You can claim an extra 15 points towards meeting skilled migration points test, if you are successful in receiving 491 state nomination from New South Wales.
State nomination from state of new south wales for subclass 491 can help you claim an extra 15 points towards meeting skilled migration points test.
New South Wales (NSW) nomination for skilled regional (provisional) 491 visa allows skilled migrants to live, work and study in a designated regional area of NSW for a period of 5 years. You are not eligible for NSW nomination for this visa if you have previously been nominated by NSW for any visa. There are two pathways to NSW nomination for subclass 491 visa:
There are two nomination streams under Pathway 1, these are:
To apply under this stream you must be currently living and working in a designated regional area of NSW, and have continuously done so for the past 12 months. Your qualifying skilled employment in the twelve months immediately before applying must be:
Your nominated occupation must be eligible for the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491).
To be eligible to apply under this stream, you must:
To be considered for an invitation for the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491) under Pathway 2, your nominated occupation must fall within an ANZSCO unit group in 'NSW Skilled List Pathway 2' and be eligible for the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491).
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