2020-21 Victoria Skilled Migration Visa Nomination Program (December 21, 2020)


Victoria’s skilled visa nomination program (subclass 190 and 491) reopens on 5 January 2021
Victoria’s full 2020-21 skilled visa nomination program (subclasses 190 and 491) will re-open at 10am AEDT on Tuesday, 5 January 2021.

Like the interim program, the full program responds to challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, with a focus on Victoria’s health response and economic recovery.

The Commonwealth Department of Home Affairs has allocated the Victorian Government further visa nomination places, in addition to the places provided as part of the interim program. Victoria’s total number of places for the Skilled visa program for the 2020-21 program year is outlined in the table:

Visa typeInterim program
(September 2020)
Additional for remainder of 2020-21
(full program)
Skilled Nominated (Subclass 190) visa6001,9002,500
Skilled Work Regional (Subclass 491) visa2008431,043
Total skilled nomination places for Victoria3,543