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Want to Live & work in Tasmania, Australia? Apply for State Nomination now with New Criteria

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 20, Jul 2017

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Tasmania State of Australia provides the aspirants a relatively easy pathway to find entry in Australia. Located at the south cost, Tasmania is the wonderful Island state of Australia. It provides best settings for the immigrant workers to live work and settle in the state. Tasmania has released a skilled occupation list of the shortage occupations in the state to invite nomination applications from immigrant workers.

Subclass 489 Visa-The key State Nominated Visa for Immigration to Tasmania

The Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa Subclass- 489 is the best Visa category to immigrate to the state of Tasmania in Australia. As the title suggests, the provisional visa allows you to live and work in Australia for up to 4 years.

Also Read- Move to Canberra on PR Visa! New ACT Occupation List is Released to Invite Nomination Applications

How it works

As an applicant, you first need to choose an occupation from the Tasmanian Skilled Occupation List. You must have experience in your chosen occupation. Now submit an EOI (Expression of Interest) in the online SkillSelect System entering key details, i.e. age, education, work experience, language skills, etc. Your eligibility will be determined based on points you score for all these profile factors.

Now apply for State nomination through the immigration website of Tasmania. The approval of nomination may take around 20 days. Once you have got the nomination you can claim the points for the same in SkillSelect system.

Eligibility Requirement for Nomination Applicants- Category 3A

Find below the eligibility criteria:
  • Need to have Skill and experience matching Tasmanian Skilled Occupations List (TSOL)
  • Applicant or his/her dependents must not have lived in another Australian state or territory within the last 12 months
  • Need to have achieved Proficient English in an authorized English language test, i.e. IELTS
  • Sufficient research on Tasmanian labour market and provide proof that there are adequate job opportunities (minimum 5 and not more than 8 opportunities) in your chosen occupation in Tasmania
  • Must have skills and experience related to the researched job opportunities
  • skills and experience applicable to the Tasmanian economy
  • Sufficient amount to fund your migration and settlement in Tasmania while you search job

If your application and candidature is found suitable by the Tasmanian government for the state of Tasmanias labour market and economy, you may be nominated from the state for the Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa Subclass 489.

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

Need assistance to apply for Subclass 489 visa to move to Tasmania?

If you seek much needed advice and assistance from the MARA registered Australia Migration expert, you may get in touch with the Visas Avenue Immigration. Visas Avenue Immigration is the leading Australian Visa Consultancy Company in India that every year helps a vast number of applicants to obtain Australian Visa approvals. To confirm your eligible for Subclass 489 Visa, and apply for the same under the guidance of expert, you may send your queries and details to


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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