Applicants living overseas

Effective immediately (13 September 2016 at 4pm AEST) applications for ACT nomination from overseas residents will not be accepted.  If you are living overseas you will not be able to commence an application for ACT nomination of a Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa until the program reopens in 2017.

Applications lodged on or before 13 September 2016 will be processed in queue order. 

Canberra residents

This action does not affect Canberra based applicants. You are still able to apply for ACT nomination if you meet the nomination criteria.

Guideline and ACT Occupation List changes

Published 1st October 2014

The Guidelines and ACT Occupation List  were updated on 1 October 2014. To view the documents visit the guidelines page.

Before submitting your application to us, make sure you carefully read the relevant guidelines and if applicable, the ACT Occupation List.

If you have any questions about these documents please email migrationservices@act.gov.au