How to Apply for Victorian Visa nomination: ICT occupations

The Victorian Government nominates highly skilled and qualified professionals and trades people who can meet the labor requirements of Victoria. There is only limited positions available to the applicants with occupations, skills, and expertise that are hard to come by in Victoria’s labor market.

The qualifications related to Information Technology are widely in demand in Victoria labor market. Thus, an individual who is into ICT profession can think of applying for Victoria state nomination program under Australia state sponsored nomination program visa subclass 190.

What is the process to apply for ICT occupations?

Due to the increasing number of ICT applications received by the Victorian government, the application process has been changed to reduce the processing time. Also, with the changed application process, Victorian government aims to improve applicants experience as well.

Hence, if you wish to apply for Victoria State Nomination in ICT occupations, follow the below mentioned steps:

  1. You must meet the Skilled Visa 190 requirements and Victoria’s nomination requirements

Check whether you meet the above mentioned eligibility requirements.

To meet Victoria nomination requirements:

  • You must be under 44 years of age
  • You must meet the minimum eligibility requirement in English language test, i.e. IELTS 6 bands in each module of Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. You may also give other language requirement test- PTE Academic, TOEFL, OET etc. that are acceptable by DIBP.
  • Your occupation must be listed on the visa nomination occupation list for Victoria or the visa nomination occupational list for the graduates.
  • You must have a relevant experience in your nominated occupations
  • You must have an adequate finances to secure yourself and the eligible family members
  • You must commit yourself to live and work in Victoria for at least 2 years
  • You must meet the DIBP’s requirements for the Australia state nominated visa 190


  1. Submission of Expression of Interest (EOI)

Submit an Expression of Interest for the skilled nominated visa (subclass 190) in DIBP’S skillselect and indicate your interest for Victoria nomination

  1. Check your mail on a regular basis

You must check your mail regularly to see if you have been selected by Victoria. There is no set timeframe to expect an invitation after submitting an EOI. If selected, you will be notified via e-mail address used for the EOI.

  1. Submit an online application for Victoria visa nomination within 14 days

You must submit an online application for Victoria visa nomination within 14 days. You must demonstrate that you still meet the claims that were mentioned in your EOI at the time of invitation. You must keep your supporting documents ready before you submit your EOI in SkillSelect. The 14 days extension cannot be exceeded.

  1. Apply for Victoria state nomination program

You will receive a SkillSelect invitation to apply for the visa subclass 190

  1. Submit visa application to DIBP

You will get 60 days to submit your visa application to DIBP after being nominated by Victoria.

Important Notice:

Victorian Government will review and select the top ranking ICT candidates from SkillSelect, who have indicated Victoria as their preferred state. Hence, it is crucial to score high points in Australia point test. The points are calculated for your age, educational qualification, working experience, skills, Language ability etc.

However, the minimum points are 60 which are required in order to apply for Australia PR. but, going by the competition, it is advised to score more than 60 points. The higher the points, the better are the immigration chances.

Aptech Global can thus, help you with your Australia immigration process by proper evaluating your chances to migrate Australia. The experts here are well experienced in handling the most complex cases. Hence, if you wish to enlighten yourself more in this regard, please fill the free assessment form and contact the experts on 7503832132 or mail your query to

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