Suspension of offshore General Skilled Migration nominations by the Northern Territory until 1 July 2017

The Northern Territory has temporarily suspended nomination applications for Subclass 489 and Subclass 190 visas where the applicants are not in the Northern Territory.

Where applicants are not in the Northern Territory and a Migration NT file number has not been issued (eg BSM2017/XXXX) the applications will not be processed.

Applicants are encouraged to reapply after 1 July 2017.

Applicants in the Northern Territory are unaffected by the suspension.

Man sitting at a desk in front of a computer talking on the phoneThe Northern Territory (NT) Government nominates highly skilled professionals and tradespeople who have positive skills assessments for skilled occupations on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection's (DIBP) combined list of eligible skilled occupations and the NT Migration Occupation List with skills and experience that align with the needs of NT employers that are in demand in the NT’s labour market.

The NT participates in the following visa nomination scheme:

Please note: An application for NT Government nomination must be submitted after applying for an Expression of Interest (EOI) on the DIBP SkillSelect website. The NT Government does not issue invitations to apply on the EOI.​

Read more detailed information for overseas skilled workers interested in seeking nomination from the NT Government for the Skilled Regional Nominated visa and Skilled Nominated visa.​​​​​​​​​​​​