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Western Australia Skilled Migration Program Full What You Need to Know

Western Australia: Skilled Migration Program Full – What You Need to Know?

As of February 2, 2024, the doors of Western Australia are temporarily closed to skilled migrants. Under the General Skilled Migration Program, all the allocated spots are filled for visa subclasses 190 and 491 for the 2023/24 program year.


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What Does This Mean For You?

If you submitted before February 2: You can relax. Your visa application will be evaluated according to the existing criteria. However, you can expect processing delays due to the many applications received.

If you intend to apply: Unfortunately, no new submissions will be entertained for now. You can apply in the following program year, which is anticipated to start in July.

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Don’t lose hope! Ensure your submission in the upcoming program year. Here’s what you can do.

  • Wait & Reapply:

Keep an eye on the opening of the following program year and prepare for timely application submission.

  • Explore Alternatives:

Consider other visa categories as migration pathways, or explore other Australian states for skilled migration opportunities.

  • Seek Consultancy:

Obtain recommendations from professional migration consultants to streamline the complex process according to your situation.

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Key Takeaways

  • New applications for Western Australia’s skilled migration program are on hold until the next program year.
  • Applicants affected by possible processing delays will be notified.
  • Potential applicants can redefine their migration goals by exploring alternative pathways and professional guidance.


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