South Australia 491 Visa Open to Overseas-based Applicants of Certain Engineering Occupations

Following the opening of South Australia skilled visa nomination program to applicants (with one of the 70 occupations) currently residing offshore from 28 September 2021 Open Link in New Tab, Migration SA has further announced that an additional 24 Engineering occupations will be opened to offshore-based applicants from 02 November 2021.

From 02 November 2021, you can lodge a Registration of Interest (ROI) to be considered for South Australia 491 visa Open Link in New Tab nomination if you are currently residing outside Australia and your Engineering occupation is in one of the 24 ANZSCO occupations listed below:

South Australia Minimum Requirements for Offshore-based Engineering Applicants

The following are the minimum requirements for offshore-based applicants with one of the 24 Engineering occupations to receive nomination from South Australia:

  1. At least 8 years of work experience in the nominated occupation or closely related occupation;
  2. Possess Superior English Open Link in New Tab, unless holding an eligible passport from a country where the primary language is English (the United Kingdom, the United States of America, New Zealand, Ireland and Canada);
  3. Score at least 85 points for the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491) in the Department of Home Affairs’ points test Open Link in New Tab.

Which Australian States is currently nominating offshore-based applicants for 491 visa Open Link in New Tab & 190 visa Open Link in New Tab ?

Apart from South Australia, as of 05 November 2021, Tasmania is also currently nominating offshore-based applicants. Hence, now is a great opportunity if you are located overseas and intend to migrate to Australia.

Contact Ausdirect Migration Open Link in New Tab today to tailor the best suitable option(s) for your migration, and we will assist you in navigating every step of the process during the journey.