Visas and Migration

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The New South Wales Government is able to provide nomination for business, investor and skilled migrants who want to live, work and invest in the state.

Business and investor migration

If you are a business or investor migrant who is interested in establishing a business or investing in NSW, you may be eligible for NSW nomination under the Australian Business Innovation and Investment Visa Program.

There are several visa options which may be available depending on your background and proposed activity in the state. These include:

  • Business Talent (subclass 132) visa
  • Business Innovation and Investment (subclass 188/888) visa or the
  • Significant Investor visa

Each visa has its own criteria and conditions and NSW encourages prospective business and investor applicants to thoroughly research their eligibility further by visiting Business Migration.

NSW skilled nominated migration

If you are in a highly skilled occupation and are seeking an opportunity to migrate to Australia to live and advance your career, you may wish to seek NSW nomination for a Skilled Nominated visa (190) or a Skilled Regional Nominated Migration visa (489).

Through regional migration, skilled workers enjoy the many work opportunities, lifestyle benefits and services available in the regions of NSW.

NSW encourages prospective skilled applicants to thoroughly research their eligibility further by visiting Skilled nominated migration (190).

NSW migration resources

The NSW Government offers online resources to assist you with moving to NSW and settling in the state. For more information, visit Migration resources.