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Applications Open for NSW Skilled Work Regional Visa (subclass 491) Pathway 1

Applications Open for NSW Skilled Work Regional Visa (subclass 491) Pathway 1

Good news for those waiting for a New South Wales visa! The Skilled Work Regional (subclass 491) visa, Pathway 1, in New South Wales, is now accepting applications for the nomination process. Read more to find out extensive details regarding the nomination process and the eligibility criteria defined for applicants.

This pathway focuses on encouraging the experts who are contributing to the dynamic community and economy of New South Wales.


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Guidelines for NSW Nomination under the Skilled Work Regional Visa (subclass 491) Pathway 1

Candidates should adhere to the following steps to ensure successful submission of their applications to the New South Wales nomination for the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491) via ‘Pathway 1’:

1.   Verify Eligibility:

Before submitting your application, candidates are advised to ensure they meet all the visa requirements specified by the Department of Home Affairs and the specific criteria for NSW nomination.

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2.  Expression of Interest (EOI) Submission:

Be specific to the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491) and indicate your interest only in NSW nomination while submitting your EOI through SkillSelect. It is important to note that amendments are impossible after submitting your EOI application. Hence, you must verify the completion and accuracy of your EOI before submission.

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3.   Application Process:

Fill out the application form as provided, and submit all the necessary supporting documents attached as a single .zip file.

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4.   Evaluation Phase:

The evaluation includes an assessment based on NSW’s nomination criteria, which may take up to six weeks.

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5.   Notification of Outcome:

The Department of Home Affairs will issue invitations to those applicants who align with their criteria for the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491). This invitation will be delivered via the email address mentioned in your SkillSelect EOI.

Follow the link to apply for NSW Nomination

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