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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 occupations on the Western Australian skilled migration occupation list
16 May 2016

The following occupations on the Western Australian skilled migration occupation list are now restricted:​

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Interpreter and Translator not available for State nomination
7 June 2016

The occupations ANZSCO 272412 Interpreter and ANZSCO 272413 Translator have been removed from the Western Australian skilled migration occupation list

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Processing time for State nomination applications (days) 5