Updated NSW skilled Work Regional Visa

NOTE: You must meet all the criteria in one of the three following streams to be eligible for NSW nomination

  1. Living and working in regional NSW;

  2. recently completed study in regional NSW; or

  3. living and working outside of NSW

 

For non-residents of NSW, the updated nomination criteria are as stated below: 

3. Living and working outside of NSW

To be eligible for NSW nomination under this stream you must meet all the criteria for at least one of the following categories:

a. Job offer in regional NSW

To be eligible for NSW nomination under this category you must:

  • hold a valid skills assessment for an occupation that appears on your nominated region's occupation list;

  • have an offer for ongoing employment that is:

    • in the Applicant's nominated occupation, or a closely related occupation; and

    • for a minimum term of 12 months and 35 hours of work per week;

  • have an offer for ongoing employment from an employer that is:

    • located in a designated regional area in NSW; and

    • registered in Australia.

b. At least five years of skilled employment experience (offshore Applicants)

If you reside outside of Australia, you must:

  • hold a valid skills assessment for an occupation that appears on your nominated region's occupation list; and 

  • have at least five years of skilled employment in such nominated occupation, or a closely related occupation

  • C. Family ties in regional NSW

  • To be eligible for NSW nomination under this category you must:

  • hold a valid skills assessment for an occupation that appears on your nominated region's occupation list; and

  • have an immediate family member in a designated regional area in NSW who satisfies all of the criteria below:

  • a grandfather, grandmother, father, mother, brother or sister of the Applicant (including by virtue of a step or adoptive relationship);

  • at least 18 years of age;

  • either an Australian Permanent Resident, an Australian Citizen or a NSW nominated provisional visa holder (489);

  • currently residing in a designated regional area in NSW; and

  • has been residing in a designated regional area in NSW for at least the previous 24 months,

  • and you must ensure that your family member has completed a statutory declaration to confirm that they satisfy each of the above chain migration requirements.

Find out more about relevant courses:

 

https://www.racc.net.au/popular-courses-nsw

 

https://www.racc.net.au/master-of-teaching

https://www.racc.net.au/graduate-diploma-earlychildhood-edu

https://www.racc.net.au/master-of-nursing

https://www.racc.net.au/diploma-of-building-construction

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