You can claim an extra 15 points towards meeting skilled migration points test, if you are successful in receiving 491 state nomination from Western Australia.
State nomination from state of Western Australia for subclass 491 can help you claim an extra 15 points towards meeting skilled migration points test.
The Skilled Regional (Provisional) 491 visa is a temporary resident visa that allows you to live and work anywhere in Western Australia. To be eligible for this visa, you must meet the following of Department of Home Affairs requirements:
To be considered by subclass 491 visa Western Australia for State Nomination, you must first lodge an expression of interest (EOI) in the Department of Home Affairs SkillSelect database. WA Migration Services invites eligible EOIs on a monthly basis to apply for Western Australian State nomination based on a ranking system. You can be invited through one of two streams:
Each month, a set number of eligible EOIs are selected in SkillSelect based on the below ranking system. Visit the invitation rounds page for further information.
Applicants eligible for the General stream will be ranked in accordance with the table below:
Applicants eligible for the Graduate stream (Higher education graduates) will be ranked in accordance with the table below:
Applicants eligible for the Graduate stream (Vocational Education and Training VET graduates) will be ranked in accordance with the table below:
If you are invited to apply, that means your EOI has demonstrated you meet a series of initial requirements. If you would like to accept your invitation to apply for WA State nomination, you will be required to provide further evidence to meet the State nomination requirements for subclass 491 visa. This evidence is provided during the application process. For the full list of requirements, you can also view the State nomination migration program process and requirements.
If your application for State nomination is approved, you will be nominated by WA Migration Services in SkillSelect and automatically be invited by the Department of Home Affairs to apply for the Subclass 491 visa.
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