Northern Territory Regional Migration

Northern Territory State and Regional Sponsor Update

Can you apply for NT State and Regional Sponsor?

✔️ you are residing in NT

✔️ Residing overseas

❌ Residing in another State (not NT).

What else do you need to be eligible?

You must provide strong evidence of good employment prospects in the NT either in your skilled occupation or a closely related skilled occupation.

 

You can show you have 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 your occupation has been advertised in the NT multiple times and detailed explanations of how your qualifications and experience match the job vacancies

  • evidence of positive feedback from potential NT employers.

Find the NTMOL (Northern Territory Migration Occupation List) here: www.racc.net.au/occupation-lists

Eligible NT Graduates

International student graduates who have studied in the NT will be eligible for a subclass 190 nomination if you have:

  • Qualification and Duration 

Successfully completed 1 or more qualifications after studying in the NT, at an NT-based institution

Duration: At least 2 years in a single tertiary course or a set of nested tertiary courses, and

  • Residency

Lived in the NT for a period of at least six continuous months immediately after the date of completion* of your last qualification, while holding a visa that allows full-time work (this requirement does not apply to students who completed all course requirements in semester one 2020 and produce a letter of completion dated prior to 1 August 2020), and

  • Genuine efforts to obtain employment

Demonstrated genuine and sustained efforts to obtain employment  from an NT employer in your nominated occupation or a closely related skilled occupation.

 

** International student graduates who are unable to live in the NT for six months after completing two years of study in the NT will only be considered for a subclass 491 nomination. You must provide evidence of making genuine efforts to obtain employment  from an NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related skilled occupation.

Others Northern Territory Resident

for NT resident applicants includes those on temporary visas with work rights, currently residing in the NT.

NT resident applicants will be eligible for a subclass 190 nomination if you:

  • demonstrate that you have been residing in the NT for at least two consecutive years immediately prior to application

  • demonstrate that none of your migrating dependants are residing in another part of Australia, and

  • demonstrate full-time employment in the NT in an eligible occupation continuously for at least two years immediately prior to applying for NT nomination and demonstrate the employment is available for at least a further 12 months.

NT resident applicants will be considered for a subclass 491 nomination if you meet the following requirements:

  • applicants who started living in the NT prior to 1 July 2020, must:

    • demonstrate that you have been residing in the NT for at least six consecutive months immediately prior to application

    • demonstrate that none of your migrating dependants are residing in another part of Australia, and

    • demonstrate full-time employment in the NT in an eligible occupation for at least six consecutive months immediately prior to applying for NT nomination and demonstrate the employment is available for at least a further 12 months.

  • applicants who start living in the NT on or after 1 July 2020, must:

    • demonstrate that you have been residing in the NT for at least 12 consecutive months

    • demonstrate that none of your migrating dependants are residing in another part of Australia, and

    • demonstrate full-time employment in the NT in an eligible occupation for at least six consecutive months immediately prior to applying for NT nomination and demonstrate that the employment is available for at least a further 12 months.

Read more

Visa Extension Options
https://www.racc.net.au/visa-extension-during-covid-19

Temporary Graduate Visa (TR 485)

https://www.racc.net.au/temporary-graduate-visa


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https://www.racc.net.au/popular-study-options-australia

 

Global Talent Visa

https://www.racc.net.au/global-talent-visa

General Skilled Migration Visa

https://www.racc.net.au/general-skilled-migration-visas

 

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