Step 1: ( EOI) Expression of Interest Process
Step 1: who can apply for visa subclass 489 through RDA ORANA.
Before application of 489 or 491 you will be required to meet specific criteria set by RDA Orana and also need to see if your occupation is the still in Orana Region Skills List (not the NSW Skills List). If you are meeting these criteria you are welcome to apply for this visa.
Step 2: The Expression of Interest Submission
You can submit EOI 1st 14 days of each month which is started from 1st June 2019.
It includes formally submission of EOI in Orana region subclass 489 plus fee along with submission of Documents.
- Form 956 ( If using Mara migration agent)
- Current resume
- Signed Nomination Obligations Declaration
- NSW Industry Form R (Current version)
- This expression of interest will be valid for 2 months
Step 3: Selection and Invitation
Within 7 days, applicants will be required to submit supporting documents once EOI has been accepted.
Important note: Applicants need to remember that EOI at least submits before 3 months prior to the expiry of any current visa.
Stage 2: Full application
Step 1: Applying through RDA ORANA for NSW State nomination.
If you have completed stage 1 successfully and selected to apply for NSW state nomination through RDA Orana, you will receive email and need to do needful for application within 7 days. This includes providing supporting doc and upload, payment of application fee.
Required full list of documents and the standards they must adhere to for application can be found here HERE. Note: invitation doesn’t been NSW state nomination will be approved by RDA Orana.
Step 2: Assessing the application
Step 3: NSW State nomination through RDA Orana
Approval: If the application is approved then RDA Orana will notify NSW department who will complete applicant nomination with IMMI. They will confirm as part of process Skill select EOI and at same time issue visa invitation to apply for subclass 489. This is valid only for 60days from approval.
Refusal: If the application is refused it will be notified as per immigration standard.
Step 4: Applying for the subclass 489 visa
Once the invitation received, an applicant needs to lodge a file within 60 days.
Stage 3- Living in the Orana Region
Once Home affair ( Immi has granted visa notify RDA Orana skilled team and Move to Orana region. Also as part of the obligation, applicants need to keep long term contact with RDA orana.