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New South Wales - State Nomination update 2020-21

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 15, Dec 2020

New South Wales - State Nomination update 2020-21 New South Wales, Australia has announced the recent update about its State nomination program for the program year 2020-21. As per the state, it has now received the full allocation of nomination places for the 2020-21 financial year.

The government of New South Wales provide the nomination for business, investor and skilled migrants, who wish to live, work and invest in the NSW.

Focusing the candidates in critical sectors

As of now, New South Wales is continuing to focus on nominating the candidates undertaking work in critical areas/sectors, as per the instructions from the Department of Home Affairs, Australia. Such candidates are priority for the Aussie government to support economic recovery subsequent to the impacts of global pandemic.

Applications for Business and investor visas

As per NSW government, it will start accepting direct applications for all Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) streams, from first half of February 2021, as well as for the Business Talent (Permanent) visa (subclass 132) Significant Business History stream. The applications for returning visa nominations continue as usual.

Also read- How to Immigrate to Australia- find out the visa subclasses, process and key requirements

Nominations for Skilled visas

The Invitation rounds for these visa categories take place throughout the financial year. As per the instructions from DHA, the state of NSW will only invite candidates in selected health, ICT and engineering occupations, and the ones, who presently living in state of New South Wales.

The process, eligibility requirements and invitation round details remain the same for the Skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 190 and Subclass 491 visa. If your current Expression of Interest (EOI) is valid in the SkillSelect, you do not need to submit a new EOI and it applies to all visa categories.

To confirm the latest state nomination updates and to apply for and obtain the Skilled PR visa, state nominated visa, study visa, family sponsored visa, etc. in Australia in 2021, you may get in touch with qualified and reliable Australia migration expert at Visas Avenue. It is a foremost Immigration Consultancy Company in India.

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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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