The Skilled Nominated is a permanent resident visa that allows overseas skilled workers, to live and work in Australia who are nominated by the state or government agency and meet the migration point test.


The visa allows you to:
  1. Study, Work and Live in Australia permanently without any restrictions
  2. Get healthcare coverage from Medicare
  3. Apply for Australian citizenship
  4. Be a sponsor of eligible family members or relatives for permanent residency
  5. Visit Australia frequently for five years from the date visa is granted


You are required to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) through SkillSelect and be invited to lodge an application for the visa.
EOI is basically a ‘Point test’, in which you have to score at least 65 points.
By submitting an EOI, you are giving a demonstration to the Immigration Department on why you should be considered for this visa.
Following are some of the major factors on the basis of which 65 points are awarded to make you eligible for this visa:
  • Age
  • Education Qualification (Diploma / Degree / PHD)
  • Level of English
  • Work Experience
  • Single / Partner Skills
  • NAATI Accreditation
  • Professional Year

Eligibility Criteria

To receive an approval for this visa, you must have:
  • Age that is 45 years. It is the visa age limit
  • Nominate an occupation on the current Short-Term Skilled Occupation List
  • Nomination by an Australian state or territory government agency
  • Skills Assessed by the appropriate Australian skills assessing authority
  • At least Competent English
  • Fulfilled the Health and Characters
  • Achieved the score stated in your letter of invitation
If you think, you’re meeting eligibility requirement, contact us to discuss your case. Our registered migration agents can assist you with your visa process.

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Registered Migration and Education Consultants

Saloni shah is a registered migration agent in Australia. She has completed graduate certificate in Migration Law from Australian Catholic University (ACU) , Melbourne. She has 5+ years of experience in Australian immigration & education system and has vast knowledge about different Visas and education options. Saloni has successfully dealt with many cases and assisted many clients in their Visa & education process for Australia. Book consultation with her to discuss your case.

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