Tasmania State Nomination Migration Program


Tasmania State Nomination Migration Program

Tasmania is now open for 190 & 491 applications.  

There are multiple streams available for nomination for onshore as well as offshore applicants.  


Tasmania's nomination quota for the 2021-22 program year is: 

Subclass 491  2200 places 
Subclass 190  1100 places 

Around 500 of these places are expected to be used for applications carried over from the 2020-21 program year. 


If you meet the criteria of one of the following streams, you may be eligible for nomination  


    • Studied from Tasmania 
    • Working in Tasmania 
    • Occupation listed in Tasmanian Skilled Occupation List  
    • Job Offer from Tasmania 
    • Family in Tasmania 
    • Small Business Owner in Tasmania  


Working in Tasmania (Subclass-190) 

Requirements for applicants who commenced employment before 29 January 2021 

Requirements for applicants who commenced employment after 29 January 2021 


Nomination Applicants who applied for nomination before 29 January 2021 must be working in and have a skills assessment for an occupation listed on the Tasmanian Skilled Occupation List current at the time the application was lodged. 

you must have been working in Tasmania for 6 months immediately prior to your application for state nomination. Your employment needs to be at least 35 hours per week in one full-time job or in two or more part-time jobs and you are able to provide evidence of your employment claims 


you and your dependents must currently be living in Tasmania and provide evidence of genuine commitment* to continue to live in Tasmania 



your employment must be in an occupation listed on the Tasmanian Skilled Occupations List (TSOL) 


your employment needs to be in your nominated occupation 



your employer must be a well-established business** that has been actively operating in Tasmania for the past 12 months 



there must be a genuine, ongoing need for your position within the business (including a minimum 12-month contract with at least 3 months remaining at the time you apply for nomination). The contract may be casual but must comply with the Fair Work Ombudsmans National Employment Standards 



your wages and conditions must be no less favourable than those that would apply to an Australian citizen or permanent resident, and salary or wages are equivalent to the market salary rate 

    Source: https://www.migration.tas.gov.au/skilled_migrants/skilled_nominated_visa 

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