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Need help with state nomination?

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Government of Western Australia nominates eligible migrants for the Skilled Nominated and Regional (Provisional) Skilled Nominated visa categories.

Skilled Migration Western Australia (SMWA) processes nominations on behalf of the State Government. If you are nominated by SMWA, you are given an automatic invitation to apply for the visa from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).  
 
Please contact th​​​e staff at SMWA if you have any questions about the nomination process.

Restricted occupation on the Western Australian skilled migration occupation list
11 February 2016

​The ANZSCO 312114 Construction estimator occupation on the Western Australian skilled migration occupation list is now restricted.

Invitations to apply for State nomination (for this occupation) will be limited...

Closed occupation on the Western Australian skilled migration occupation list
16 March 2016

​The following occupation on the Western Australian skilled migration occupation list is now closed:


ANZSCO 234514 Biotechnologist.

If your occupation is closed, you will not receive an invitat...

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Processing time for State nomination applications (days) 5