BSMQ State Nomination Program Updates (January 25, 2021)


The standard subclass 491 pathway and subclass 190 will not re-open until the 01 February 2021, and new EOIs for the skilled program will not be picked up until this time, so please do not submit an EOI prior to this date. 

491- SBO (Small Business Owner) Pathway

IMPORTANT: Applicants need to submit a 491-SBO Assessment Form prior to submitting an Expression of Interest (EOI), so that your EOI will be picked up.

Business Program

The BSMQ business program is OPEN.

Priority processing for:

  • 188 Innovation Stream
  • 132 Significant Business History Stream
  • 188 Significant Investor Stream
  • 188 Entrepreneur Stream

 BSMQ will also prioritise businesses which create jobs, OR support COVID recovery industries, OR are located in a regional area. 

Source: https://migration.qld.gov.au/