newsNSW State Sponsorship closed after 1000 applications were received on 14 July 2014.

The NSW State Government has announced that sponsorship applications are temporarily closed because 1000 applications have been received.

Those who were unable to complete the online application process for the first intake of 2014 will now need to wait for a future intake, according to information published by NSW Migration Services.

Those who were able to submit an application will have their applications assessed in the next 12 weeks.  An invitation to apply for a visa cannot be issued until the NSW State Sponsorship application is successful.

Alternative options

There are alternative options to seeking NSW State Sponsorship.  These include:

  • Seek sponsorship from another state/territory of Australia
  • Seek employer sponsorship
  • Independent migration through points-tested SkillSelect Visas

If your visa is about to expire, book a consultation today to find out what options may be available to you.

Future Intake

The NSW State Government has published a proposed calendar for future intake rounds.  Information about which occupations are open or closed will be available shortly.

Occupation List updated
Applications open

Applications close (4-6 weeks after opening or when 1000 application limit is reached)*
14 July 14 July Applications are now closed
1 October 14 October 11 – 25 November
7 January 19 January 16 February – 2 March
1 April 14 April 12 – 26 May

Do you want to apply for NSW State Sponsorship?

Our migration team can help you apply for state sponsorship when it reopens.  Please submit an enquiry today.

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