Bad News for People waiting to apply for NSW State Sponsorship.

The October intake has reached the cap of 1,000 and it is closed.

Following analysis of the second intake on 22 October 2014, the applications lodged during this intake are able to proceed to assessment. The October intake was capped at 1,000 applications to ensure the annual cap was not exceeded.

NSW is a highly competitive destination for skilled migrants and as such, demand for NSW nomination under this visa program far exceeds the number of places available.

The application process will open again in February 2015. This will be after an analysis of the intakes to date which will determine the approach to future intakes. Information on future intakes will be posted on the website in January 2015.

NSW anticipates nominating another 2,000 applicants between February-June 2015.


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