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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.

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 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.

Latest news

2020–2021 Program Update

(Updated 14/08/2020)

Business Migration update

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

Subclass 491: 3A application restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

FAQ information relating to Visa State Nomination and other important details here.

Visa State Nomination processing times

Visa State Nomination processing times

Welcome to Tasmania: Information and Referral Service

Find out about a service offered by the Migrant Resource Centre that provides information to new arrivals to Tasmania