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The Victorian Government’s visa nomination program aims to attract highly skilled global talent (including international student graduates) with the skills we most need to keep Victoria’s industries competitive.

Visa nomination is a way for the Victorian Government to select global talent skills in industries and jobs that are forecast to have strong growth for independent skilled migration visas.

Visa nomination provides a pathway for independent skilled migrants with the skills Victoria needs to make a valid visa application to the Department of Home Affairs – the Commonwealth Government department responsible for regulating entry to Australia.

Helping Victorian employers

The Victorian Government’s visa nomination program means you can access highly-employable skilled migrants to fill your job vacancies. Victorian nominated visa holders generally have permanent residency and are either already in Victoria, or making plans to relocate here.

Check visa details and conditions using the Visa Entitlement Verification Online tool.

You should always check the visa details and conditions of the migrants you employ. Penalties apply for employing overseas workers without work rights.

To access Victorian nominated skilled migrants or discuss options for permanent residency for workers you know, contact us.