Tasmanian VISA 190 – Live and work in Tasmanian

Category 1 – Tasmanian Graduate

To be considered for this category you must meet all the following criteria:

  • Have completed and graduated from a CRICOS registered tertiary institution in Tasmania and met the Australian study requirement through study in Tasmania
  • Have lived in the state for at least 2 years and during your period of study prior to applying for visa state nomination
  • You and your dependents must currently be living in Tasmania and can provide evidence of genuine commitment to continue to live in Tasmania.

Category 2 – Working in Tasmania

To be considered for this category, you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • you must have been working in Tasmania for six months immediately prior to your application for state nomination – at least 35 hours per week in one full-time job or in two or more part-time jobs
  • must be in an occupation listed on the Tasmanian Skilled Occupations List (TSOL) 
  • your employer must be a well-established business that has been actively operating in Tasmania for the past 12 months
  • there must be a genuine, ongoing need for your position within the business
  • your employment needs to be in your nominated occupation
  • you and your dependents must currently be living in Tasmania and can provide evidence of genuine commitment to continue to live in Tasmania

Other – Small Business Owner for the subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa.

Sole traders/subcontractors may be eligible for nomination visa 491 

Flexible nomination requirements for applicants affected by COVID-19 restrictions

In general, we will consider the following factors:

  • A minimum of 3 months full-time employment up to the closure of business/reduction in hours.
  • Full-time employment ceased directly due to a COVID-19 related closedown or restriction.
  • There is a reasonable likelihood of being able to return to employment (full or part-time).

Reduction in hours from full-time to part-time as a result of COVID-19 restrictions will be considered with leniency.

  • Check occupation list

     On the relevant list of eligible skilled occupations.

  • positive skills assessment

    A valid and positive skills assessment for your nominated occupation, usually 3 years.

  • Point test

    At least 65 points on the Department of Home Affairs points test.

  • EOI

    Submit both EOI and state nomination

Not yet turned 45 years of age.

Usually, 3 to 6 months.

Australian Citizenship