Victoria Occupation List

Onshore and offshore applicants can apply
In addition to applicants living in Victoria, Victoria will also be selecting applicants living outside Australia for the subclass 190 visa in all eligible occupations.

For the subclass 491 visa in addition to applicants living in Victoria, applicants living offshore can apply, noting Victoria are currently prioritising health occupations for subclass 491 visa nomination.

More eligible occupations
All occupations on the relevant Department of Home Affairs occupation list are now eligible, and applicants are no longer required to be using STEMM skills and working in a target sector to apply. For further information on the new eligibility requirements, see:

Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491)

Last year’s invitations

The below is a list of 108 occupations that is used by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment as STEMM occupations. Please note having an occupation on the below list does not mean you will be invited by the Victorian government to apply for a 491/190 visa. Please read in conjunction with Victoria Skilled Migration Nomination Requirements 2021 – 2022 (190 and 491 visa).


1325 Research and Development Managers                 
1332 Engineering Managers                              
1342 Health and Welfare Services Managers              
1351 ICT Managers                                      
2210 Accountants, Auditors and Company Secretaries nfd
2211 Accountants
2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers
2240 Information and Organisation Professionals nfd
2241 Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians       
2242 Archivists, Curators and Records Managers         
2243 Economists                                        
2244 Intelligence and Policy Analysts                  
2245 Land Economists and Valuers                       
2246 Librarians                                        
2247 Management and Organisation Analysts              
2249 Other Information and Organisation Professionals  
2252 ICT Sales Professionals                           
2254 Technical Sales Representatives                   
2311 Air Transport Professionals                       
2321 Architects and Landscape Architects               
2322 Cartographers and Surveyors                       
2326 Urban and Regional Planners                       
2330 Engineering Professionals nfd
2331 Chemical and Materials Engineers                  
2332 Civil Engineering Professionals                   
2333 Electrical Engineers                              
2334 Electronics Engineers                             
2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers   
2336 Mining Engineers                                  
2339 Other Engineering Professionals                   
2341 Agricultural and Forestry Scientists              
2342 Chemists, and Food and Wine Scientists            
2343 Environmental Scientists                          
2344 Geologists and Geophysicists                      
2345 Life Scientists                                   
2346 Medical Laboratory Scientists                     
2347 Veterinarians                                     
2349 Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals  
2500 Health Professionals nfd
2510 Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals nfd
2511 Dietitians                                        
2512 Medical Imaging Professionals                     
2513 Occupational & Environmental Health Professionals 
2514 Optometrists and Orthoptists                      
2515 Pharmacists                                       
2519 Other Health Diagnostic & Promotion Professionals 
2520 Health Therapy Professionals nfd
2521 Chiropractors and Osteopaths                      
2523 Dental Practitioners                              
2524 Occupational Therapists                           
2525 Physiotherapists                                  
2526 Podiatrists                                       
2527 Speech Professionals and Audiologists             
2530 Medical Practitioners nfd
2531 Generalist Medical Practitioners                  
2532 Anaesthetists                                     
2533 Internal Medicine Specialists                      
2534 Psychiatrists                                     
2535 Surgeons                                          
2539 Other Medical Practitioners                       
2540 Midwifery and Nursing Professionals nfd
2541 Midwives                                          
2542 Nurse Educators and Researchers                   
2543 Nurse Managers                                    
2544 Registered Nurses                                 
2600 ICT Professionals nfd
2610 Business and Systems Analysts, and Programmers nfd
2611 ICT Business and Systems Analysts                 
2612 Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers         
2613 Software and Applications Programmers             
2621 Database & Systems Administrators & ICT Security  
2630 ICT Network and Support Professionals nfd
2631 Computer Network Professionals                     
2632 ICT Support and Test Engineers                    
2633 Telecommunications Engineering Professionals      
2721 Counsellors                                       
2723 Psychologists                                     
2724 Social Professionals                              
3110 Agricultural, Medical and Science Technicians nfd
3111 Agricultural Technicians                          
3112 Medical Technicians                               
3114 Science Technicians                               
3122 Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians   
3123 Electrical Engineering Draftspersons, Technicians 
3124 Electronic Engineering Draftspersons, Technicians 
3125 Mechanical Engineering Draftspersons, Technicians 
3126 Safety Inspectors                                 
3129 Other Building and Engineering Technicians        
3130 ICT and Telecommunications Technicians nfd
3131 ICT Support Technicians                           
3132 Telecommunications Technical Specialists          
3210 Automotive Electricians and Mechanics nfd
3211 Automotive Electricians                           
3212 Motor Mechanics                                   
3230 Mechanical Engineering Trades Workers nfd
3231 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers                    
3232 Metal Fitters and Machinists                       
3234 Toolmakers and Engineering Patternmakers          
3400 Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers nfd
3411 Electricians                                      
3421 Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics       
3613 Veterinary Nurses                                 
3991 Boat Builders and Shipwrights                     
3992 Chemical, Gas, Petroleum & Power Plant Operators  
3999 Other Technicians and Trades Workers              
4111 Ambulance Officers and Paramedics                 
4112 Dental Hygienists, Technicians and Therapists     
4114 Enrolled and Mothercraft Nurses                   

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State and territory requirements

Each state and territory has its own list of occupations, requirements and processes you must follow.

More information about the requirements and processes on how Australian states or territories nominate applicants is available.