NSW Business and Skilled Migration Update 2020-21


  • NSW State sponsorship has been provided with a limited number of interim nominations for 2020-21 for Australian Skilled Migration.
  • Nominations are limited hence the NSW Government has made temporary changes to their application process.
  • These changes will be reviewed later on if they are provided with more nominations later in the financial year.

Business and Investor Visas (Subclass 188):

Potential business and Investor applicants will be nominated by invitation ONLY.

For consideration by the NSW gov for subclass 188, please ensure you have a valid EOI in SkillSelect, and NSW as your preferred state.

Skilled Visas (Subclass 190 & 491):

Invitation rounds will commence shortly for subclass 190.

Only applicants currently residing in NSW and in selected health, ICT and engineering occupations will receive invitations from the NSW gov.

On-hand 491 visa applicants will be contacted via email to advise them of their application outcomes.

*If your current EOI is valid, you do not need to submit a new EOI in SkillSelect, this applies to ALL visa subclasses*