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Victoria’s Skilled Migration Program – 2021-22 opening


Victoria’s Skilled Migration Program for 2021-22 will open to new Registrations of Interest (ROIs) on 7 July 2021. The Australia Department of Home Affairs has provided Victoria with 3,500 subclass 190 places, and 500 subclass 491 places.

This year, VSMP will be selecting candidates who are currently living and working in Victoria, using their STEMM skills in a target sector. For further information on eligibility requirements, please see:

The major changes to the 2021-22 program are:

  • The removal of the minimum experience and hours worked requirement.
  • An increase in the number of target sectors.
  • Applicants must have STEMM skills and have a Skill Level 1 or 2 occupation.  Applicants for subclass 491 nomination may also have a Skill Level 3 occupation using their STEMM skills.

If you submitted a ROI for the 2020-21 program and were not selected, you must submit a new ROI in 2021-22.   Further information about the selection process and how to apply is available on our Registration of Interest page.

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