As part of the changes introduced in the 2020-21 Skilled Visa Migration program you are now required to submit a Registration of Interest for Victorian State Visa Nomination. The information you provide in your Registration of Interest helps us to decide whether you will be selected to apply for Victorian visa nomination.
For the interim skilled migration program leading up to the Federal Budget, we will be accepting registrations of interest from 8 September until 5pm AEST, 21 September.
Why do I need to submit a Registration of Interest for Victorian State Visa Nomination?
You now need to be selected by Victoria to apply for skilled visa nomination (subclasses 190 and 491). The interim skilled migration program has been designed to help Victoria respond to the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
To be eligible for selection to apply for Victorian visa nomination you must meet the following criteria:
- already be living in Victoria
- already be working in Victoria (minimum six months employment)
- work in a highly skilled occupation in health or medical research which supports Victoria's economic recovery and/or health response
Your submitted Registration of Interest will help us determine the best applicants to select to apply for Victorian visa nomination. Selection to apply for Victorian visa nomination does not guarantee visa nomination.
How do I submit a Registration of Interest for Victorian State Visa Nomination?
- Make or update an Expression of Interest on the Department of Home Affairs' SkillSelect system. You must have updated or made your Expression of Interest on or after 1 September 2020.
- Make sure you meet the requirements for the visa you are seeking nomination for:
- Submit a Registration of Interest for Victorian State Visa Nomination
- To submit a Registration of Interest you must create an account on Live in Melbourne if you do not already have one
You can submit a Registration of Interest from 8 September until 5pm AEST, 21 September.
What information am I required to provide when submitting a Registration of Interest for Victorian State Visa Nomination?
- Your Expression of Interest number for SkillSelect
- Your name, date of birth and email address
- The skilled visa you are seeking Victorian nomination for (subclass 190 or 491)
- Your occupation, including ANZSCO code
- Your employer's ABN and contact details
- The purpose of your employer's business or service
- How the work you undertake is critical to Victoria's economic recovery and/or health response to the coronavirus pandemic