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NSW Skilled Occupation Lists

We invite migrants in highly skilled occupations seeking to advance their careers to apply for NSW nomination for a skilled visa.

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NSW is currently working from reduced skilled occupation lists at Home Affairs direction. The occupations NSW is currently nominating for the subclass 190 and subclass 491 visas can be found below. These lists are subject to change without notice.

Information about minimum eligibility criteria, and how invitation rounds work, can be found on our Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (subclass 190) website.

Information about how to apply for regional NSW nomination can be found on our Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) website.

For answers to our most frequently asked skilled migration questions, please see our skilled visa FAQs website.

Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (subclass 190) 

  • 133211 - Engineering Manager 

  • 134211 - Medical Administrator 

  • 134212 - Nursing Clinical Director 

  • 134214 - Welfare Centre Manager 

  • 233211 - Civil Engineer 

  • 233212 - Geotechnical Engineer 

  • 233214 - Structural Engineer 

  • 233215 - Transport Engineer 

  • 233511 - Industrial Engineer 

  • 233512 - Mechanical Engineer 

  • 233513 - Production or Plant Engineer 

  • 233911 - Aeronautical Engineer 

  • 233913 - Biomedical Engineer 

  • 233916 - Naval Architect 

  • 233999 - Engineering Professionals nec 

  • 254411 - Nurse Practitioner 

  • 254412 - Registered Nurse (Aged Care) 

  • 254413 - Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) 

  • 254414 - Registered Nurse (Community Health) 

  • 254415 - Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) 

  • 254417 - Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation) 

  • 254418 - Registered Nurse (Medical) 

  • 254421 - Registered Nurse (Medical Practice) 

  • 254422 - Registered Nurse (Mental Health) 

  • 254423 - Registered Nurse (Perioperative) 

  • 254424 - Registered Nurse (Surgical) 

  • 254425 - Registered Nurse (Paediatric) 

  • 254499 - Registered Nurses nec 

  • 261111 - ICT business Analyst 

  • 261112 - Systems Analyst 

  • 261311 - Analyst Programmer 

  • 261312 - Developer Programmer 

  • 261313 - Software Engineer 

  • 262112 - ICT Security Specialist 

  • 263111 - Computer Network and Systems Engineer 

  • 312211 - Civil Engineering Draftsperson 

  • 312212 - Civil Engineering Technician 

  • 312311 - Electrical Engineering Draftsperson 

  • 312312 - Electrical Engineering Technician 

  • 312999 - Building and Engineering Technicians nec 

 

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) 

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