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Posted on December 15 2022

NSW announced 'No points and work experience required for subclass 190 visa.' Apply now!

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Updated January 23 2024

Highlights: NSW drops minimum points and work experience requirements for Subclass 190

  • New South Wales (NSW) has changed visa conditions for the Skilled Nominated (Subclass 190) visa.
  • There will be no requirement for work experience and minimum points to apply for Subclass 190.
  • The increased availability of Subclass 189 visas has led to this step by NSW.

If you are interested in Australia immigration to New South Wales, here’s some exciting news for you! NSW has taken away the requirement for work experience and minimum points for applicants for Subclass 190 visa.

The following is the official statement on the new measure taken by NSW:

"Previously published points scores and work experience guides for the Skilled Nominated visa (Subclass 190) have been removed due to increased availability of the Skilled Independent visa (Subclass 189) by the Department of Home Affairs."

Also read: Australia immigration through ACT nomination offered to 441 candidates

What led to this move?

The fact is that NSW needs skilled foreign workers who are capable of helping meet the requirements of the state’s labor market. Their work will be instrumental in making the state’s economy better and flourishing in time.

The nomination for the Skilled Nominated (Subclass 190) visa is competitive. Here’s another statement from the NSW state government that clarifies how Subclass 190 visa applicants will be selected for nomination:

"We generally consider such things as points score, English proficiency, and years of skilled experience during invitation rounds. Being invited to apply for NSW nomination is at the sole discretion of the NSW Government,"

Also read: Nominations for 4,500 candidates issued for Western Australia immigration

What’s Skilled Nominated (Subclass 190) visa?

This visa enables skilled workers who have received a nomination from an Australian state/region to live and work in Australia with the status of a permanent resident. The visa allows you to:

  • Permanently stay in Australia
  • Work and study in Australia
  • Enroll in Medicare, the public health care scheme of Australia
  • Sponsor your relatives to migrate to Australia
  • Travel to and from Australia for a period of 5 years
  • Become a citizen of Australia if you meet the eligibility criteria

NSW, Australia is open for Skilled immigrants...

This new move by NSW has opened a new possibility of almost hands-free immigration for potential immigrants who are skilled and qualified for Australia immigration. If you have eligibility for Australia immigration, which you can check via our Australia immigration eligibility calculator, this is a golden opportunity to go for.

If you are willing to migrate to Australia, talk to Y-Axis, the leading immigration and career consultant in the UAE.

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