Australia Skilled Nominated Visa (subclass 190)

This is a permanent visa for people unable to meet the Skilled – independent  migrant visa requirements. Applicants must be either sponsored by an eligible relative living in Australia, or nominated by a participating state or territory government. Applicants must pass a points based test.


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This is a permanent residence visa. As a permanent resident, you are permitted to remain in Australia indefinitely. This visa also allows you to travel to, and enter Australia, any no.of times, for five years from the date the visa is granted. The expiry of this visa does not affect your permanent resident status if you are in Australia. However, if you want to continue to travel to and from Australia as a permanent resident after the initial visa has expired, you must obtain a Resident Return Visa (RRV). Your eligibility for an RRV will depend on the period that you have resided in Australia.

Sponsored or Nomination

To be eligible for this visa you must be either:

  • Sponsored by an eligible relative living in Australia
  • Nominated by a participating state or territory government.

Points Test

This visa has a points test designed to select visa applicants who have the skills and attributes that will help them find suitable employment in an occupation that matches their skills and is required in Australia.

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What does this visa let me do?

This visa allows you and any secondary applicants included in your visa application,live as permanent residents in Australia.

Australian permanent residents can:

  • Live and work in Australia on a permanent basis
  • Study in Australia at school, Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector or university
  • Receive subsidised healthcare through Medicare and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • Access certain social security payments (subject to waiting periods)
  • Be eligible for Australian citizenship (subject to the residency eligibility criteria)
  • Sponsor people for permanent residence.

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Australia Immigration Points: The applicant has to meet the points test by scoring 60 points.

To Migrate to Australia, the points are granted on the following criteria:

  • Age
  • English language ability (IELTS, TOEFL iBT and PTE Academic tests are accepted)
  • Nominated Skilled occupation
  • State or Territory Government Nomination OR Eligible Relative Sponsorship
  • Skills Assessment
  • Location
  • Health
  • Character
  • Australian Values Statement
  • Overseas and Australian Skilled Employment
  • Australian Study Requirement
  • Qualifications
  • Credentialed Community Language
  • Regional Australia Study
  • Partner Skills
  • Professional Year

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Note: TOEFL iBT and PTE Academic tests would be accepted from applicants from November 2014

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The following can be considered as dependents:

  • Partner
  • A dependent child of you or your partner
  • A dependent relative of you or your partner.

Secondary applicants must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Location
  • English Language Ability
  • Health
  • Character
  • Australian Values Statement

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Visa Fees

Visa application Charge for Main Applicant: A$4115

Additional Applicant Charge 18 and over: A$2060

Additional Applicant Charge under 18: A$1030

Note: For Applicants who have turned 18 at the time of application and who are assessed as not having functional.

English the second installment of visa fee is $4885.

Finances to shown for state Sponsorship will vary from state to state and territory to territory,

This will be approx. AUD 10000 to AUD 15000 as liquid cash

State sponsorship Application (if applicable): AUD 200 to AUD 300

(Please note most of the states do not charge for sponsorship)

Fixed Asset to be shown will be from AUD 15000 to AUD 25000

Disclaimer: Visa fees are subjected to change without prior notice. All charges shown above are in AUD.



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Use our professional services to apply for your  visa. We have the experience of having processed cases from all over the world. Your chances of success are much higher when you sign up with us.

Our terms & conditions are clear along with a transparent system & clear policies. We only accept applications that we are confident will be a success.

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Our Service fee is Competitive & among the best you will find in the industry. At any given time, our state-of-the-art Processing Centre is processing over 5000 active cases from across the world. Our processes are standard & Process Consultants are the best in the world.

Our Prices are standard across all our offices. We guarantee that other than company offers & promotions, you will not be quoted a higher price & eventually pay a lower price. Prices are determined by the company & are fixed for all clients, offices & cases. You know you are paying the right price – the same as all our 10000+ clients around the world.

Please refer to our Price List & Fee Schedule

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Please Note

We are not a placement agency, we are Overseas Career Consultants. We do not provide/guarantee/assure jobs, we do not arrange for any direct employment through employers. We use technology, resources and our internal expertise to market your resume to overseas employers on your behalf.


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