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Australia has released the New ACT Occupation List on July 1, 2019

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 03, Jul 2019

visas default image Australian government has released a new ACT (Australian Capital Territory) occupation list for the year 2019-20. The ACT is actually the Canberra region, which happens to be the capital city of Australia as well. The ACT occupation List is effective from 1st July 2019 to the applicants applying to get ACT nomination for Skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 190 visa. The next invitation round is scheduled on or before 5 July 2019.

New ACT 190 Nomination Guidelines

Here are the latest ACT 190 Nomination Guidelines 2019-20, effective from 1 July 2019:
  • If you submit a Canberra Matrix on or after 1 July 2019, the ACT 190 nomination guidelines 2019-20 eligibility criteria and Matrix scoring will apply.
  • If you submitted a Canberra Matrix on or before 30 June 2019, your Matrix score is valid for six months.
  • All applications for ACT 190 nomination submitted after 1 July 2019 must include the documents listed in the ACT nomination guidelines 2019-20.
Click here to see the latest ACT Occupation list 2019

How to apply for ACT Nomination for Subclass 190 visa

You can apply and get the nomination from ACT for Subclass 190 visa, however, for the same, you first need to apply in the Skill Select system of General Skilled Migration program (GSM) and score enough points based on some key factors of your profile, i.e. work experience, age, qualification, English language proficiency, etc. The minimum points you need to score are 65 points. Here are the key steps involved in the applying for ACT nomination:
  • Submit an express of interest to apply for ACT 190 nomination via completing a point based 'Canberra Matrix'. Your profile will be assessed and accordingly you will get points against mentioned economic contribution or benefit and/or a genuine commitment to be part of the ACT community. The top ranking profiles will then be chosen and invited to apply for ACT 190 nomination.
  • Once you have received an Invitation to apply for ACT 190 nomination, you require to complete and submit the online application (and pay the service fee) within 14 days. Also, attach the essential documents to prove eligibility and your Matrix score at the date of Matrix submission. If you are not eligible, or you cannot prove the Matrix score that the invitation was based on, the application for ACT nomination will not fulfil the nomination parameters.
If you are able to receive the Invitation to Apply for ACT 190 nomination, you need to provide the proof to support all Matrix points claimed, which needs to be genuine at the date of Matrix submission.

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Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

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