Pharmacists to Australian Permanent Resident

Direct or pathways of Pharmacists to Australian Permanent Residents (PR)

Migrate Australia Permanently

To have your intention to migrate Australia permanently, it is a great start, and we (FINER IMMIGRATION) can see you have already achieved half on your way.

However, when it comes to SKILLED PR of Australia, there is no smooth sailing, you should have your pathways and options prepared in advance. The frequent changing policy also makes it harder for PR applications oversea.

Having said that, I still believe if that is your goal you should fight for it.

It is not responsible only for giving you how likely you can have an Australian Permanent Resident (PR) but help you to assess your scenario, which will give you a rough idea.

We will have a blog to talk about every popular occupation

Pharmacists as Occupation to have Australian Permanent Resident (PR)

Be aware that Pharmacists is a unit group as follow:

UNIT GROUP 2515 PHARMACISTS

  • PHARMACISTS ensure safe and quality use of medicines, and optimize health outcomes by contributing to selecting, prescribing, monitoring and evaluating medicine therapy, and researching, testing and developing pharmaceuticals and medical products.
  • Indicative Skill Level:
  • In Australia and New Zealand:
  • Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification and a one-year traineeship (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Besides, you should have known which occupation you are applying for

Occupations:

  • 251511 Hospital Pharmacist
  • 251512 Industrial Pharmacist
  • 251513 Retail Pharmacist

Retail Pharmacist is a common one to Australian Permanent Resident (PR)

251513 RETAIL PHARMACIST

  • Alternative Title:
  • Community Pharmacist
  • Dispenses prescribed pharmaceuticals to the public educates customers on health promotion, disease prevention, and the proper use of medicines, and sells non-prescription medicines and related goods in a community pharmacy. Registration or licensing is required.

As a Retail pharmacist, there is only one PR visa 190 available for the occupation.

I don’t see it is a bad thing, as the independent visa 189 is a ridiculously high bar now as the last round invitation competitively minimum score 95.

However, if you can achieve points 65 in the test in your file are cheering score for visa 190, I hope you could have more when adding up the extra 5 points from the state.

Retail Pharmacist Key Elements

The key thing for granted visa 190, you should aware of each state migration policy (for example ACT, TAS, etc) and decide the state to nominate you and be aware of their occupation list as well.

Queensland (QLD) State Retail Pharmacist

 (Brisbane) Sponsorship Permanent Residency

Queensland (QLD) State Visa Sponsorship (Brisbane)
QLD Queensland 190 Visa

QLD Invitation results from July to September 2019

QLD Queensland 491 Visa
QLD
    The Queensland State Nomination Skilled Program is closed for FY19-20. BSMQ has not yet received advice from Home Affairs in regards to Queensland’s nomination allocation for FY20-21.

For applicants currently working in Queensland:

  • Currently working in Queensland in the nominated or closely related occupation for the previous 6 months at time of lodging the Expression of Interest (minimum 35 hours per week); and
  • Have an offer to continue your employment and the same employer for 12 months in your nominated or closely related occupation
  • Sponsorship Fee: $ 200
QLD
    The Queensland State Nomination Skilled Program is closed for FY19-20. BSMQ has not yet received advice from Home Affairs in regards to Queensland’s nomination allocation for FY20-21.

For applicants currently working in Queensland:

  • Currently living and working in regional Queensland in the nominated or closely related occupation for the previous 3 months IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO APPLICATION in REGIONAL Queensland (minimum 35 hours per week); and
  • Have an offer to continue your employment for 12 months in regional Queensland in your nominated or closely related occupation
  • Sponsorship Fee: $ 200

Eligible Postcodes: 4207 to 4275, 4517 to 4519, 4550 to 4551, 4553 to 4562, 4564 to 4569 and 4571 to 4575,4124 to 4125, 4133, 4183 to 4184, 4280 to 4287, 4306 to 4498, 4507, 4552, 4563, 4570 and 4580 to 4895 (Anywhere except the greater Brisbane area; including Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Townsville, Cairns, Toowoomba, Rockhampton, Mackay, Bundaberg, Hervey Bay, Pacific Pines, Carrara, Nerang and Gladstone)

QLD For PhD Graduates in Queensland:

    The Queensland State Nomination Skilled Program is closed for FY19-20. BSMQ has not yet received advice from Home Affairs in regards to Queensland’s nomination allocation for FY20-21.
  • Completed within the last two years
  • Have a positive decision on thesis
  • Sufficient funds
  • Sponsorship Fee: $ 200
QLD For PhD Graduates in Queensland:

    The Queensland State Nomination Skilled Program is closed for FY19-20. BSMQ has not yet received advice from Home Affairs in regards to Queensland’s nomination allocation for FY20-21.
  • Completed within the last two years
  • Have a positive decision on thesis
  • Sufficient funds
  • Sponsorship Fee: $ 200
QLD QLD Queensland 491 Visa Small Business Owner Pathway

    The Queensland State Nomination Skilled Program is closed for FY19-20. BSMQ has not yet received advice from Home Affairs in regards to Queensland’s nomination allocation for FY20-21.

Applicants must be currently living and operating a small business in a QLD regional area and have a positive skills assessment in their nominated occupation. Applicants under this stream must have full-time work rights and not be currently studying.

    • BSMQ criteria requires the applicant to:
  • has prior business experience or qualifications to successfully run the business (or has previously been involved in a family-run business)
  • has purchased an existing business in regional Queensland (Note: not available for start-ups or home based businesses)
  • paid a minimum of $100,000 for the business
  • has 100% ownership of the business
  • be trading in the business for 6 months prior to application
  • employs one (1) employee who is an Australian resident working a minimum of 20 hours per week

Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (Canberra)

Retail Pharmacist Sponsorship Permanent Residency

Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (Canberra) Visa Sponsorship
ACT Canberra 190 Visa

Only Open if caveat is met
Canberra Matrix: Applicants should express an interest in applying for ACT 190 or 491 nomination by completing a score-based Canberra Matrix where they are allocated points against demonstrated economic contribution or benefit and/or a genuine commitment to be part of the ACT community.

6 June 2020 CANBERRA MATRIX – INVITATION ROUND: 70 points matrix;
Number of Invitations Issued: 81

## Minimum one year employment contract with an ACT employer in the nominated occupation.

You can nominate any occupation on the ACT Occupation List, even if that occupation is closed. However, only open occupations will score points in the ‘Nominated Occupation’ category in the Canberra Matrix.

Canberra residents

You must meet the following minimum criteria before you are eligible to express an interest in ACT 190 nomination:

  • You must be living and working in Canberra for the six months immediately before the date of Matrix submission. While the employment does not have to be permanent, it must be fulltime and continuous. You must be working a minimum 20 hours per week. Paid annual or personal leave meets the employment criteria. Any claim for unpaid leave (including maternity leave) must be evidenced by a valid medical certificate
  • You must meet one of the following three criterion:
    • Your nominated occupation is open on the ACT Occupation List at date of Matrix submission.
    • You are the primary holder of a subclass 457/482 visa sponsored by an ACT employer; The 457/482 visa must have a minimum 12 months validity at date of Matrix submission
    • You have at least five years continuous ACT residence immediately before the date of matrix submission (and continuing until date of invitation). You may be working in any occupation.
  • You may also work for more than one ACT employer or be self-employed on an ABN. If you are employed by a NSW employer, your employer must have an office / branch located within a 30 minute commute of Canberra (a serviced office or home office does not meet this criterion). You must demonstrate that your work activity is solely located in the ACT. Please note: internships, stipends, scholarships and volunteer positions are not considered employment for this criterion
  • If you are including a spouse / partner and/or children in your application, and they are in Australia, they must have lived in Canberra for the three months immediately before the date of Matrix submission.

Applicants must demonstrate a ‘Proficient’ level of English as defined by Home Affairs (ie IELTS result with a minimum score of 7 (L, R, W, S) or or PTE Academic with a minimum score of 65 (L, R, W, S) or be eligible for ACT 190 Streamlined PhD nomination).

Overseas applicants

You must meet the following minimum criteria before you are eligible to express an interest in ACT 190 nomination:

  • You must meet one of the following two criterion:
    • A minimum one year ACT employment contract in an open nominated occupation. The offer of employment must be with a medium to large enterprise (50 plus employees) located in the ACT; or a paid employment contract for an academic appointment (level B to E) at an ACT tertiary institution. Or
    • At least five years previous ACT residence within the last eight years.
  • You have a current English test result that meets the Home Affairs level of ‘proficient’ or ‘superior’ English (eg IELTS 7 in all bands).
  • You must be currently employed full time. Your skills and at least 12 months continuous experience (within the last three years) in the nominated occupation must be relevant to the ACT economy. Experience in heavy industry, manufacturing, production, mining, shipping, oil/gas, head office banking and railways for example, are not generally considered relevant industries given the structure of the ACT economy, which is primarily knowledge-based.
  • You and/or any dependents must not be the holder of a current Australian visa (or bridging visa), except an Australian visitor visa.
  • You must be overseas at date of Matrix submission. If you are ranked and invited to apply for ACT nomination, you must be overseas at date of invitation for ACT nomination. If you hold or have held an Australian visa, you must attach a copy of your ‘International Movement Record’ from Home Affairs.
  • Please note: You are not eligible for ACT 190 nomination if you, your spouse/partner or children are living or have lived in another Australian state or territory within the last twelve months at date of matrix submission.
  • Service fee: A$300 (if you are invited to apply)
ACT Canberra 491 Visa

Only Open if caveat is met
Canberra Matrix: Applicants should express an interest in applying for ACT 190 or 491 nomination by completing a score-based Canberra Matrix where they are allocated points against demonstrated economic contribution or benefit and/or a genuine commitment to be part of the ACT community.

14 April 2020 CANBERRA MATRIX – INVITATION ROUND: 65 points matrix (Submitted on or before 9 March 2020)
Number of Invitations Issued: 78

– 6 June 2020 CANBERRA MATRIX – INVITATION ROUND: No invitations were issued as there are sufficient 491 applications in the queue to meet the 2019/20 annual allocation of 491 nomination places.

## Minimum one year employment contract with an ACT employer in the nominated occupation.

You can nominate any occupation on the ACT Occupation List, even if that occupation is closed. However, only open occupations will score points in the ‘Nominated Occupation’ category in the Canberra Matrix.

Canberra residents

You must meet the following minimum criteria before you are eligible to express an interest in ACT 491 nomination:

  • You must be living and working in Canberra for the three months immediately before the date of Matrix submission. While the employment does not have to be fulltime or permanent, it must be continuous. You must be working a minimum 20 hours per week. Paid annual or personal leave meets the employment criteria. Any claim for unpaid leave (including maternity leave) must be evidenced by a valid medical certificate; Your taxable income must not be less than the relevant award or market salary rate.
  • You may also work for more than one ACT employer or be self-employed on an ABN. If you are employed by a NSW employer in the ‘ACT Region’, you must demonstrate that your work activity is located in the ACT. Please note: internships, stipends, scholarships and volunteer positions are not considered employment for this criterion; If you are self-employed on an ABN, you must have at least 12 months ACT business activity at date of Matrix submission. Your taxable income must be at least $500 pw for each week of the employment period claimed.
  • If you are including a spouse / partner and/or children in your application, and they are in Australia, they must have lived in Canberra for the three months immediately before the date of Matrix submission.

Applicants must demonstrate a ‘Proficient’ level of English as defined by Home Affairs (ie IELTS result with a minimum score of 7 (L, R, W, S) or or PTE Academic with a minimum score of 65 (L, R, W, S) or be eligible for ACT 190 Streamlined PhD nomination).

Overseas applicants

You must meet the following minimum criteria before you are eligible to express an interest in ACT 491 nomination:

  • Your skills and at least 12 months continuous experience (within the last three years) in the nominated occupation must be relevant to the ACT economy.
  • You and/or any dependents must not be the holder of a current Australian visa (or bridging visa), except an Australian visitor visa.
  • You are not eligible for ACT 190 nomination if you, your spouse/partner or children are living or have lived in another Australian state or territory within the last twelve months at date of matrix submission.
  • You have a current English test result that meets the Home Affairs level of ‘proficient’ or ‘superior’ English (eg IELTS 7 in all bands).
  • Service fee: A$300 (if you are invited to apply)
ACT ACT Streamlined PhD nomination 190 Visa

Canberra residents– You are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you have:

  • Lived in Canberra for at least 12 months at time of invitation.
  • Completed a PhD at an ACT university.

Interstate resident– If you are living in another state or territory, you are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you were awarded a PhD from an ACT university within the last two years.

Overseas applicant– If you are living overseas, you are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you were awarded a PhD from an ACT university within the last two years.

ACT ACT Streamlined PhD nomination 491 Visa

Canberra residents– You are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you have:

  • Lived in Canberra for at least 12 months at time of invitation.
  • Completed a PhD at an ACT university.

Interstate resident– If you are living in another state or territory, you are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you were awarded a PhD from an ACT university within the last two years.

Overseas applicant– If you are living overseas, you are eligible to apply for ACT streamlined PhD nomination if you were awarded a PhD from an ACT university within the last two years.

Northern Territory (NT) (Darwin)

Retail Pharmacist Sponsorship Permanent Residency

Northern Territory (NT) (Darwin) Government Visa Sponsorship 190&491 
NT Northern Territory 190 Visa
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  • A mandatory registration or licensing is required
  • Financial capacity
  • Applicants living outside Australia:
    one year of skilled work experience in the past 2 years or alternatively have Australian qualifications.

All offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
– Processing times
Offshore applicants: six to eight months
NT student / NT resident applicants: one month.
– Cost of application: AUD 300

    In response to the evolving COVID-19 NT has stopped accepting offshore General Skilled Migration applications for the Northern Territory nomination effective from 24 March 2020 until further notice.

NT Invitation results from July to September 2019

NT Northern Territory 491 Visa
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  • A mandatory registration or licensing is required
  • Financial capacity
  • Applicants living outside Australia:
    one year of skilled work experience in the past 2 years or alternatively have Australian qualifications.

All offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
– Processing times
Offshore applicants: six to eight months
NT student / NT resident applicants: one month.
– Cost of application: AUD 300

    In response to the evolving COVID-19 NT has stopped accepting offshore General Skilled Migration applications for the Northern Territory nomination effective from 24 March 2020 until further notice.

Postcodes: Entire territory (including Darwin, Palmerston, Alice Springs, Katherine and Nhulunbuy)

South Australia State Government (SA) (Adelaide)

Retail Pharmacist Sponsorship Permanent Residency

Nomination by South Australia State Government (SA) (Adelaide)
SA South Australia 190 Visa
List current as of 22/05/2020
SA South Australia 491 Visa
List current as of 22/05/2020
SA Available to South Australian international graduates, OR applicants have worked in a skilled occupation in South Australia, .

  • one year of skilled work experience in the past 3 years. See Work experience waiver
  • 45 years or less
  • Financial capacity
  • Proficient English (e.g. IELTS 7.0 in each band) (or Proficient Plus overall); Not available for High Points nomination from 06/07/2019; Not available for Chain Migration nomination from 06/07/2019; Provisional 491 visa only – 190 nomination offered to applicants under specific circumstances only (see 3.5)
  • See Exemption considerations for International graduates of South Australia
  • Processing Times: 6 – 7 weeks
SA Available to South Australian international graduates, OR applicants have worked in a skilled occupation in South Australia,

  • one year of skilled work experience in the past 3 years. See Work experience waiver
  • 45 years or less
  • Financial capacity
  • Proficient English (e.g. IELTS 7.0 in each band) (or Proficient Plus overall); Not available for High Points nomination from 06/07/2019; Not available for Chain Migration nomination from 06/07/2019; Provisional 491 visa only – 190 nomination offered to applicants under specific circumstances only (see 3.5)
  • See Exemption considerations for International graduates of South Australia
  • Processing Times: 6 – 7 weeks

Victoria State Nomination (VIC) (Melbourne)

Retail Pharmacist Sponsorship Permanent Residency

Victoria State Nomination (VIC) (Melbourne)
VIC Victoria 190 Visa

VIC Invitation results from July to September 2019

VIC Victoria 491 Visa

  • A current job offer within a regional area of Victoria; The employment offer must be in your nominated occupation and must be for full time work for a period of at least 12 months.
  • A Competent level of English (or equivalent); Exemptions: citizens of the USA, UK, Canada, Republic of Ireland or New Zealand.
  • meet the financial requirement.

Postcodes: Cities and major regional centres (3211 to 3232, 3235, 3240, 3328, 3330 to 3333, 3340 and 3342); Regional centres and other regional areas(3097 to 3099, 3139, 3233 to 3234, 3236 to 3239, 3241 to 3325, 3329, 3334, 3341, 3345 to 3424, 3430 to 3799, 3809 to 3909, 3912 to 3971 and 3978 to 3996); including Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Shepparton, Mildura and Warrnambool; Anywhere except the Melbourne metropolitan area

    Victoria’s skilled visa nomination program is now temporarily Suspended for Subclass 190 & 491; Victoria will re-open the State Nomination Program in the new financial year (July 2020).
VIC Victoria Graduates 190 Visa

For Graduates in Victoria:

  • Completed a PhD in Victoria within the past five years.
  • IELTS: Minimum 6.0 in each band
    Victoria’s skilled visa nomination program is now temporarily Suspended for Subclass 190 & 491; Victoria will re-open the State Nomination Program in the new financial year (July 2020).
VIC Victoria Graduates 491 Visa

For Graduates in Victoria:

  • Completed a PhD in Victoria within the past five years.
  • IELTS: Minimum 6.0 in each band
    Victoria’s skilled visa nomination program is now temporarily Suspended for Subclass 190 & 491; Victoria will re-open the State Nomination Program in the new financial year (July 2020).

Western Australia State Nomination (WA) (Perth)

Retail Pharmacist Sponsorship Permanent Residency

Skilled Migration Western Australia State Nomination (WA) (Perth)
WA Western Australia 190 Visa WA Western Australia 491 Visa
WA Western Australia Graduates 190 Visa

Available
Avaliable to applicants who have completed the following qualifications or a combination of studies from accredited educational institutions in Western Australia for at least two years (full-time and face-to-face).

– a university or higher education qualification (registered by TEQSA). This includes a PhD, Masters, Bachelor or higher degree (Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma); and/or

– a vocational education and training (VET) qualification at a Certificate III level or above (registered by ASQA).

This can include university/higher education; VET (Certicate III level); and/or English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).

  • IELTS score of at least 7 in all bands or OET score of at least B in all bands or TOEFL-iBT (24 in all bands) or PTE Academic (65 in all bands) or Cambridge English Advanced (CEA) (185 in all skills)IELTS exemption: citizens of UK, Ireland, USA, Canada and New Zealand.
  • one year of Australian work experience within the last 10 years; or 3 years of overseas work experience within the last ten years
  • Have at least six months Australian work experience in the nominated (or closely related) occupation within the last five years, A professional year or work placement is considered work experience, if it is a paid position and undertaken post qualification.
    or
    have a six month contract of employment in the nominated (or closely related) occupation in Western Australia (at least an average of 35 hours per week).
  • Applicants must provide evidence of a job offer/contract of employment in a location defined by the Commonwealth as Category 3 – Regional Centres and Other Regional Areas (not Perth and Mandurah). These include the following areas by postcodes: 6041 to 6044, 6084, 6207, 6213, 6215 to 6537, and 6560 to 6770.
WA Western Australia Graduates 491 Visa

Available
Avaliable to applicants who have completed the following qualifications or a combination of studies from accredited educational institutions in Western Australia for at least two years (full-time and face-to-face).

– a university or higher education qualification (registered by TEQSA). This includes a PhD, Masters, Bachelor or higher degree (Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma); and/or

– a vocational education and training (VET) qualification at a Certificate III level or above (registered by ASQA).

This can include university/higher education; VET (Certicate III level); and/or English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).

  • IELTS score of at least 7 in all bands or OET score of at least B in all bands or TOEFL-iBT (24 in all bands) or PTE Academic (65 in all bands) or Cambridge English Advanced (CEA) (185 in all skills)IELTS exemption: citizens of UK, Ireland, USA, Canada and New Zealand.
  • one year of Australian work experience within the last 10 years; or 3 years of overseas work experience within the last ten years
  • Have at least six months Australian work experience in the nominated (or closely related) occupation within the last five years, A professional year or work placement is considered work experience, if it is a paid position and undertaken post qualification.
    or
    have a six month contract of employment in the nominated (or closely related) occupation in Western Australia (at least an average of 35 hours per week).
  • Applicants must provide evidence of a job offer/contract of employment in a location defined by the Commonwealth as Category 3 – Regional Centres and Other Regional Areas (not Perth and Mandurah). These include the following areas by postcodes: 6041 to 6044, 6084, 6207, 6213, 6215 to 6537, and 6560 to 6770.

New South Wales (NSW) (Sydney)

Retail Pharmacist Sponsorship Permanent Residency

New South Wales (NSW) (Sydney) State Visa Sponsorship
NSW New South Wales 190 Visa

Availability: Limited;

NSW Regional areas 491 Visa
NSW Stream 1
Available to applicants who are currently living in a designated regional area of NSW. There is no minimum time-frame for how long you have been residing in regional NSW, however you must be able to demonstrate your place of residence through evidence. Applications must be received by 5pm Friday, 26 June 2020.

Applications for NSW nomination for the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491) are now closed for the 2019-20 financial year.

NSW Stream 2
Available to applicants who are residing outside Australia, and
1 – have an offer for ongoing employment in a designated regional area in NSW, from an employer who is registered in Australia for 12 months, or
2 – have at least five years of skilled employment in your nominated occupation, or a closely related occupation or
3 – have an immediate family member living in a designated regional area in NSW.

Applications for NSW nomination for the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491) are now closed for the 2019-20 financial year.


Available to international graduates who have completed study at an education provider, or education providers, located in a designated regional area in NSW, and;
1 – The study was continuous and meets the Australian study requirement, and;
2 – The applicant has lived in a designated regional area in NSW while completing this study, and;
3 – The study was completed within the last 12 months, and;
4 – The qualification from the study has been assessed as closely related to your nominated occupation by the relevant assessing authority.

Applications for NSW nomination for the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491) are now closed for the 2019-20 financial year.

Tasmanian (TAS) (Hobart)

Retail Pharmacist Sponsorship Permanent Residency

Tasmanian (TAS) (Hobart) Government Visa Sponsorship
TAS Tasmania 190 Visa

Nomination Criteria:

  • Available to Tasmanian international graduates who enrolled in a Tasmanian tertiary institution prior to 31 July 2017, have been living in the state for at least 12 months and have studied for a minimum of one academic year (40 weeks) in Tasmania; The course undertaken must be full time and be either a bachelor or any higher degree, a diploma, an advanced diploma, or a trade qualification (minimum Cert III level for a skilled occupation in Major Group 3 in ANZSCO);Applicants who enrolled in a Tasmanian tertiary institution after 31 July 2017 must meet the Australian study requirement through study in Tasmania. So they must complete a two year study in Tasmania and have lived in the state during the period of study. The applicant and their dependants must be in Tasmania at time of application.

and

sufficient funds.

Processing Time: 4-6 weeks

Sponsorship Fee: $220

TAS Tasmania 491 Visa

Nomination Criteria:

  • Available to Tasmanian international graduates who have been living in the state for at least 12 months and have studied for a minimum of one academic year (40 weeks) in Tasmania; The course undertaken must be full time and be either a bachelor or any higher degree, a diploma, an advanced diploma, or a trade qualification (minimum Cert III level for a skilled occupation in Major Group 3 in ANZSCO);
    or
  • have been working in Tasmania for six months immediately prior to the application in any fields (for a minimum of 35 hours per week); You and your dependents must currently be living in Tasmania; Your employer must have a well-established business that has been actively operating in Tasmania for the past 12 months. If your employment is for a position at ANZSCO skill level 4 or 5, your employer must also provide evidence that no local person was able to fill the position;There are areas of non-skill shortage in Tasmania that are not supported for visa state nomination under the ‘Working in Tasmania’ category. This includes employment relating to:
    • supermarkets
    • service stations
    • limited service restaurants** (cooks, chefs and café / restaurant managers)
    • massage clinics
    • taxi/uber driving

    or

  • For Overseas Applicants:
    • have formal job offer for a job that is based in Tasmania and in-line with applicant’s skills assessment; The applicant and his/her dependants have not lived in another Australian state or territory within the last 12 months. A genuine need for the nominated position must be met.

    or

  • have an immediate family member (parent, child, sibling, aunt, uncle, or grandparent) permanently residing in Tasmania for a minimum of 12 months; Relationships by marriage, such as sister or brother in law, are not acceptable for this category.
    or
  • Available to small business owners who have established and operated a business (solely owned) in Tasmania for at least 6 months.The applicant must demonstrate that the business is highly likely able to give you a personal income that would meet the minimum taxable income requirement set by Home Affairs for the subclass 191 Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa. Currently, that is AU$53,900 per year for at least 3 years in the next 5 years.(Not available for offshore applicants); Franchise and share-owned businesses are not acceptable under this category. Service stations, massage clinics and taxi/uber related businesses are not supported under this category.

and

sufficient funds.

Processing Time: 4-6 weeks

Sponsorship Fee: $220

Eligible Postcodes: Entire territory (including Hobart, Launceston, Devonpor, Burnie, Kingston, Ulverstone, Wynyard, George Town and Sorell)

Once you decide the state and favor your occupation, having a positive skills assessment is another important step

For your skills assessment :

  • a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification
  • a one-year traineeship
  • the certification to apply to the Pharmacy Board of Australia

Other options could be visa 491, which is 5 years temporary state nomination visa, we have our overseas clients successfully invited by QLD, ACT. Or Training Visa 407 ( we have our client in retail pharmacy to have one-year training) might be other considerations in the long run.

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