Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)  

The Skilled Nominated visa (Subclass 190) is designed to enable nominated skilled workers to become permanent residents of Australia. This visa offers a range of benefits, allowing you to live, work, study, and access Australia's healthcare system. Additionally, you can sponsor your relatives to join you in Australia, travel to and from the country for five years, and, if eligible, apply for Australian citizenship. Newly arrived residents should be aware that they may need to wait before accessing certain Australian Government payments and benefits.

Frequently Asked Questions

   No, you can only apply for this visa if you receive an invitation from the Australian government after submitting an Expression of Interest (EOI).

   You must be nominated by an Australian state or territory government agency. They will assess your EOI in SkillSelect and may nominate you if you meet their criteria.

   At the time of invitation, you must have at least competent English. This is typically proven through language tests such as IELTS.

   You can use the points calculator provided on the official Department of Home Affairs website: [Points Calculator]

   No, your visa will be digitally linked to your passport, and you won’t receive a physical label in your passport.

   Yes, you can travel as many times as you want for five years from the date of visa grant. After five years, you will need a Resident Return visa (subclass 155 or 157) to re-enter Australia as a permanent resident.

   If your nomination is withdrawn, your application becomes invalid. It’s essential to maintain communication with the nominating state or territory agency to prevent this situation.

Currently, there are no frequently asked questions available for the Aged Dependent Relative Visa (Subclass 114).