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.

Map of Australia showing distances between Hobart and major cities

Where we are

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 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

Subclass 491: Category 3A - Overseas Applicant Restrictions

Visa State Nomination - 'Fee For Service'

All Tasmanian visa state nomination applications (Subclass 190 and Subclass 491) now incur a FEE FOR SERVICE of $220 (GST inclusive).

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 12 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.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Due to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation we have made some adjustments to Tasmanian visa state nomination requirements, for people affected by the response.