Occupation Lists

Victoria’s occupation lists (previously called Eligibility Lists) identify eligible occupations and requirements to apply for state nomination.

Victoria has two occupation lists: 

To determine if you are eligible to apply for nomination and learn how to apply, visit our State Nomination page.

Extensive research and industry consultation is undertaken to ensure that Victoria’s skilled migration program attracts migrants with highly sought occupations, and those with a strong likelihood of finding work in Victoria’s labour market.

These occupations are endorsed by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection through Victoria’s State Migration Plan.

Victoria’s occupation quotas

Victoria applies quotas to the number of nominations it will offer by industry under the State Migration Plan.  This is to ensure that state nominated skilled migrants have a mix of occupations that address Victoria’s labour market needs.

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Overseas Skills Registry

Overseas Skills Registry


Connecting overseas qualified professionals and skilled migrants with Victorian employers.

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