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Looking to Move to Australia? -Victoria has released the New Occupation Lists to Invite Applications

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 01, Jul 2017

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Victoria- the vibrant Australian state has released its new Visa Nomination Occupation lists to invite the applications. The new lists are applicable from July 1, 2017. If you aspire to get Permanent Residence Visa in Australia, this is the key opportunity to apply for nomination from Victoria and subsequently, apply for relevant skilled PR visa if you are nomination application and submitted Expression of Interest (EOI) is accepted.

Victoria New Occupation Lists

Victoria has released the two Occupation Lists, i.e.

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The state government has done the key research and analysis of industry and labour market demand to make certain that the new occupation lists select the Occupations, which have great demand in the state of Victoria. The Skilled Migration Program of Victoria seeks to select the highly skilled, talented and employable professionals for their fast growing industries and organizations, to combat the skill shortage in the region. Hence, the candidates, who have skills and experience to get employed in any of the occupations listed in New Occupation List released by Victoria, can apply for the nomination of Visa.

Assessment Parameters for State Nomination

The applications received for Visa nomination will be reviewed and selected based on the following criteria:
  • Capability to fulfill the minimum nomination requisites
  • Appropriateness in terms of transferability of education, skills and experience as per the labour market and industries in Victoria
  • Capability and intent to settle with dependents (if any) in the state of Victoria with long term plans and objectives for settlement
  • Demand of your skills and expertise in Victoria as well as your capability to find employment in the state
  • Demand for your occupation in the state concerning to the yearly nomination places allocated for that domain

Moreover, you must need to know that if Victoria nominates you, you are required to remain in the state for at least two years as per the nomination pre-condition.

How to go about the process

First, you need to apply for Visa Nomination to the government of Victoria. Now, if your nomination application is approved, you can go on to complete further formalities and subsequently, apply to the DIBP (Department of Immigration and Border Protection) for the relevant visa.

Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 Visa is the most appropriate Skilled PR Visa to apply under the new occupation lists of Victoria. As this a point tested visa, hence, after getting the nomination, you need to apply in the SkillSelect online system of Australia and obtain minimum 60 points based on your age, education, work experience, language skills, etc. factors. You will also get points for nomination from the state of Victoria.

Also Read- Immigration South Australia to Release its Updated State Nominated Occupation List (SNOL) on July 4, 2017

Seek Professional Advice and Assistance?

If you need advice, and assistance to follow the nomination and subsequently, the complete visa process, you may contact the certified and most experienced Australia Migration experts at Visas Avenue Immigration. You may fill the free assessment form to confirm your eligibility for the visa.

Alternatively, forward your queries and details to Australia migration experts on email id-


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.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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