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Immigration News: Tasmania

Tasmanian Sponsorship for 190 & 489 Visas Revisited

There’s been a few changes recently so instead of making you dig back through articles, we thought we’d lay it out cleanly for you instead. Here are Tasmania’s nomination criteria broken down by visa.   Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190) Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s requirements for the Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190): Nominated... Continue Reading

Tasmania Amends Recent Reform to Stop the Exodus of International Students

Just last week Tasmania announced changes to its nomination requirements. They introduced new pathways for overseas applicants, but tightened onshore rules for their state sponsorship. Amongst those rules were to lengthen the minimum study requirement for international graduates from one year to two years who intend to be applying for the Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190).... Continue Reading

Changes to Tasmanian State Sponsorship Requirements 

Tasmania is changing their requirements for state sponsorship in toughening up some requirements and opening some new options. Read: Tasmania’s Nomination Criteria for the 489 Visa Read: Tasmania State Sponsorship 190 Visa   From 1 July 2017: New category for overseas applicants applying for the Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Applicants with eligible family members... Continue Reading

Relative Option on the State Sponsored 489 Visa

The Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 489) is a state or relative sponsored visa that automatically awards 10 extra points to your points test score. The basic requirements: Under the age of 50 years Meet 60 points on the points test (489 sponsorship gives 10 points) Competent level English Relative sponsored (eligible relative) or state... Continue Reading

Tasmania’s Nomination Criteria for the 489 Visa

Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 489) The Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 489) is a state or relative sponsored visa that for those who are just shy of 60 points, or are struggling with a long wait because they are in a pro rated occupation, may consider. The basic DIBP requirements: Under the age of... Continue Reading

The Little Known Advantages of Tasmania’s State Sponsored 190 Visa

 Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190) Perhaps you’ve been sitting in the SkillSelect pool for a while. Maybe you’re an accountant, for which spots are released pro rata, and you’re anxious as those ‘minimum’ point scores keep going up due to the heavy competition from other high scorers (SkillSelect skims off the top with the highest... Continue Reading

Beyond the Visa: Divya

immiNews has been all about how-tos, breaking down the visa application process and explaining regulations in a more easy to digest way. It is to inform and educate, and it is for you. But you is not just an application. You is a story. We know that and we don’t want anyone to forget that... Continue Reading

Tasmania State Sponsorship

Please refer to the updated article Tasmanian Sponsorship for 190 & 489 Visas Revisited Applying for a Skilled Nominated 190 Visa with  Tasmania Tasmania, with all its raw beauty, is often thought of mostly as a holiday destination, but boasting a vibrant community and plenty of career opportunities, it is as beautiful a place to... Continue Reading