1. State Nomination Requirements:
  2. Currently living and working in SA  
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa
Subclass 491

This is a state nominated provisional visa for skilled migrants that allows you to live and work in South Australia for up to five years and can provide a pathway to permanent residency

You must be nominated by the Government of South Australia to apply for this visa.

See Nomination Requirements

for a full list of the nomination criteria for this Visa.  

  1. State Nomination Requirements:
  2. Currently living and working in SA

Which visa should I apply for?

If you are having difficulty navigating the state nomination and visa application process, you can engage the services of a Migration Agent or Legal Practitioner who can help you understand all requirements and options available to you. Find out more about accessing Immigration Assistance.