Australia Skilled Nominated or Sponsored (Subclass 491)

Skill Nominated visa is through Nomination by a state or territory or sponsorship by an eligible relative living in a designated area in Australia . This points-based visa is for skilled workers who are nominated by a state or territory or sponsored by an eligible relative living in a designated area in Australia. The visa is valid for four years, and a visa holder must live and work in a specified regional area.


Applications are by invitation only. To be invited to apply, a person must:

  • Be able to score at least 65 on the points test.
  • Have a suitable skills assessment for that occupation.
  • Submit an Expression of Interest and be nominated or sponsored.
  • Have an occupation that is on the relevant skilled occupation list.
  • Be less than 50 years of age when the invitation is issued.
  • Meet English language requirements.

Visa Fee

Applicant in Australia or outside Australia:
Main Application : $4045
Additional Applicant above 18 : $2020
Additional Applicant below : $1015

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