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Queensland state sponsorship is open for 491!

ATTENTION! To all skilled migrants!

VISA SC491!
The Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa is now OPEN from 19-25 April 2021.

!!! Let me remind you that we offer special offer with POST PAYMENT for applicants for visas 190 and 491! You pay only AFTER receiving the nomination! Hurry up to submit your EOIs!

If you submitted an EOI from 1-7 February 2021, a new EOI will not be required. Please do not submit multiple EOIs. The first EOI picked up will be processed

Only onshore applicants WORKING IN Queensland will be considered with 65 points and above.

VISA SC491-SBO! This pathway for small business owners is OPEN. Please note: amended requirements for 491-SBO commenced 1 April 2021.

VISA SC190! The Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa remains CLOSED and will not re-open in April 2021 as quota will be filled with the current pipeline. The subclass 190 will re-open in the next financial year once new nomination allocation has been received by the Department of Home Affairs

A UNIQUE opportunity for hospitality occupations! First time for a long time, the 491 visa is open for selected occupations in this industry! However, you must meet all the work experience requirements and caveats detailed in the below table.

Occupation

ANZSCO Code

Occupation Caveats

Accommodation and Hospitality Managers

141999

Requires minimum post qualification work experience of 3 years, including 3 months in Queensland.

Café and Restaurant Managers

141111

Requires minimum post qualification work experience of 3 years, including 3 months in Queensland. 

Excludes positions in a limited-service restaurant. A limited-service restaurant includes, but is not limited to, the following: fast food or takeaway food services, fast casual restaurants, drinking establishments that offer only limited food service, limited-service cafes including but not limited to coffee shops, limited-service pizza restaurants.

Chef

351311

Requires minimum post qualification work experience of 3 years, including 3 months in Queensland. 

Specialisations: Chef de Partie, Commis Chef, Demi Chef, Second Chef, Sous Chef.Excludes positions involving mass production in a factory or a limited-service restaurant.

A limited-service restaurant includes, but is not limited to, the following: fast food or takeaway food services, fast casual restaurants, drinking establishments that offer only limited food service, limited-service cafes including but not limited to coffee shops, limited-service pizza restaurants.

Cook

351411

Requires minimum post qualification work experience of 3 years, including 3 months in Queensland. 

Chefs, Fast Food Cooks and Kitchenhands are excluded from this group.

Excludes positions involving mass production in a factory or a limited-service restaurant.

A limited-service restaurant includes, but is not limited to, the following: fast food or takeaway food services, fast casual restaurants, drinking establishments that offer only limited food service, limited-service cafes including but not limited to coffee shops, limited-service pizza restaurants.

The Subclass 491 visa is open to COVID critical skill or sectors as previously outlined:

  • Air Ambulance, Critical Medical, Medical Technology
  • Engineering, Critical Infrastructure, Supply Chain
  • Telecommunications, Film & Television Production
  • Maritime Industry, Agricultural Technology Food Technology
  • Mining, Emerging Technology, Financial Technology
  • Large Scale Manufacturing

 

Applicants must also have been working for a minimum of 3 months in a regional location in Queensland and have a job offer for an additional 12 Months from your employer in your nominated occupation. Please ensure you review the “I’m working in Queensland” page for further requirements.

Please note: Alumni (Queensland Masters and PhD graduates) must meet the working in Queensland criteria as detailed above.

There is a significant backlog of SC491 EOIs yet to be processed, therefore it could be a number of weeks before you receive an invitation.

As you already understood, not all applicants will receive an invitation due to limited quota available. Priority will be given to applications based on the above COVID criteria and occupations and of course on decision-ready submission letter.

Feel free to apply for a FREE assessment for SKILLED VISA using special form.