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Point Test – ANZSCO 221111 Accountant (General) Eligibility

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Age qualifications

At the time of invitation to apply for the visa, the applicant’s age was …

 
 
 
 

English language qualifications

At the time of invitation to apply for the visa, the applicant had …

 
 
 

Overseas employment experience qualifications

At the time of invitation to apply for the visa, the applicant …

 
 
 

Australian employment experience qualifications

At the time of invitation to apply for the visa, the applicant …

 
 
 
 

Australian professional year qualifications

At the time of invitation to apply for the visa, the applicant had completed …

 
 

Educational qualifications

At the time of invitation to apply for the visa, the applicant had …

 
 
 
 
 

Specialist educational qualifications

At the time of invitation to apply for the visa …

 

A Masters degree by research or a Doctorate degree from an Australian educational institution that included at least 2 academic years in a relevant field of Natural and Physical Sciences, Information Technology or Engineering and Related Technologies.

 

 
 

Australian study qualifications

At the time of invitation to apply for the visa the applicant holds a degree such as diploma, advanced diploma or trade qualification from an Australian educational institution which took at least 2 years of full-time study taught in English.

 
 

Credentialled Community Language qualifications (CCL)

At the time of invitation to apply for the visa, the applicant had a qualification in a particular language awarded or accredited by a body specified by the Minister in writing and at a standard for the language specified in the instrument.

 
 

Partner qualifications

 

 
 
 
 

Study in designated regional area qualification

At the time of invitation to apply for the visa the applicant met the Australian study requirement; the location of the campus or campuses at which that study was undertaken is in a designated regional area; while the applicant undertook the course of study the applicant lived in a designated regional area; and none of the study undertaken constituted distance education.

 
 

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Accountant’s Salary in Australia

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Accountant (General)

General Accountant provides services relating to financial reporting, taxation, auditing, insolvency, accounting information systems, budgeting, cost management, planning and decision-making by organisations and individuals; and provide advice on associated compliance and performance requirements to ensure statutory and strategic governance.

 

 

Specialisations:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Insolvency Consultant
  • Insolvency Practitioner

 

Skill Level:

Accountant has a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).


Registration or licensing may be required.

 

 

 

Tasks:

 

·         assisting in formulating budgetary and accounting policies

·         preparing financial statements for presentation to boards of directors, management, shareholders, and governing and statutory bodies

·         conducting financial investigations, preparing reports, undertaking audits and advising on matters such as the purchase and sale of businesses, mergers, capital financing, suspected fraud, insolvency and taxation

·         examining operating costs and organisations’ income and expenditure

·         providing assurance about the accuracy of information contained in financial reports and their compliance with statutory requirements

·         providing financial and taxation advice on business structures, plans and operations

·         preparing taxation returns for individuals and organisations

·         liaising with financial institutions and brokers to establish funds management arrangements

·         introducing and maintaining accounting systems, and advising on the selection and application of computer-based accounting systems

·         maintaining internal control systems

·         may appraise cash flow and financial risk of capital investment projects


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Tasmania State/Government Visa Sponsorship

491 Visa Sponsorship494 Sponsorship190 Visa Sponsorship

Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for TAS 491 Sponsorship visa , the applicant must meet the following requirements set out by the Department of Home Affairs.

  1. not yet turned 45 years of age
  2. nominated an occupation on the relevant list of eligible skilled occupations
  3. a valid and positive skills assessmentfor their nominated occupation
  4. at least ‘Competent’ English language proficiency
  5. at least 65 points on the Department of Home Affairs points test.

Eligible Categories:

  1. Category 1 – Tasmanian graduate
  2. Category 2 – Working in Tasmania
  3. Category 3A – Overseas applicant (TSOL)
  4. Category 3B – Overseas applicant (Job offer)
  5. Category 4 – Family in Tasmania
  6. Category 5 – Small Business Owner

Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for TAS 190 Sponsorship visa , the applicant must meet the following requirements set out by the Department of Home Affairs.

  1. not yet turned 45 years of age
  2. nominated an occupation on the relevant list of eligible skilled occupations
  3. a valid and positive skills assessment for your nominated occupation
  4. at least ‘Competent’ English language proficiency
  5. at least 65 points on the Department of Home Affairs points test.

Subclass 491 – Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa

Requirements

Meeting the nomination requirements does not guarantee that the applicant will be offered state nomination from the Tasmanian Government, this is because the Department of Home Affairs sets a nomination quota for the state each year, which limits the number of applicants that can be nominated.

 

If the applicants are able to meet the minimum nomination requirements, their application will be competitively assessed against other eligible applications, with a focus on their ability to address a number of criteria, including:

 

  • the applicant’s demonstrated ability and commitment to establishing themselves, and any dependents, in Tasmania with a view to their prospects for long-term settlement in the state
  • the demand for the applicant’s particular skills and expertise, and their ability to find work in Tasmania
  • the suitability and transfer-ability of the applicant’s qualifications, skills and experience – including any specialist capabilities – to the needs of Tasmania’s labour market
  • the skills and background of dependent family members
  • their level of English language competency
  • the likelihood of the applicant obtaining a personal income that would meet the minimum taxable income requirement for the subclass 191 Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa (currently AU$53,900 per year for at least 3 years in the next 5 years)

 

Applicants who have skills in areas of particular need within the Tasmanian economy will be held in high regard, particularly if living in an area outside of Greater Hobart. These include:

 

  • health
  • trades and construction
  • engineering
  • community services (including aged and disability care)

 

Note:

Applicants currently holding a BRIDGING VISA due to Australian Appeals Tribunal (AAT) or Judicial Review are asked to include within their application details of their current review status and a written explanation detailing their plans for visa lodgement in the event that they are supported for visa state nomination.

 


Category 1 – Tasmanian graduate

To be considered for this category, the applicant must meet all of the following criteria.

 

  • you must have completed and graduated from a CRICOS registered tertiary institution in Tasmania. The course undertaken:
    • must be a degree (bachelor or any higher degree), a diploma (standard, advanced, associate or graduate) or a trade qualification (minimum Cert III level for a skilled occupation in Major Group 3 in ANZSCO)
    • must have a minimum duration of one academic year (40 weeks)
    • must be full time and on site in Tasmania
  • you have lived in the state for at least 1 year during your period of study
  • you and your dependents are currently living in Tasmania and can provide evidence of your ongoing genuine commitment.

 

IMPORTANT: If the applicant’s study has been in an area that is not related to an occupation on the Tasmanian Skilled Occupations List (TSOL), the applicant needs to include with her/his application their CAREER PLAN that explains how their studies have increased their ability to find skilled work in Tasmania. This may include areas unrelated to the applicant’s Tasmanian study.

 

Acceptable courses of study: 

Courses above Certificate 3 studied with a CRICOS registered tertiary institution in Tasmania that meet the specific requirements for state nomination categories.

  • All courses must be completed full time and on campus
  • Study duration must be at least one academic year for the subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa. For the subclass 190 Skilled Nominated visa , your study must meet the Australian study requirement
  • Graduate Diploma courses are considered eligible
  • Graduate Certificate courses are NOTeligible
  • Certificate 3 and 4 study must be related to a trade qualification (minimum Cert III level for a skilled occupation in Major Group 3 in ANZSCO) occupation.

 

This occupation group includes:

  • Engineering, ICT and Science Technicians
  • Automotive and Engineering Trades Workers
  • Construction Trades Workers
  • Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers
  • Food Trades Workers
  • Skilled Animal and Horticultural Workers
  • Other Technicians and Trades Workers

 

** Childcare, Aged Care and Community Care related courses must be at least a Diploma level. However, we will accept Certificate III Early Childcare course if you commenced your course before 1 January 2020.

OR

 


Category 2 – Working in Tasmania

To be considered for this category, the applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

 

  1. the applicant must have been working in Tasmania for 6 months immediately prior to his/her application for state nomination. The applicant does not have to be working in his/her nominated occupation. The applicant’s employment needs to:
    • be at least 35 hours per week in one full-time job or in 2  or more part-time jobs and the applicant is able to provide evidence of his/her employment claims
    • fill a genuine, ongoing skill shortage in Tasmania
  1. The applicant and the applicant’s dependents must currently be living in Tasmania and can provide evidence of genuine commitment to continue to live in Tasmania.
  2. The applicant’s employer must have a well-established business that has been actively operating in Tasmania for the past 12 months.
  3. There must be a genuine need for the applicant’s position within the business.

 

If employment is for a position at ANZSCO skill level 4 or 5, applicant’s employer must also provide evidence that no local person was able to fill the position.

 

Please note that internships, stipends, scholarships and volunteer positions are not considered employment for the purpose of this category.

 

Sole traders/subcontractors may be eligible for nomination under Category 5 – Small Business Owner.

 

* There are areas of non-skill shortage in Tasmania that are not supported for visa state nomination under the ‘Working in Tasmania’ category. This includes employment relating to:

  • supermarkets
  • service stations
  • limited service restaurants** (cooks, chefs and café / restaurant managers)
  • massage clinics
  • taxi/uber driving

 

**A limited service restaurant includes the following:

  • fast food or takeaway food services
  • fast casual restaurants
  • drinking establishments that offer only a limited food service
  • limited service cafes including, but not limited to, coffee shops or mall cafes
  • limited service pizza restaurants.

 

OR

 


Category 3A – Overseas applicant (TSOL)

 

The applicant must be living overseas and meet all of the following criteria:

 

  • the applicant’s nominated occupation must be listed on the Tasmanian Skilled Occupation List (TSOL)
  • the applicant, or any of the applicant’s dependants have not lived in another Australian state or territory within the last twelve months
  • the applicant has achieved the English requirement specified on the TSOL for his/her nominated occupation in a recognised English language test or hold a passport of the UK, Ireland, the USA, Canada or New Zealand
  • the applicant has read and meet the ‘other requirements and notes column’ specified on the TSOL for your nominated occupation
  • the applicant has researched the Tasmanian labour market and, unless your occupation is listed as “High Demand” in the TSOL, provide evidence that there are sufficient employment opportunities (at least 5 and not more than 8 opportunities) in his/her nominated occupation in Tasmania and that you have:
    • skills and recent experience relevant to the researched employment opportunities
    • skills and experience relevant to the Tasmanian economy
  • if your occupation is listed as “High Demand” and the applicant meets the specified requirements, employability evidence is not required
  • the applicant has access to sufficient financial assets to fund his/her migration and settlement in Tasmania for at least 6 months while the applicant seeks employment

 

** ENGINEERS please note: To be eligible for visa state nomination the applicant will need to meet the requirements detailed above and also provide evidence of ONE additional registration/competency as listed on TSOL under your nominated occupation.

OR

 


Category 3B – Overseas applicant (Job offer)

 

The applicant must be living overseas and meet all of the following criteria:

 

  • have received a formal job offer for a job that is based in Tasmania that is in his/her nominated occupation
  • the applicant, or any of applicant’s dependents have not have lived in another Australian state or territory within the last 12 months
  • the applicant’s employer must have a well-established business that has been actively operating in Tasmania for the past 12 months
  • there needs to be a genuine need for the position within the business. This may be satisfied if there is:
    • an existing, current and genuine need for your position within the business
    • an ongoing need for the position and the capacity for the business to sustain the nominated position

OR

 


Category 4 – Family in Tasmania

 

The applicant must have an IMMEDIATE family member who meets all of the following criteria:

 

  • has been an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian Citizen for a minimum of 12 months prior to the lodgement of your application
  • is currently residing in Tasmania and has been for a minimum of 12 months
  • is a parent, brother, sister, child, aunt, uncle, or grandparent
  • agrees to support and assist you in the process of gaining employment in Tasmania upon your arrival in Tasmania

However,  relationships by marriage, such as sister or brother in law, are not acceptable for this category. The applicant must hold the direct relationship with the sponsoring family member.

OR

 


Category 5 – Small Business Owner

 

The applicant must be living in Tasmania at the time of lodgement of the application and meet the following criteria:

  • the applicant has established and operated his/her business (solely owned) in Tasmania for at least 6 months

 

  • the business is highly likely able to give the applicant a personal income that would meet the minimum taxable income requirement set by Home Affairs for the subclass 191 Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa. Currently, that is AU$53,900 per year for at least 3 years in the next 5 years.

 

All applicants must provide a comprehensive business plan with:

  • evidence of thorough research into, and understanding of, the target market
  • research and understanding of relevant industry conditions, licensing and/or registration requirements for the business in Tasmania
  • realistic market opportunities for the proposed business in Tasmania, particularly where the business would be competing with other similar existing businesses already established in Tasmania.

 

Additional considerations include the applicant’s prior business ownership or business management experience and also the nature of the business and its long-term benefit to Tasmania.

 

** Franchise and share-owned businesses are not acceptable under this category.

 

** Service stations, massage clinics and taxi/uber related businesses are not supported under this category. 

 

Original  source from : https://www.migration.tas.gov.au/

New South Wales State/Government Visa Sponsorship

491 Visa Sponsorship494 Sponsorship190 Visa Sponsorship

Eligibility:

  1. have a relevant occupation on a skilled occupation list;
  2. have a suitable skills assessment for the occupation;
  3. satisfy the points test;
  4. be under 45 years of age at the time of nomination;
  5. have Competent English;
  6. submit an Expression of Interest
  7. be nominated by a state or territory government agency, and
  8. meet public interest criteria including health and character requirements


NSW nomination

Before submitting an EOI, please review the NSW nomination requirements relevant to your circumstances to confirm your eligibility.

  1. I'm living and working in regional NSW
  2. I'm offshore
  3. I've recently completed study in regional NSW

NSW 190 Sponsorship visa

The Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) is a permanent visa for eligible highly skilled workers to help meet skill needs in the state of NSW.

Under the 190 program:

  1. The New South Wales Government can nominate highly skilled workers with an occupation on the NSW 190 Priority Skilled Occupation List.
  2. The 190 visa is a points-tested visa.
  3. Candidates who receive a NSW nomination are awarded 5 additional points towards their overall points score.
  4. Candidates nominated by NSW need to agree to live and work in NSW for at least their first 2 years in Australia while holding this visa.

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Queensland State/Government Visa Sponsorship

491 Visa Sponsorship494 Sponsorship190 Visa Sponsorship

This visa is a provisional visa that allows nominated skilled workers to work and live in REGIONAL Queensland for 5 years, and is a pathway to permanent residency. Employment can be undertaken in the following ways:

  • Work for one or more employers
  • Two part-time jobs
  • Work in own business as an owner/operator

 

Applicable regions in QLD

4124 to 4125, 4133, 4183 to 4184, 4207 to 4275, 4280 to 4287, 4306 to 4498, 4507, 4517 to 4519, 4550 to 4575, 4580 to 4895.

 

Eligibility:

To be eligible for Queensland nomination, the applicant must meet both the Australian Department of Home Affairs criteria and Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ) criteria for your chosen visa category.

  1. have a points test result of 65 or higher, inclusive of state nomination points;
  2. have a positive skills assessment in the nominated occupation;
  3. be under 45 years of age;
  4. meet the minimum English language requirement of COMPETENT, unless a higher level is required by your assessing authority;
  5. submit additional documents if invited to lodge an application for a subclass 190 or subclass 491 visa;
  6. have an occupation on the QSOL ‘Working in Queensland’ list;
  7. provide evidence of full-time post-qualification employment (minimum of 35 hours per week) in the applicant’s nominated occupation for the past 6 months in Queensland (190 visa) IMMEDIATELY prior to EOI submission.
  8. If y the applicant is lodging an EOI for a 491 visa the applicant must be LIVING and WORKING (full-time post qualification, minimum 35 hours per week) in REGIONAL Queensland in the applicant’s nominated occupation for the past 3 months IMMEDIATELY prior to EOI submission.
  9. provide evidence of ongoing employment with a Queensland employer registered in Australia for a further 12 months (minimum of 35 hours per week). For the 491 it must be a ongoing employment in a REGIONAL area for a further 12 months (minimum 35 hours per week).
Commit to living and working in Queensland for 2 years for the 190 visa and 3 years for the 491 from visa grant.

This visa is for skilled workers and postgraduate alumni who wish to live and work in Queensland permanently.

 

Queensland is looking for attract highly skilled and employable international postgraduate alumnis, in target occupations which are difficult to fill from the local labour market.

 

Eligibility:

To be eligible for Queensland nomination, the applicant must meet both the Australian Department of Home Affairs criteria and Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ) criteria for their chosen visa category.

  • have a points test result of 65 or higher, inclusive of state nomination points
  • have a positive skills assessment in your nominated occupation
  • be under 45 years of age
  • meet the minimum English language requirement of COMPETENT, unless a higher level is required by your assessing authority
  • submit additional documents if invited to lodge an application for a subclass 190 or subclass 491 visa.


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Eligibility:

To be eligible for Queensland nomination, the applicant must meet both the Australian Department of Home Affairs  criteria and Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ) criteria .

  1. have a points test result of 65or higher, inclusive of state nomination points
  2. have a positive skills assessment in QLD nominated occupation
  3. meet the minimum English language requirement of COMPETENT, unless a higher level is required by your assessing authority
  4. be under 45 years of age
and submit additional documents if invited to lodge an application for a subclass 190 or subclass 491 visa.

If the applicant has received a nomination for, or has applied for, or are a current holder of a Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) or the Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) visa you will NOT be eligible for nomination for the Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (subclass 190). This includes those who have received their 491 or 489 visa from interstate.

 

 

Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) – NOW CLOSED

Note: as above this visa is now closed to new applications. 

This is a 4-year points-tested visa and requires nominated skilled workers to be employed for 1 year full-time and live in regional Queensland for 2 years before being eligible for permanent residency on the Skilled Regional (Permanent) visa (subclass 887).

 

It is important to note that 489 visa holders and their dependants must live work and study in the below postcodes only.

 

Applicable regions

Everywhere except the greater Brisbane area and the Gold Coast

4124 to 4125, 4133, 4211, 4270 to 4272, 4275, 4280, 4285, 4287, 4307 to 4499, 4515, 4517 to 4519, 4522 to 4899

 

The subclass 491 postcodes are not applicable to applicants on a subclass 489 visa granted prior to 16 November 2019. 

 

Subclass 489 visas granted on or after 16 November 2019 WILL BE able to access the new regional locations.

 

489 visa holders are NOT eligible for Medicare. 

 

It is NOT possible for 489 visa applicants or holders to apply for a 491 or 190 visa. 

 

Original source from <https://migration.qld.gov.au/>

Victoria State/Government Visa Sponsorship

491 Visa Sponsorship494 Sponsorship190 Visa Sponsorship

Eligibility:

  • The applicant must be below age 45.
  • the applicant must have a Competent level of English (or equivalent).
  • occupation must be listed on the Commonwealth’s skilled occupation lists.

 

Offer of employment

All applicants who wish to apply for Victorian nomination for the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) (subclass 491) visa must provide evidence of a current offer of employment in a position located in a designated regional area of Victoria.

To demonstrate the applicant has a current employment offer, the applicant is  required to provide:

  • A Confirmation of Employment Statement
  • A signed contract / letter of offer which includes employer’s Australian Business Number (ABN) and an contact details
  • An official position description from an employer outlining the applicant’s main tasks and duties.

The employment offer must be in the nominated occupation and must be for full time work for a period of at least 12 months. VIC will accept offers of non-ongoing employment. Full time work is defined as 38 hours per week.

The applicant must provide sufficient information and evidence to illustrate that:

  1. There is a genuine need for the position within the business; and
  2. The business is active/ operating for at least 2 years in a designated regional area of Victoria and is committed to employing you.

The applicant and the applicant’s dependents must demonstrate that the applicant is committed to living, working and/or studying in a designated regional area for the length of the visa period.


Skills Assessment

The applicant must provide a valid skills assessment in relation to the occupation for which the applicant is  seeking nomination.


Provide
CV

The resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) is a critical document used to assess the applicant’s suitability for Victorian visa nomination. It must provide evidence of skills and work experience and a detailed, chronological list of all relevant employment.

CV should be no more than 4 pages long and must include:

  • Detailed description of relevant tasks and responsibilities performed within all employment
  • Dates of employment (including month and year), and
Dates of education and training.

Eligibility:

Age

The applicant must be below age 45 to lodge an application for the Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190).


English

All applicants must have an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least six in each band score. Certain occupations require a higher standard of English for the purpose of state nomination


Occupation

The occupation must be listed on the Visa Nomination Occupation List for Victoria or the Visa Nomination Occupation List for Graduates.


International VIC PhD graduates

The Victorian Government offers a pathway for visa nomination for international PhD graduates. Applications will be processed within 12 weeks and applicants must meet all eligibility requirements to apply. 


Offer of employment

The applicant will need to provide evidence of a genuine Victorian job offer if:

  • the applicant is  currently living in another Australian state; or
  • the applicant is an international graduate and it is a requirement for your occupation on the Visa Nomination Occupation List for Graduates.


To demonstrate evidence of a genuine job offer, the applicant is required to provide:

  • a Confirmation of Employment Statement;
  • a signed contract/ letter of offer which includes your employer’s Australian Business Number (ABN) and contact details;
  • an official position description from your employer outlining your main tasks and duties.

The current employment offer must be in the nominated occupation for permanent (not casual) work, for at least 20 hours per week, and for at least 6 continuous months.


Commitment to Victoria

The applicant must commit to living and working in Victoria for at least 2 years. If the applicant is  currently living in another Australian state, the applicant will need to provide a current Victorian job offer in his/her nominated occupation to support their visa nomination application.


Provide CV

CV should be no more than 4 pages long and must include:

  • detailed descriptions of relevant tasks and responsibilities performed within all employment
  • dates of employment (including month and year)
  • dates of education and training.


A relevant job offer from a Victorian employer can provide evidence of your work readiness and employability.

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South Australia State/Government Visa Sponsorship

491 Visa Sponsorship494 Sponsorship190 Visa Sponsorship
SA 491 Sponsorship visa is a provisional visa which allows the applicant to live and work in South Australia for up to 5 years.

Awarded Extra 15 Points

State nomination from South Australia provides the applicant with 15 additional points to help the applicant qualify for a visa under the Department of Home Affairs point test.

If the applicant lives and works in South Australia for 3 years on the subclass 491 visa and meet the minimum taxable income level for at least 3 years, the applicant may be eligible to apply for permanent residency through the subclass 191 Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa. State nomination requirements include:

  1. Commitment to South Australia– State nomination is granted on the basis of the applicant’s genuine interest and commitment to living and working in South Australia with a view to long-term settlement in the state
  2. Age– under 45 years at the time of nomination
  3. Occupation– this must be listed on the SA Nominated Occupation List as available.  Access to a supplementary occupation list and ‘special conditions apply’ occupations are available in some circumstances.
  4. Skills Assessmenta positive General Skilled Migration skills assessment from the relevant authority
  5. Work experience– at least 1 year of skilled work experience in the last 3 Some occupations have a higher work experience requirement. If the applicant is an international graduate of South Australia, she/he may be able to access a work experience waiver
  6. English– ability to meet Immigration SA’s minimum English language requirement for your occupation.  If you are a passport holder or citizen of the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada or New Zealand, you don’t need to provide an English test result
  7. Financial capacity– sufficient funds to settle in South Australia

SkillSelect Expression of Interest (EOI) 
- the applicant needs to have an EOI which meets the Department of Home Affairs criteria and Immigration SA nomination requirements.
Department of Home Affairs criteria for employer’s submitting a nomination application for SESR Employer Sponsored stream visa includes (but is not limited to): 
  • Be a standard business sponsor or have applied to be a standard business sponsor
  • Have a genuine need for a paid employee to fill a skilled position.
  • Offer a genuine, skilled position; that is full-time and likely to exist for at least five (5) years. The five (5) years of employment is calculated from the date of Department of Home Affairs grant of the SESR provisional visa to the nominee (employee).
  • Offer no less than a market rate salary. The nominee's annual salary can be no less than the Temporary Skilled Income Migration Threshold (TSMIT)
  • The employment terms and conditions in accordance with those provided to Australian citizens and permanent residents in a similar position.
  • Comply with all relevant Australian immigration and workplace relations laws.
  • Nominate a skilled position on the application list

 

Department of Home Affairs criteria for an employee applying for a SESR Employer Sponsored stream visa includes (but is not limited to):

  1. Qualifications and skills relevant to the nominated occupation.
  2. Employed in the nominated occupations for at least 3 years.
  3. A positive skills assessment. The skills assessment must be provided by the relevant assessing authority.
  4. Competent Englishin each band.
SA 190 Sponsorship visa is a permanent visa which allows the applicant to live and work in South Australia.

State nomination from South Australia provides the applicant with 5 additional points to help the applicant qualify for a visa under the Department of Home Affairs point test.

  1. Commitment to South Australia– State nomination is granted on the basis of your genuine interest and commitment to living and working in South Australia with a view to long-term settlement in the state
  2. Age– under 45 years at the time of nomination
  3. Occupation– this must be listed on the State Nominated Occupation List as available.  Access to a supplementary occupation list and ‘special conditions apply’ occupations are available in some circumstances.
  4. Skills Assessmenta positive General Skilled Migration skills assessment from the relevant authority
  5. Work experience– at least 1 year of skilled work experience in the last 3 Some occupations have a higher work experience requirement. If the applicant is an international graduate of South Australia, the applicant may be able to access a work experience waiver.
  6. English– ability to meet Immigration SA’s minimum English language requirement for your occupation.  If the visa applicant is  a passport holder or citizen of the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada or New Zealand, you don’t need to provide an English test result.
  7. Financial capacity– sufficient funds to settle in South Australia
  8. SkillSelect Expression of Interest (EOI) - the applicant needs to have an EOI which meets the Department of Home Affairs criteria and Immigration SA nomination requirements.

Skilled workers and international graduates of South Australia seeking nomination must meet both state nomination and Department of Home Affairs requirements.

 

Skilled Nominated permanent subclass 190

 

Required document checklist.

  1. Copy of the personal details page in the valid passport.
  2. A positive General Skilled Migration skills assessment for the applicant’s nominated occupation. For international graduates of South Australia, the skills assessment must be in the applicant’s nominated occupation and field of study in South Australia.
  3. Details of English test result (if applicable).
  4. Details of financial capacity or Financial Capacity Declaration for international graduates.
  5. Letter(s) from employer(s) for work experience stating
  • employment dates;
  • job title;
  • duties and tasks;
  • salary; and
  • hours worked per week.

If occupation requires an additional 3 – 5 years work experience, the applicant should also supply letter(s) from employer(s).

<For international graduates, high points, currently working in South Australia as above plus item 6>

  1. Evidence of tertiary qualifications.
  2. Evidence if claiming partner skills points or community language points.

<For chain migration, as above plus items below>

  1. Evidence of family relationship: –
  • copy of a birth certificate,
  • marriage certificate,
  • proof of name change.
  1. Evidence that your family member is a permanent resident, Australian citizen or South Australian state nominated visa holder and has been residing in South Australia for the last 24 months.

Western Australia State/Government Visa Sponsorship

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Western Australia offers State nomination for the permanent Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) and the temporary Skilled Work Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491).

 

The process for obtaining State nomination is as follows.

 

Submit an eligible Expression of Interest (EOI) in the Department of Home Affairs SkillSelect database.

 

EOI must:

  • indicate that the applicant is seeking nomination from Western Australia; or any State or Territory.

 

  • Score at least 65 points in the Department of Home Affairs points test. This includes the points for State nomination which are automatically included in your EOI:
  • 5 points for subclass 190 visa; and
  • 15 points for the subclass 491 visa.

 

  • Have evidence of a skills assessment suitable for permanent migration in your nominated occupation. 

 

 

 

 

  • If you are using the graduate stream, the details of Western Australian study, including the address and postcode of the Western Australian campus of the educational institution must be included in EOI. 

 

 

  • Show that the applicant meets the English language requirements. If you have a passport from the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, the United States of America or Ireland, you are not required to sit an English exam to be eligible for Western Australian State nomination.  

 

 

  • Be younger than 45 years of age.

 

  • If are applying for the General stream, you must be able to claim points for, and give evidence of work experience.

 

  • If you are applying for the Graduate stream and intend to demonstrate six months of Australian work experience, you must include this information in your EOI in SkillsSelect, even if you cannot claim points for this.

 

  • WA Migration Services reviews EOIs in SkillSelectand invites eligible applicants to apply for State nomination based on a ranking system. . If the applicant is invited to apply, the applicant will receive an email with a link to the State nomination application form. Then the applicant has up to 28 days to complete the application and it will include three multiple choice questionnaires to test the applicant’s knowledge of Western Australia.

 

  • The applicant will need to provide documents to show he/she meets all the State nomination criteria and any documents submitted should be high quality copies of the original. Once the applicant submits the application, the applicant may be asked to provide further information by email.

 

  • A  $200 non-refundable application fee applies.

 

  • If the application is successful, WA Migration Services nominates the applicant in SkillSelectand the applicant will automatically receive an invitation from the Department of Home Affairs to lodge the visa application.

 

All successful applicant is  required to:

  • register their arrival with WA Migration Services;
  • live and work in Western Australia for 2 years upon arrival; and
  • complete a settlement survey every 6 months for this 2 year period.

The Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) (SESR) visa (subclass 494) is a Department of Home Affairs visa that allows Australian employers in regional Australia to sponsor (nominate) skilled migrants to fill employment vacancies, where the employer cannot source an appropriately skilled Australian worker.

 

To apply for the SESR under the employer sponsored visa stream, you must be assessed by a regional certifying body. WA Migration Services is the regional certifying body (RCB) for all regions of Western Australia except the Goldfields–Esperance region. Visit the Regional Certifying bodies page for more information on RCBs.

 

 

The following must be submitted in order for the nominated position to be assessed.

  • Form 1404 with questions one to ten completed
  • Online application form
  • Non-refundable application fee of $200

 

 

Details of the nomination Where a business is seeking RCB advice to support their ES nomination under the SESR visa program, the following information must be submitted to the RCB as indicated on the online application:

  • registered name of the nominating business/organisation;

 

  • ABN and ACN of the nominator;

 

  • contact address of nominating business/organisation;

 

  • full name and contact details of representative of nominating business/organisation;

 

  • ANZSCO code relating to the occupation of the nominated position;

 

  • position title for proposed nominee;

 

  • nominated salary; and

 

  • full name of nominee (if known). If the nomination application has been lodged or a draft application is available, nominating employers are requested to provide a copy of that application.


The Department must be satisfied that the identified person will be paid at least the annual market salary rate for the occupation. The annual market salary rate is defined by the Department of Home Affairs as the earnings an Australian worker earns, or would earn.

The Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) (SESR) visa (subclass 494) is a Department of Home Affairs visa that allows Australian employers in regional Australia to sponsor (nominate) skilled migrants to fill employment vacancies, where the employer cannot source an appropriately skilled Australian worker.

 

To apply for the SESR under the employer sponsored visa stream, you must be assessed by a regional certifying body. WA Migration Services is the regional certifying body (RCB) for all regions of Western Australia except the Goldfields–Esperance region. Visit the Regional Certifying bodies page for more information on RCBs.

 

 

The following must be submitted in order for the nominated position to be assessed.

  • Form 1404 with questions one to ten completed

Western Australia offers State nomination for the permanent Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) and the temporary Skilled Work Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491).

 

The process for obtaining State nomination is as follows.

 

Submit an eligible Expression of Interest (EOI) in the Department of Home Affairs SkillSelect databae

 

 

EOI must:

  • indicate that you are seeking nomination from Western Australia; or any State or Territory
  • Score at least 65 points in the Department of Home Affairs points test. This includes the points for State nomination which are automatically included in your EOI:
  • 5 points for subclass 190 visa; and
  • 15 points for the subclass 491 visa.

 

  • Have evidence of a skills assessment suitable for permanent migration in your nominated occupation. 

 

 

 

  • If the applicant is using the graduate stream, the details of your Western Australian study, including the address and postcode of the Western Australian campus of the educational institution must be included in your EOI. Visit the Graduate stream requirements pagefor more information.

 

  • Show that you meet the English language requirements. If you have a passport from the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, the United States of America or Ireland, you are not required to sit an English exam to be eligible for Western Australian State nomination.  

 

  • Visit the Graduate stream requirements pageor the General stream requirements page for more information on English requirements.

 

  • Be younger than 45 years of age.

 

  • If are applying for the General stream, the applicant must be able to claim points for, and give evidence of work experience.

 

  • If the applicant is applying for the Graduate stream and intend to demonstrate 6 months of Australian work experience, the applicant must include this information in your EOI in SkillsSelect, even if the applicant cannot claim points for this.

 

  • WA Migration Services reviews EOIs in SkillSelectand invites eligible applicants to apply for State nomination based on a ranking system. 

 

  • If the applicant is invited to apply, they applicant will receive an email with a link to the State nomination application form. Then the applicant has up to 28 days to complete the application and it will include 3 multiple choice questionnaires to test your knowledge of Western Australia.

 

  • To be approved, theapplication must meet the State nomination criteria, which includes additional requirements depending on the applicant’s intended stream.

 

  • The applicant will need to provide documents to show the applicant meets all the State nomination criteria and any documents submitted should be high quality copies of the original. Once the applicant submits the application, the applicant may be asked to provide further information by email.

 

  • A  $200 non-refundable application fee applies.

 

  • If the application is successful, WA Migration Services nominates the applicant in SkillSelectand will automatically receive an invitation from the Department of Home Affairs to lodge the visa application.

 

All successful applicants are required to:

  • register their arrival with WA Migration Services;
  • live and work in Western Australia for 2 years upon arrival; and
  • complete a settlement survey every 6 months for this two year period.
  • Some occupations need licensing or registrationbefore you are able to work in Western Australia. A positive skills assessment and State nomination do not guarantee that the applicant will meet the requirements of the relevant licensing or registration authority. The applicant should check the requirements for the  nominated occupation before applying for State nomination.

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Northern Territory State/Government Visa Sponsorship

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Eligibility

Age

  • The applicant must be under aged 45 years at the time of nomination.

Skills assessments

  • The applicant will need a full skills assessment from a relevant Australian skills assessment and assessing authority, for the skilled occupation that you have nominated.
  • A skills assessment is an independent assessment of whether the applicant has the skills and / or experience to undertake an occupation in Australia..

 

English

  • The minimum English language requirement is an outcome of competentunless otherwise specified by assessing / licensing or registration body or on the Northern Territory (NT) Migration Occupation List. Competent means the equivalent of at least IELTS 6.0 in each band level.

 

Points test

  • Meet the skilled migration points testof 65 or higher.


If you already live in Australia

  • If the applicant is currently living in Australia, the applicant will generally only be provided with an NT nomination if you have lived and worked (in an eligible occupation) in the NT for at least 6 months.
  • Generally, a subclass 190 nomination is only offered to those who have lived in the NT for a minimum of 2 years.


If you apply from outside Australia

  • If the applicant is currently living outside Australia, the applicant will generally only be offered a subclass 491 nomination.
  • Offshore applicants must have been employed in their nominated occupation for at least 12 months out of the last 24 months prior to their application, or have relevant Australian qualifications.
  • Offshore applicants must have an offer of full-time relevant employment in the NT, if the NT Migration Occupation Listrequires it.

 

Employability

  • The applicant must provide strong evidence of good employment prospects in the NT either in his/her skilled occupation or a closely related skilled occupation.
  • The applicant can show he/she has good employment prospects by providing:
  • an offer of employment letter from an NT employer
  • a statement describing how your skills and experience meet NT employer needs
  • evidence that the applicant’s occupation has been advertised in the NT multiple times and an explanation of how the applicant’s qualifications and experience match the job vacancy
  • evidence of feedback from potential NT employers.

Occupation
  • The applicant’s skilled occupation must be on the NT Migration Occupation List, or
  • the applicant has a skilled occupation that is on the Australian Government's current list of eligible skilled occupationsbut not on the NT Migration Occupation List  and the applicant provides strong evidence of good employment prospects in the NT in your skilled occupation or a closely related skilled occupation.


Financial capacity (for applicants outside the NT)

The applicant must provide a list of all your financial assets in Australian dollars.

<Employer Eligibility>

  • Be an approved Standard Business Sponsor.
  • Be operating an active and lawful business in regional Australia.
  • Have a genuine need for a paid employee to fill a skilled position.
  • Offer a genuine, skilled position that is full-time and ongoing for the duration of the visa (5 years).
  • 5 years employment is calculated from the date of grant of the Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) Subclass 494 visa by Department of Home Affairs to the overseas nominee.

 

  • Offer no less than the market salary rate and employment terms and conditions that accord with those provided to Australian citizens and permanent residents in a similar position.

 

  • Offer no less than the Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold (TSMIT); currently the TSMIT is $53,900 per annum.

 

  • Ensure that the position has been advertised in accordance with the labour market testing requirements.

 

  • Comply with all relevant Australian immigration and workplace relations laws.

 

<Employee Eligibility>

The employee must have:

  • Qualifications and skills relevant to the nominated occupation.

 

A positive skills assessment by the relevant assessing authority.

Competent English (IELTS 6.0 in each band or equivalent).

  • 3 years’ post-qualification relevant work experience.
  • Not yet turned 45 years old, except if transitional arrangements or limited exemptions apply.

Eligibility

Age

  • The applicant must be under aged 45 years at the time of nomination.


Skills assessments

  • The applicant will need a full skills assessment from a relevant Australian skills assessment and assessing authority, for the skilled occupation that you have nominated.
  • A skills assessment is an independent assessment of whether you have the skills and / or experience to undertake an occupation in Australia. For information about which skills assessment body provides an assessment for your occupation, go to the Department of Home Affairs website.

 

English

  • The minimum English language requirement is an outcome of competentunless otherwise specified by assessing / licensing or registration body or on the Northern Territory (NT) Migration Occupation List. Competent means the equivalent of at least IELTS 6.0 in each band level.

 

Points test

  • Meet the skilled migration points test of 65 or higher.


If you already live in Australia

  • If the applicant is currently living in Australia, the applicant will generally only be provided with an NT nomination if the applicant has lived and worked (in an eligible occupation) in the NT for at least 6 months.
  • Generally, a subclass 190 nomination is only offered to those who have lived in the NT for a minimum of 2 years.


If you apply from outside Australia

  • If the applicant is currently living outside Australia, the applicant will generally only be offered a subclass 491 nomination.
  • Offshore applicants must have been employed in their nominated occupation for at least 12 months out of the last 24 months prior to their application, or have relevant Australian qualifications.
  • Offshore applicants must have an offer of full-time relevant employment in the NT, if the NT Migration Occupation Listrequires it.

 

Employability

  • The applicant must provide strong evidence of good employment prospects in the NT either in its skilled occupation or a closely related skilled occupation.
  • The applicant can show the applicant has good employment prospects by providing:
  1. an offer of employment letter from an NT employer
  2. a statement describing how the applicant’s skills and experience meet NT employer needs
  3. evidence that the applicant’s occupation has been advertised in the NT multiple times and an explanation of how the applicant’s qualifications and experience match the job vacancy
  4. evidence of feedback from potential NT employers.


Occupation

 

  • the applicant has a skilled occupation that is on the Australian Government's current list of eligible skilled occupationsbut not on the NT Migration Occupation List  and you provide strong evidence of good employment prospects in the NT in your skilled occupation or a closely related skilled occupation.


Financial capacity (for applicants outside the NT)

The applicant must also provide a list of all his/her financial assets in Australian dollars.

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Australian Capital Territory State/Government Visa Sponsorship

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Overseas applicant 491 - the applicant must meet the following eligibility criteria before the applicant can complete the Canberra Matrix for ACT nomination of a Skilled Regional (provisional) subclass 491 visa:

  • The applicant must be resident overseas for at least 12 months. The applicant is not eligible for ACT nomination if, the applicant’s spouse/partner or children are living or have lived in another Australian state or territory within the last 12 months at date of matrix submission.

 

  • The applicant can nominate any occupation on the ACT Occupation List, even if that occupation is closed.

  • Occupation caveats: certain open occupations on the ACT Occupation List have an employment caveat. If the applicant does not comply with a caveat e.g. have an ACT job offer, the occupation is deemed to be closed.

  • If the occupation is closed or deemed to be closed, the applicant cannot claim Matrix points in the ‘Nominated Occupation’ category; nor can the applicant claim points for either the applicant or their spouse/partner for employability in an open occupation.

 

 

 

  • The applicant must have a current English test result that meets the Home Affairs level of ‘proficient’ or ‘superior’ English.

 

  • The applicant’s skills and at least 12 months continuous experience (within the last 3 years) in the nominated occupation must be relevant to the ACT economy. Experience in heavy industry, manufacturing, production, mining; shipping, gas and oil; head office banking and railways for example, are not generally considered relevant industries given the structure of the ACT economy, which is primarily knowledge-based.

  • The applicant must demonstrate employability in Canberra by providing evidence of research into sufficient ACT employment opportunities in the nominated occupation, relevant to the applicant’s skill set and experience.

  • The applicant must sign a statutory declaration committing to living and working in Canberra for at least 2 years from date of arrival in Australia.

The Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 494) (SESR) enables Australian employers in regional areas to sponsor (nominate) skilled overseas workers. This is to assist employers in regional and low population growth areas of Australia where they have been unable to fill vacant positions with Australian citizens or permanent residents living in or wishing to move to the regional area where the nominated position is located.

 

 

Where an employer decides to nominate a skilled overseas worker for a SESR visa in the Employer Sponsored (ES) stream, the nomination must be accompanied by advice completed by a relevant Regional Certifying Body (RCB) at time of decision. The RCB must have responsibility for the area where the nominated position is located. 

 

 

ES stream nominations must be accompanied by advice from an RCB; however, this advice can be provided before or after lodgement of the ES stream nomination application with the Department of Home Affairs. The Department cannot approve a nomination where advice from an RCB has not been provided.

 

 

Processing time

Most applications for nomination will be processed within 3 weeks.. 

 

Service fee: $300. A non-refundable service fee is charged for processing applications for RCB support. The service fee is an administration charge only and does not guarantee the approval of an application.

 

 

Market Salary: the employer must demonstrate that the nominated salary is comparable to the market salary rate by including the following information with the application:

Overseas applicant 190 - The applicant must meet the eligibility criteria before she/he complete the Canberra Matrix for ACT nomination of a Skilled Nominated (permanent) subclass 190 visa:

 

  • The applicant must be resident overseas for at least 12 months.

 

  • The applicant is not eligible for ACT nomination if the applicant, the applicant’s spouse/partner or children are living or have lived in another Australian state or territory within the last 12 months at date of matrix submission.

 

The applicant must meet one of the following 2 criterion:

  1. A minimum 1 year ACT employment contract in an open nominated occupation. The offer of employment must be with a medium to large enterprise (50 plus employees) located in the ACT; or a paid employment contract for an academic appointment (level B to E) at an ACT tertiary institution.

Or

  1. At least 5 years previous ACT residence within the last 8 The period of ACT residence must have been continuous up until the date of departure from Australia. Nominated occupation may be open or closed on the ACT occupation List:
  • The applicant can have had holidays in Australia for a maximum of 6 weeks in any 1 year period without it affecting his/her claim for a year of continuous ACT residence.
  • The applicant can have travelled overseas for up to 3 months in any year without it affecting his/her claim for continuous ACT residence. However, any time spent overseas cannot be counted towards your claimed period of ACT residence.
  • The applicant must attach a copy of your ‘International Movement Record’ from Home Affairs
  • The applicant must have a current English test result that meets the Home Affairs level of ‘proficient’ or ‘superior’ English.

 

  • The applicant’s skills and at least 12 months continuous experience (within the last 3 years) in the nominated occupation must be relevant to the ACT economy. Experience in heavy industry, manufacturing, production, mining; shipping, gas and oil; head office banking and railways for example, are not generally considered relevant industries given the structure of the ACT economy, which is primarily knowledge-based.
  • The applicant must demonstrate employability in Canberra by providing evidence of research into sufficient ACT employment opportunities in the nominated occupation, relevant to your skill set and experience.
  • If the applicant wishes to claim Matrix points for a spouse/partner, the applicant must have evidence of the relationship: either a marriage certificate or civil partnership/union registration. The document must be dated before the Matrix is submitted.
  • If the applicant is claiming points in the spouse / partner employment category your spouse / partner must hold a valid English test result at a minimum level of ‘competent’ English; or hold an Australian or a valid passport as defined by Home Affairs.
  • The applicant must sign a statutory declaration committing to living and working in Canberra for at least two years from date of arrival in.
  • The applicant must have access to sufficient financial assets to fund your migration and settlement in Canberra while you seek employment. You need to be realistic about employment expectations once you arrive in Canberra as it can take, on average, up to 6 months to secure employment.
  • The applicant and/or any dependents must not be the holder of a current Australian visa (or bridging visa), except an Australian visitor visa.

The applicant must be overseas at date of Matrix submission. If the applicant is ranked and invited to apply for ACT nomination, the applicant must be overseas at date of invitation for ACT nomination. If the applicant holds or has held an Australian visa, the applicant must attach a copy of your ‘International Movement Record’ from Home Affairs.

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Last Updated: 29/02/2020

 

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