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Skilled visas

NSW provides visa nomination to highly skilled professionals in a range of occupations to help drive economic growth in our state.

Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)

A permanent visa for points tested skilled workers to live and work in NSW.
Sydney Harbour

Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491)

A provisional visa for points tested skilled workers to live and work in Regional NSW.
Surfer

Other visa pathways

There are a range of other available visa options for skilled professionals wanting to migrate to NSW, including the:

For a full list of available visa options, see the visa finder on the Home Affairs website.

Further information

NSW Skilled Occupation Lists

NSW nominates skilled migrants in several highly skilled occupations to drive economic growth in the state.

Common questions about skilled visas

Answers to our most commonly asked questions about skilled migration.
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