Skilled Migration Program of Victoria- 2021-22 Opening

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Skilled Migration Program of Victoria- 2021-22 Opening

The Skilled Migration Program for 2021-22 will start accepting new Registrations of Interest (ROIs) on July, 7 2021. The Department of Home Affairs has allocated 3,500 subclass 190 places and 500 subclass 491 places to Victoria.

As part of our selection process this year, we will be looking for individuals who are presently living and working in Victoria and who are using their STEMM skills in a targeted industry. Health, life sciences, digital, medical research, agri-food, advanced manufacturing and New energy, emissions reduction, and circular economy are some of the sectors that we are focusing on.

For further information on eligibility criteria, kindly look below:

Skilled Nomination Visa (Subclass 190)

The Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) is a permanent visa for skilled migrants who have advanced talent and are presently employed in Victoria as STEMM professionals with advanced skills. Before you may apply for the visa, you must first obtain a nomination from Victoria.

Who can apply?

To qualify for a Victorian Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa nomination, you must:

●have been selected for Registration of Interest (ROI)
●live and work in rural Victoria
●be working as a STEMM professional in a target industry in Victoria
●must be under the age of 45
●possess adequate English proficiency and a valid Skills Assessment
●Have obtained a minimum of 65 points

How to apply?

To apply for a Victorian skilled visa nomination (subclass 190), you must:

●Make an Expression of Interest (EOI) using SkillSelect
●Fill out a Registration of Interest Form (ROI)
●Have your ROI chosen and receive an invitation to apply
●Prepare your supporting evidence to submit with your application
●Submit an application for nomination

What you will need?

You must provide the following documents with your application to show that you fulfill the requirements:

●Passport
●English language proficiency exam
●Assessment of skills
●Contract of employment
●Payslips
●Superannuation
●Description of the position
●Enrollment (if required, e.g. AHPRA)
●Form of Victorian declaration
●Form for appointing an agent (if required)

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491)

The Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) enables skilled migrants to live, study, and work in specified regional areas for a term of five years. Before you can apply for the visa, you must first obtain Victoria’s nomination.

Who can apply?

To qualify for a Victorian Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa nomination, you must:

●have been selected for Registration of Interest (ROI)
●live and work in rural Victoria
●Be working as a STEMM professional in a target industry in Victoria
●must be under the age of 45
●possess adequate English proficiency and a valid Skills Assessment
●Have obtained a minimum score point

How to apply?

To apply for a Victorian skilled visa nomination (subclass 190), you must:

●Make an Expression of Interest (EOI) using SkillSelect
●Fill out a Registration of Interest Form (ROI)
●Have your ROI chosen and receive an invitation to apply
●Prepare your supporting evidence to submit with your application
●Submit an application for nomination

What you will need?

You must provide the following documents with your application to show that you fulfill the requirements:

●Passport
●English language proficiency exam
●Assessment of skills
●Contract of employment
●Payslips
●Superannuation
●Description of the position
●Enrollment (if required, e.g. AHPRA)
●Form of Victorian declaration
●Form for appointing an agent (if required)

The following are the most significant changes to the 2021-22 program:

●The requirement for minimum experience and hours worked is eliminated.
●Incremented in the targeted industries.
●Applicants must have STEMM abilities and be employed in a Skill Level 1 or 2 profession.
●Subclass 491 nomination applicants may additionally have a Skill Level 3 occupation using their STEMM skills.

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