Tasmania Staged opening Gold and Green pass candidates
Expected to open by Monday 12 September 2022
Tasmania has received an interim skilled visa allocation of nomination places from the Australian Government for the 2022-23 program year.
- Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa: 2000 places
- Skilled Work Regional (subclass 491) visa: 1350 places
The Tasmanian Skilled Migration State Nomination Program is expected to open to Gold and Green pass candidates by Monday 12 September 2022.
- Candidates who meet the minimum requirements for one of the nominations pathways AND have at least one gold or green priority attribute will be able register their interest in nomination.
- During this interim stage, all candidates who qualify will need to seek an invitation from Migration Tasmania before they can apply for nomination. Detailed steps will be published on the Migration Tasmania website by Monday 12 September 2022.
- Those candidates who meet the minimum requirements but do not have at least one Gold or Green priority attribute will be able to register their interest in the Application Gateway in October 2022. Further details will be made available shortly.
Tasmanian Onshore Skilled Occupation List
Clarifications have been made to the notes and caveats:
- Notes and caveats must be met for subclass 190 Tasmanian Skilled Employment pathway, and to meet Green or Gold priority attributes for all pathways (unless otherwise stated)
- 2211 Accountants and 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers – Must have full membership of either CPA/CA/IPA/ACCA/CFA/CIMA (Skilled Employment Pathway Only). Employer must have operated for at least 3 years for gold and green attributes in other pathways
Overseas Skilled Occupation Profiles
Additional occupations have been added to the following industry areas:
- Information Technology and Computing / Graphic Design and Content Creation
- 261212 Web Developer
- 261314 Software Tester
- 263113 Network Analyst
- Engineering and Infrastructure
- 233215 Transport Engineer
- 233513 Production or Plant Engineer
- 233914 Engineering Technologist
- 312212 Civil Engineering Technician
- Building and Construction
- 341112 Electrician (Special Class)
Additional information, exclusions and definitions
Gold and green priority attributes occupation on TOSOL and employment related to skills assessment or study
- In response to feedback and questions received by Migration Tasmanian, the following information has been added to the Additional information, exclusions and definitions document, and will posted on the Migration Tasmania website shortly.
- To qualify for gold or green priority attributes, employment must be skilled (ANZSCO 1-3) and average at least 20 hours per week.
- Employment in ANZSCO skill level 4 – 5 roles or averaging between 9 and 19 hours per week may qualify for orange priority attributes.
Online study completed during the COVID-19 emergency
- Courses that are registered for on-campus delivery, but which moved to online delivery as result of COVID-19 health directions will be accepted.
- However online study completed after 31 July 2022 will not be recognised unless it was due to a state government health direction or the need to isolate as a result of a positive COVID-19 test or close contact notification.
Overseas-gained qualifications related to employment
- Qualifications that were gained outside Australia will be recognised regarding relevance to current employment if the overseas institution is a nationally recognised institution in the relevant home country
Proof of English now required as part of MQ nomination application
Requirement will be in place from 6 September 2022
Migration Queensland now requires evidence of English language to be uploaded to your document portal if you receive an invitation.
This requirement will be in place from 6 September 2022.
Migration Queensland may also undertake further checks for applications made over the previous year where Proficient English was a Queensland requirement for nomination.