NSW is currently working from reduced skilled occupation lists at Home Affairs direction. The occupations NSW is currently nominating for the subclass 190 and subclass 491 visas can be found below. These lists are subject to change without notice.
NSW does not release information about the overall quota of nomination places, or allocation of places to each occupation.
Information about minimum eligibility criteria, and how invitation rounds work, can be found on our Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (subclass 190) website.
Information about how to apply for regional NSW nomination can be found on our Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) website.
For answers to our most frequently asked skilled migration questions, please see our skilled visa FAQs website.
Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (subclass 190)
133211 Engineering Manager
134211 Medical Administrator
134212 Nursing Clinical Director
134214 Welfare Centre Manager
233911 Aeronautical Engineer
233913 Biomedical Engineer
233916 Naval Architect
233999 Engineering Professionals nec
254411 Nurse Practitioner
254412 Registered Nurse (Aged Care)
254413 Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)
254414 Registered Nurse (Community Health)
254415 Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)
254417 Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)
254418 Registered Nurse (Medical)
254421 Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)
254422 Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
254423 Registered Nurse (Perioperative)
254424 Registered Nurse (Surgical)
254425 Registered Nurse (Paediatric)
254499 Registered Nurses nec
261111 ICT business Analyst
261112 Systems Analyst
261311 Analyst Programmer
261312 Developer Programmer
261313 Software Engineer
262112 ICT Security Specialist
263111 Computer Network and Systems Engineer
312311 Electrical Engineering Draftsperson
312312 Electrical Engineering Technician
312999 Building and Engineering Technicians nec
2020-21 NSW Subclass 491 Occupation List