From 27 March 2020, Immigration SA has announced for closing visa subclass 190 eligibility for applicants who are not currently working in South Australia for the last 12 months (or 6 months in a region).
Only applicants currently working for the last 12 months in their nominated or closely related occupation (minimum 20 hours per week) in South Australia or the last 6 months in their nominated or closely related occupation (minimum 20 hours per week) in a country region (of South Australia) will be eligible to apply for permanent 190 visa nomination.
If you do not meet these requirements, you are only eligible to apply for 491 visa nomination.
This applies to all occupations except for the following:
- 132211 Finance Manager
- 149914 Financial Institution Branch Manager
- 221111 Accountant (General)
- 221112 Management Accountant
- 221113 Taxation Accountant
- 221211 Company Secretary
- 221213 External Auditor
- 221214 Internal Auditor
- 222112 Finance Broker
- 222311 Financial Investment Adviser
- 222312 Financial Investment Manager
- 224711 Management Consultant
These occupations are no longer eligible for a subclass 190 nomination as they have reached their quota. Applicants for these occupations can still apply for nomination for the provisional 491 visa subclass.
Occupations closed to offshore applicants
The following hospitality occupations are now closed for offshore applicants.
- 141111 Cafe or Restaurant Manager
- 351311 Chef
- 351411 Cook
The changes listed in this news item are effective immediately for state nomination applications submitted to Immigration SA on or after 12 pm on 27 March 2020.
If your application for nomination or ability to meet the eligibility criteria, please get in touch with our migration team at INFO@AUSTRALASIAEDUCONNECT.COM.AU.