The Government of Canberra issued 250 invitations to Matrix submitted candidates for applying to state nomination in recent invitation draw held on 24th February 2020. These invitations are for subclass 190 and 491 nomination.
Australian Capital Territory – Canberra issued 171 invitations to subclass 190, while 79 invitations to subclass 491 for nomination.
The minimum cut off points for 190 nomination was 75 points and for 491 nomination was 70.
Canberra is the capital of Australia and it has own matrix system to check the eligibility for Skilled Migration.
Matrix contains several factors for points including ACT residence status, English proficiency, spouse English proficiency, occupation in ACT demand list, work experience, spouse employability, ACT job offer, overseas or interstate education, ACT education, assets in ACT, close family in ACT.
The minimum points requirements for submitting the matrix are 20.
Skilled Nominated Subclass 190
It’s another option for permanent residency on Skilled Immigration visa. It requires sponsorship from state or territory government. Every state or territory also has its own requirements and occupation in demand list so in order to applying the specific state or territory, thorough research is essential.
Migrants have to live or work at least 2 years in nominated state or territory out of 5 years visa as an obligation.
Skilled Regional Provisional Subclass 491
Least option of skilled migration is subclass 491. It’s a 5-year provisional visa allows to migrants live and work in certain areas (regions) of Australia. For this visa, sponsorship can taken from an eligible Australian relative living in designated area or by a state or territory government.
Migrants have to spend at least 3 years in designated area out of 5 years then they can be eligible to become permanent resident.
Determine your eligibility for General Skilled Migration of Australia by calculating your points through our Online Points Calculator.