Australia is a beautiful country with lots of opportunities for migrants. Northern Territory is a part of Central Australia. People in Northern Australia rejoice multiculturalism and there are lots of groups and clubs to connect with people of related backgrounds. The most important advantage of living in Northern Territory for migrants is there are a lot of job and working opportunities for them. The weather of Northern Territory is another blessing for the people who live here. The weather is very much balanced and it’s never too cold which can leave you freezing at home and unable to move and earn. Let’s have a look how you can legally enjoy all these benefits of living in Northern Territory by applying for Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190)
Subclass 190 nominated by Northern Territory permits you and your dependant(s) to live, work and study in the Northern Territory.
Subclass 190 Northern Territory nomination – if you are nominated by the Northern Territory (NT) government, you will be called to apply for the Subclass 190 visa permitting you to live, work and study in the Northern Territory. Subclass 190 is a permanent visa allowing you and your dependant(s) to live in Australia.
In order for you to be qualified to apply for Subclass 190 Northern Territory nomination, you must have to fulfil the Department’s Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 visa requirements-
- You must be under 45 age at the time you lodge your Subclass 190 NT nomination
- Your profession must be in the short list and in the NT Migration Occupation List or NTMOL
- You must have a complete skills valuation for your nominated occupation
- You must have at least proficient English (for e.g. at least 6 in each of the IELTS 4 bands), unless specified by the assessing / licensing or registration agency
- You must score at least 65 points
- If you and your dependant(s) are at present living in Australia, you must not be studying or not living in Northern Territory
- If you have already been nominated by the Northern Territory for a subclass 491, you will not be able to apply for Subclass 190 Northern Territory nomination
- If you are not living in Australia, you may only be eligible for Subclass 491 nomination.
- If you are not living in Australia, you must have been employed in your nominated occupation for at least 1 year out of the last 2 years before making your Subclass 190 NT nomination application, or you have appropriate Australian qualifications.
- if you are not living in Australia, you must have an offer of full-time work in the Northern Territory, if the Northern Territory Migration Occupation List wants it.
Note that meeting the above requirements does not guarantee you a Subclass 190 Northern Territory nomination.
How to apply for Subclass 190 Northern Territory nomination
To apply for Subclass 190 Northern Territory nomination you provide the following documents:
- Skills assessment result
- Detailed resume
- Academic transcripts, letters of completion and certificates of qualifications
- You and your dependant(s) passports
- Evidence of your Australian visas, if any
- English test result
- If you are claiming points for your partner’s skills and/or English proficiency, a copy of their skills assessment and/or English test result
- A letter (less than 2 pages) detailing your commitment to the NT, including why you want to live in the NT; your commitment to living and working in your nominated occupation (can be closely related skilled occupation) in the NT for at least 3 years; how the NT lifestyle would suit your way of life more than that of any other State or Territory
- If you are already living in NT, provide 12 months bank statements; 6 months’ pay slips from a NT employer (if not required if you are a NT graduate but provide evidence of making genuine effort to obtain employment in your skilled occupation in the NT); tenancy agreement and utility bills in the NT
- ● If you are living abroad, provide evidence of having at least 1 year full-time employment in your nominated occupation out of the last 2 years or evidence of your Australian qualifications; evidence of having researched into living and working in the NT; offer of at least 1 year full-time (at least 35 hours per week) employment for your nominated occupation or evidence of attempting to find a job and a written statement specifying your understanding of the NT work market for your selected occupation.
- Proof of settlement economic capacity of at least $35,000 for single or $50,000 for a couple or $60,000 for a couple with 1 child or $65,000 for a couple with 2 children