Choose NSW as a highly skilled migrant and dive into a dynamic community. Your skills and expertise will boost our diverse industries and open new professional horizons. Explore pathways with nomination criteria for skilled visas and insights from successful migrants.
A permanent visa for points tested skilled workers to live and work in NSW. Key industry sectors include health, education, ICT, and infrastructure.
A provisional visa for points tested skilled workers to live and work in regional NSW. Key industry sectors include health, education, ICT, infrastructure and agriculture.
Other visa pathways
There are a range of other available visa options for skilled professionals wanting to migrate to NSW, including the:
- Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)
- Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186)
- Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 494)
- Global Talent Visa Program (also known as the Global Talent Independent Program)
For a full list of available visa options, see the visa finder on the Home Affairs website.
Migrant success stories
Hear directly from some of our successful skilled migrants. Discover their stories of building a new life and career in NSW