Australian state New South Wales (NSW) Immigration has recently updated its NSW Skills List for the financial year 2023-24 with new minimum point scores and skilled work experience requirement.
NSW nominate the eligible skilled workers for the popular state/territory nominated visa categories. To qualify for NSW nomination, you must meet the minimum point score requirement and minimum years of work experience in your nomination occupation ANZSCO unit group.
Let’s find out more about the latest update.
According to the latest NSW Skills List, to apply for an EOI for Visa 190 Subclass, NSW immigration does not need minimum points score and skilled work experience points for a nominated occupation.
Australia NSW Skills List 2023-24
New South Wales invite, evaluate and nominate the SkillSelect Expressions of Interest (EOIs) at the ANZSCO unit group level. To qualify for Australia’s NSW nomination, you must be skilled in an occupation that:
- appears in an ANZSCO unit group, and
- is eligible for the respective visa
All occupations within ANZSCO unit groups are eligible for the respective visa. It is the responsibility of the potential migrant to make certain their occupation is eligible for the visa prior to acquiring a skills assessment from an approved an approved assessing authority, i.e. ACS, AACA, VETASSESS, etc.
Eligibility Criteria for Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)
To be considered during in an invitation round for the Visa subclass 190, your nominated occupation must fall within an ANZSCO unit group outlined below and be eligible for the visa.
Pathways for Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491)
Pathway 1 – Apply directly to a Regional Development Australia (RDA) office
There are two streams under pathway 1, i.e., Stream A and Stream B
To qualify for NSW nomination under Stream A, you must meet nomination criteria and skilled in an occupation eligible for visa subclass 491.
To qualify for NSW nomination under Stream B, your nominated occupation must be within an ANZSCO unit group.
Pathway 2 – To qualify for an invitation under visa subclass 491 via Pathway 2, your nominated occupation must fall within an ANZSCO unit group.