ACT Skilled Migration Program closed to overseas applicants until July 2017

Effective 14 September 2016, if you are living overseas you cannot apply for ACT nomination of a Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa 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

The ACT will accept applications for streamlined nomination from ACT PhD alumni living overseas.  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

The demand for ACT occupations will be reassessed in July 2017. The updated ACT Occupation List will be published when the ACT Migration Program reopens to overseas applicants in July 2017, 

Guidelines

Skilled Visa - guidelines for ACT nomination - 1 January 2017

Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa

ACT nomination guidelines - Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa 
ACT nomination guidelines - Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa 

PhD streamlined ACT 190 nomination

ACT Streamlined PhD 190 nomination guidelines 
ACT Streamlined PhD 190 nomination guidelines

ACT Occupation List - updated 10 September 2016

ACT Occupation List 
ACT Occupation List

Employer nomination - guidelines for RCB support - updated 1 January 2017

Regional Certifying Body (RCB) Support -  Direct Entry Stream

Guidelines - Applying for RCB support Guidelines - Applying for RCB support

Business Skills - guidelines for ACT nomination

For a brief overview of each of these visa options please read the information contained in the Visas section of this website.
 

ACT nomination - Business Talent (permanent) (subclass 132) visa

132 Guidelines - Significant Business: 2.8MB (Updated 17 June 2016)
132 Guidelines - Significant Business: 130kB (Updated 17 June 2016)

132 Guidelines - Venture Capital: 2.8MB (Updated 17 June 2016)
132 Guidelines - Venture Capital: 124kB (Updated 17 June 2016)
 

ACT nomination - Business Innovation and Investment (provisional) (subclass 188)

188 Guidelines - Business Innovation: 2.8MB (Updated 17 June 2016)
188 Guidelines - Business Innovation 129kB (Updated 17 June 2016)

188 Guidelines - Significant Investor: 2.8MB (Updated 17 June 2016)
188 Guidelines - Significant Investor: 121kB (Updated 17 June 2016)
 

ACT nomination - Business Innovation and Investment (permanent) (subclass 888)

888 Guidelines - Business Innovation: 2.8MB (Updated 17 June 2016)
888 Guidelines - Business Innovation: 128kB (Updated 17 June 2016)

888 Guidelines - Significant Investor: 2.8MB (Updated 17 June 2016)
888 Guidelines - Significant Investor: 118kB (Updated 17 June 2016)