ACT Skilled Migration Program closed to overseas applicants until July 2017

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.

Streamlined PhD nominations

This action does not affect ACT PhD alumni living overseas. You are still able to apply for steamlined nomination if you meet the nomination criteria. Email migrationservices@act.gov.au for advice on how to lodge the online application. 

ACT Occupation List will be updated in July 2017

As of 19/04/2017 the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL) (which informed the ACT Occupation List) has been replaced by the Short term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL). There has been a removal of 200 occupations from the CSOL in creating the STSOL. A new ACT Occupation list based on the STSOL will be announced in July.

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