To qualify for a South Australian state nomination, there are some key requirements you must meet, depending on your situation.
There are a range of nomination streams for skilled migrants seeking to live and work in South Australia. Read through each of the streams before applying for state nomination to see if you are eligible.
South Australian Graduates
If you are an international graduate, who has studied in South Australia, you may be eligible for state nomination as a skilled migrant faster than other candidates. High Performing Graduates may also benefit from certain concessions or waivers under this stream. Read more about the South Australian Graduates stream.
Working in South Australia
If you are a skilled migrant, currently living in South Australia and working in your nominated occupation, you may be eligible for state nomination through this pathway. Candidates may include temporary visa holders, international graduates, self-employed applicants, and sub-contractors. Read more about the Working in South Australia stream.
Outer Regional South Australia
If you are a skilled migrant, making an important contribution to supporting regional South Australian communities and businesses, you may benefit from certain work experience concessions under this stream. Working holiday makers may also apply under this pathway. Read more about the Outer Regional South Australia stream.
Long Term Residents
If you are a long-term resident of South Australia, who does not qualify under the other nomination streams and you are not currently working in your nominated occupation, you may be eligible for state nomination through this stream. Safe Haven Enterprise visa holders may also apply under this pathway. Read more about the Long Term Residents stream.
Highly skilled and Talented
If you are a highly skilled migrant, who can contribute your demonstrated talent and/or support innovation in South Australia, you can register your interest in state nomination under this pathway. Candidates may include skilled migrants living in South Australia, other Australian states and territories, and offshore. Read more about the Highly Skilled and Talented stream.
If you are a skilled migrant currently living offshore, who has submitted an Expression of Interest using the Commonwealth Government’s SkillSelect system, you may be selected by South Australia and invited to apply for state nomination. Read more about the Offshore stream.