We all know that the South Australian State Nomination Program, also known as the SA skilled migration program, has recently undergone changes in its nomination requirements. However, the skilled occupation list remains the same. The South Australian state government are giving out fewer spots for skilled migrants (2,300 for the 2023 – 24 program year – down from 8,800 last year) and this, understandably, will worry some candidates. But here’s why you should still try your luck by submitting your Expression of Interest (EOI) and Registration of Interest (ROI) through the South Australian State Nomination Program, even though it’s highly competitive.
Despite the reduced allocation, the state government is committed to supporting South Australia’s priority sectors through the South Australian State Nomination Program. Their emphasis on attracting skilled migrants in crucial sectors such as Health and Defence highlights their dedication to the wellbeing and security of the state. This focus means that if you have skills and qualifications in these high-demand fields, your chances of receiving a nomination through the South Australian State Nomination Program may still be quite favourable.
The first step is telling Immigration SA about yourself through forms – EOI and ROI – which are now essential components of the South Australian State Nomination Program. These documents allow you to showcase your qualifications, skills, experience, and dedication to working in skilled sectors in South Australia. A well-prepared application can set you apart from the rest.
As the South Australian state government continues to focus on critical sectors and the unexpected can always happen in the world of immigration, lodging your EOI and ROI through the South Australian State Nomination Program remains a worthy endeavour.
It’s no secret that SA’s GSM program is now more competitive than ever. With a significantly reduced number of places available through the South Australian State Nomination Program, prospective migrants may wonder if it’s even worth trying. This is where the expertise of Migration Solutions comes into play.
Even though it’s tougher, don’t give up. Maintain your “in it to win it” attitude and contact us today to navigate the changing landscape of the South Australian State Nomination Program and skilled migration.
For the month of October 2023, we are running free skilled migration workshops each Wednesday. Commencing at 10am, they will be in our office in Adelaide. Register your interest to attend and find out about the South Australian State Nomination Program and skilled migration requirements in Australia.