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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Explore Tasmania
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 Business migrants visas

Business migrants

The Business Innovation and Investment program aims to attract people with a demonstrated record of business or investment activity who wish to use their skills in Tasmania.

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 Points calculator visas

Points calculator

Use our interactive points calculator to assess your eligibility for Skilled Migration visas

Find out about Success stories visas

Success stories

Click here to view some success stories.

Latest news

The 2019-2020 Tasmanian Skilled Occupation List (TSOL)

We are pleased to provide a new and updated Tasmanian Skilled Occupation List (TSOL) effective 16 November 2019.Please note: this replaces all previous TSOL publications.A Fact Sheet summary of the Tasmanian visa state nomination changes effective 16 November 2019 - available here....

Introduction of a 'Fee For Service'

From the 16th of November 2019 all Tasmanian visa state nomination applications (Subclass 190 and Subclass 491) will incur a FEE FOR SERVICE of $220 (GST inclusive).

TAS Skilled Migration - Fact Sheet Nov 2019

A Fact Sheet summary of the changes effective 16 November 2019 - available here.

Visa State Nomination processing times

The current processing time for visa state nomination applications is approximately 4-6 weeks. Processing times will vary depending on the quantity and quality of the applications lodged or if additional information is requested as part of the assessment.

Employer Sponsored visa changes (subclass 187 to subclass 494)

16 November 2019 - Employer Sponsored visa changes (subclass 187 to subclass 494)