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State Nominated Migration Program

Following successful negotiations with the Commonwealth Government Department of Home Affairs (Home Affairs), Western Australia will be allocated 5,000 state nominated migration places for the 2024-25 program year.

Invitation rounds for State nomination for the 2024-25 program year will begin once the Western Australian Government formally receives its allocation from Home Affairs.

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Closure of the WA State Nominated Migration Program applications for 2023-24

The number of WA applications received under the State Nominated Migration Program (SNMP) has now exceeded the available allocations for the 2023-24 program year.
WA Migration Services will stop accepting new SNMP applications from close of business on 2 February 2024.

State Nominated Migration Program

2023-24 SNMP program changes

The WA Government has made changes to the requirements for the 2023-24 WA State Nominated Migration Program
State Nominated Migration Program

State Nominated Migration Program

Western Australia is currently awaiting allocation of State nomination places from the Department of Home Affairs for the 2023-24 program year.

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Boosting WA's building and construction industry through skilled migration

New targeted financial support, and changes to SNMP criteria
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State nomination: Process update

State nomination agreement no longer required
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State nomination: Invitation rounds

Invitation rounds for 2022—23 SNMP brought forward
WA Migration Services

2022—23 State nomination program changes

Changes to requirements, and expansion of eligible occupations