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NSW- Australia is Accepting the Nomination Applications for 491 Visa till 26th June

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 24, Jun 2020

visas default image New South Wales (NSW) Immigration is accepting the nomination applications for the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa Subclass 491. The NSW began accepting the nomination applications from the 15th of this month and it will continue to accept the same until June 26, 2020. The applicants, who fulfil the nomination requirement, are eligible to apply.

NSW open for Subclass 491 Visa applications

All eligible candidates can apply for the visa nomination until 26th June. The applications submitted by the candidates within the specified period, will be assessed by June 30, 2020. The Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa Subclass 491 is a provisional visa that allows you and your eligible family members to live, study, and work in selected regional areas of Australia for five years.

It is a points-tested skilled visa, which means, your eligibility for this visa will be assessed based on points you score for the key factors of your profile, i.e. age, education, work experience, English proficiency, etc.

The NSW assesses and nominates the skilled and talented workers for the Subclass 491 visa to enterprise economic development in regional NSW. The applicant only applies if he/she meets the eligibility criteria, as the NSW nomination fee of $330 is not refundable.
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Key Eligibility Requirements to apply for NSW Nomination

To apply for NSW nomination applicant must meet the below eligibility criteria:
  • Applicant need to have an occupation on the NSW Regional Skilled Occupation List
  • Applicant must be presently living in a designated regional area in NSW.
  • You must be aged under 45 when we nominate you to apply for the visa.
  • Acquire a score of a minimum of 65 points on the SkillSelect online system
  • Applicants need to have at least competent English.
  • I need to commit to living and working in a designated regional area of NSW until the visa is valid.
Skilled Migration to Australia

Subclass 189 visa, Subclass 190 Visa, and Subclass 491 visa are the three most popular visa categories for Skilled Migration to Australia. All three visas are point tested visas fall under the General Skilled Migration (GSM) program of Australia.

The state and the federal government have announced some changes recently to contain the outbreak of Covid-19. However, as the situation gradually seems under control, the immigration programs and procedures are likely to be back to normal soon.

If you wish to apply immigration to Australia now, you will get the advantage of less competition now. Moreover, by the time, you complete the process and land in Australia, the COVID-19 threat and chaos are likely to change for better.

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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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