491 visa

  1. prasanth

    Info 491 - Visa Timeline with 70 point.

    Greetings, I've submitted my Expression of Interest (EOI) with a total of 70 points under the ANZSCO Code 263111 (Computer Network and Systems Engineer). Unfortunately, due to the points shortfall, I'm currently unable to apply for other visas. Could someone please advise me on the likelihood...
  2. M

    ACS ACS having issue with my R&R ICT Business Analyst.

    I hope everyone is doing well; I need some advice and recommendations from the more experienced. I'm experiencing problems with the following: I completed my evaluation in ICT Business Analyst, however, I obtained a negative outcome due to my Degree completion date and R&R. I completed my...
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    Applied for 491 Visa, Biometrics and Health check is required, I don't have my passport.

    Dear all, Good day! I'm in a situation where I applied for 491 Visa - NSW, I received an email requesting me to do the health check and biometrics within a month of time. Recently, I have applied to a job seeking visa, and the process takes at least 3 months. I'm not sure what exactly I should...
  4. K

    Info Australia PR Subclass 491 & 190

    Hello everyone, I am preparing for Australia PR, after doing the calculation I am getting 90 points for subclass 491 and for subclass 190 it is 75. Could you please guide me how can I proceed further as I am doing this whole process by self.
  5. S

    Info Need Help ! Professional Year Validity related

    Hi Everyone, I have a question related to PY-Accounting Validity. I received my 491 Invitation and everywhere (EOI, Visa Application and even on DHA Website) the requirement for PY points was that “if you have COMPLETED the PY in last 48 months immediately before the Invitation “ was mentioned...
  6. J

    Bridging visa for offshore applicants

    I have applied my 491 visa (as main applicant, onshore) and I included my wife and son who are in offshore. I got my bridging visa as soon as I applied. I'm currently here in Australia with a 476 and I recently got the subsequent entrant visa for my wife and son who are planning to come here...
  7. daman277

    Subclass 189 Query regarding EOIs. (It's important)

    Hi, I have a doubt regarding the lodgment of EOI. As I was assessed as a Professional Electrical Engineer by Engineers Australia, but they didn't assessed my work experience as I am working as an Electrical Engineer in a private company since July 2019. I had a history of employment as a...
  8. W

    Subclass 190 Education and Experience Points Claim in EOI

    Hi everyone, I need to ask about claiming points in EOI. 1) My Bachelor's Degree completed in 2013 and assessed as AQF Associate Degree with a Major in Computing. 2) My Master's Degree (2019-2021) is assessed as a bachelor's Degree. 3) My relevant experience actual ( 2011-2022) whereas assessed...
  9. J

    VIC 491 Visa - Child Custody Details and Form 1229

    Hi, I got invited to apply for the visa and I'm planning to include my wife and son who are living offshore in it (I'm currently in Australia). I have questions in answering following questions which I found while adding my son's details. 1. Is this child in the primary applicant's care and...
  10. Keraliya

    EOI Skillselect wrong dates

    Hi I got 491 nomination and applied visa but i found that i made some mistakes in eoi. In Overseas bachelor's education claimed 15 points i put bit different dates in completion. Actual date in transcript : 03/07/2014 I put : 30/07/2014 In certificate its Jan-2015 and in My ACS skills...
  11. S

    Info Separation on 491 Visa

    Hello community, I have two questions for which I need your help with. 1. Currently we are waiting for 491 visa. It has been 6 months since we had applied. I have my partner in the visa application. I have claimed 5 points of her English. Since last few months, things are not going well between...
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    Evidence of Functional English of my Spouse Hi , Visa 491 I have been asked to provide functional English evidence and I decided to pay second VAC Please tell me how much time will take? I have send the email to skilled.support@ I have attached a letter in my documents where I mentioned to...
  13. M

    Options for overseas applicants

    Hi, New here and would like some advice please. I am looking at submitting EOI for 251312 H&S adviser. My queries are: For 190 and 491 visas, many states want you in the state/country and working in that profession, residing in state for a year, etc- this seems improbable for overseas...
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    NSW My occupation is not listed in NSW 491 occupation list but it comes under closely related group so can I apply 491 ViSA?

    As per new occupation list (2020-21) for NSW 491 - Engineering Professionals nec 233999 is included but my occupation is - Engineering Technologist 233914 As my occupation comes under closely related group. Can I eligible for 491 VISA?
  15. nik_asp_nt

    NT 190/491 2020-21 full allocation

    Hello everybody, I'm planning to apply for 190/491 in the near future and currently waiting for my skill assessment from ACS. However, when I checked NT state sponsorship page yesterday, I found that NT government has temporarily stopped both 190 and 491 due to very limited number of seats...
  16. V

    When can we expect them to open the payment portal for 491 applications in the NSW regions?

    When can we expect them to open the payment portal for 491 applications in the NSW regions. Thank you in advance
  17. CM_Kerala

    NT Northern Territory (NT) Subclass 491 Group

    All those who have applied for 491 state nomination for NT please update their views,queries,status here .Let us help each other , solve issues during nomination stages and get a better forecast from results of members . Only genuine NT applicants pls post comments .
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    Invitation for 491

    Hi guys, I have submitted my EOI for Tasmania state for visa 491 on 24th of December 2019 as an offshore applicant. My occupation is Motor Mechanic (Light Vehicle) 321211. What are the chances of getting invitation. It’s been almost 46 days since I submitted EOI. Do I have any real chance of...
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    SA Chances of getting invited for 190 when applying for both 190 and 491

    Hi All, I work as a ICT Business Analyst and am planning on submitting the EOI soon. My question is if I submit for both 491 and 190, what are my chances of getting invited for 190? Will Migration SA consider inviting me for 491 over 190 if I apply for both? I have to apply for both due to the...
  20. S

    Job change before Eoi results

    Hi guys, I've lodged my Eoi for 190 and 491 as Financial Analyst. However, I've got something else that I'm considering atm as a Procurement Analyst. Would that affect my application. I've already done my skill assessment btw. Thanks soo much