Northern Territory – 491 Nominations for 2023-24

491 Nomination in NT

NT State Nominatiuon

The Northern Territory (NT) has opened the nominations for the 491 visa as of October 23, 2023 for this financial year.

Prior to lodging a 491 nomination application, an applicant should be aware of the eligibility criteria. The key points are:

  • NT Graduates who hold Temporary Graduate subclass 485 visas valid “until at least 1 July 2024”, or are eligible for such visa will not be eligible for nomination in this program year.
  • Applicants seeking to submit applications under the Priority Occupation Stream from outside Australia will be restricted to the 54 occupations listed on the NT Offshore occupation list.
  • A minimum of six (6) months of employment within a relevant occupational field is a prerequisite. Nevertheless, exemptions are applicable to the following sectors:
    • Health
    • Aged and disabled care
    • Education and childcare
    • Hospitality

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