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Migration Tasmania

for business and skilled migrants

I came to Tasmania as a student and never left! It is a great place to run a business and our children love living here too.

Bin Jiang

I’ve studied in Tasmania since high school and I now work here as a lawyer. Tasmania offers so many professional and lifestyle opportunities.

Alex Cordova

Tasmanian has some wonderful designers and artists and their work is showcased in beautiful shops.

Michelle Liu

Tasmania has unique festivals and events with delicious food and music to enjoy.

Sally Riu

Build a career, raise a family in vibrant and welcoming Tasmania.

Tasmania offers a range of employment opportunities for skilled migrants, as well as a great lifestyle in one of the world's most beautiful environments.

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Where we are

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Find out about Skilled migrants visas

Skilled migrants

If you are a prospective skilled migrant who wishes to settle in Tasmania, the Department of State Growth can sponsor your visa application through the skilled sponsored visa and skilled regional sponsored visa.

Find out about COVID-19 Support for migrants and temporary visa holders visas

COVID-19 Support for migrants and temporary visa holders

A range of support is available to skilled migrants and temporary visa holders in Tasmania who are experiencing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 response.

Find out about Sponsoring employers visas

Sponsoring employers

Employers can sponsor English-speaking skilled workers from overseas to fill vacancies that require formal qualification and cannot be filled easily from within the Australian labour market.

Find out about Live and work in Tasmania visas

Live and work in Tasmania

Tasmania is a remarkably liveable place – offering rewarding career opportunities, an inspiring lifestyle and vibrant, welcoming communities.

Find out about Success stories visas

Success stories

Click here to view some success stories.

Latest news

Business Migration update

The Tasmanian Business Nomination Program is currently closed to new applicants.

Subclass 491: Category 3A - Overseas Applicant Restrictions

Migration Tasmania - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

FAQ information and a Fact Sheet regarding visa state nomination changes (16 November 2019) available here.

Visa State Nomination processing times

The current processing time for the majority of applications is up to 14 weeks. The COVID-19 situation is creating significant work pressure for Migration Tasmania. Category 3A applications with occupations not listed as high demand may experience extended processing times.

COVID-19 Visa nomination information and updates

Due to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation, some adjustments have been made to the Tasmanian skilled nomination program requirements. Further changes may be required. All program updates will be published here, in the NEWS section of this website.Last updated: 01/06/2020....