190 visa is points based and allows skilled workers who are nominated by an Australian state or territory government live and work in Australia as a permanent resident. Each State and Territory Government has its own list of occupations in demand in their area. There may be specific requirements in relation to your work experience, English language ability or specialised skills. Submit an expression of interest (EOI) via SkillSelect with details of your nominated occupation, skills and qualifications. SkillSelect will estimate a points score; if you score high enough, Australian state and territory government agencies will be able to view your EOI and decide if they want to nominate you.
Be aged between 18 and 44 inclusive
Have a relevant occupation on the 189 occupation list (MLTSSL)
Have Competent English
Have a suitable skills assessment for the occupation
Lodge an EOI and be invited to apply
Meet the points test pass mark of 65 points (as of 1 July 2018)
Meet health and character requirements