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Western Australia Occupation List Updated- Apply for State Nominated visa

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 27, Sep 2018

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Australian state, Western Australia (WA) is one of the most popular destinations for immigrants to live, work or settle permanently. Like most other states, WA also invite the application from the skilled and talented people from overseas and subsequently, nominate the selected candidates for the desired skilled visa in Australia.

However, the applicants interested in moving to Western Australia, need to have their occupation listed in the Western Australian skilled migration occupation list (WASMOL).

Latest Western Australia Occupation list

Western Australia has now updated its skilled migration occupation list. If your occupation features in the WASMOL, you may apply for any of the state nominated visas given below, i.e.

  • Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) or
  • Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489)

Click here to view updated Western Australia Skilled Migration Occupation List (WASMOL)

General Eligibility requirements for State nomination

The candidates who have their occupation listed in the Western Australian skilled migration occupation list (WASMOL) and who also meet the state nomination requirements can apply for the given state nominated visas.

Eligibility Requirements ?General stream for skilled workers
?Applicants occupation features in Western Australian skilled occupation list ?Y
?Meet English proficiency requirements ?Y
Show the minimum required work experience in nominated occupation ?Y
?Provide a contract of employment ?Y
?Show the minimum requirements for Western Australian study ?Only needed in case you are not presently living in WA

Apply PR in Australia through State nominated visa

Skilled nominated Subclass 190 visa is a permanent visa that allows skilled workers to live and work in Australia as a permanent resident. However, to apply for this visa, you must be nominated by an Australian state or territory government. It is a point tested visa, hence, you need to obtain minimum 65 points to become eligible for this visa category based on key factors, i.e. age, education, work experience, language skills, etc.

Key requirements to apply for Subclass 190 Visa

To apply for this particular state nominated visa you

  • Must have a relevant occupation listed in WASMOL
  • Need to have suitable skills assessment for the occupation
  • Score minimum 65 points in SkillSelect online system
  • Need to be nominated by a state or territory government agency
  • Require to be under 45 years of age at time of invitation
  • Must have Competent English (i.e. minimum IELTS score of band 6)

How to go about it

If you meet the above criteria, submit EOI (Expression of Interest) in the online SkillSelect system and obtain minimum 65 points based on your profile factors. The Immigration department will launch invitation rounds 11th of every month to issue invitation to apply for the desired visa to the selected applicants. Submit complete PR application within 60 days of receiving the invite.

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If you wish to apply permanent residency in Australia though state nomination, you may get in touch with visas avenue the top and trusted Visa Consultancy Company in India for Australia immigration and PR process. You are promised to get complete assistance right from beginning of the process till approval of your skilled PR Visa.

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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.

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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