Skilled Sponsored (Provisional) Visa Designated Area

To qualify for the Skilled Sponsored (Provisional) Visa under the relative sponsorship nomination, your sponsor must have lived for at least 1 year and still be a resident of one of the Designated Areas outlined below.

Designated Areas - Updates 12/09/2011

Skilled Designated Area Sponsored Visa Postal Codes
State or Territory Designated Area
Victoria Anywhere
South Australia Anywhere
Northern Territory Anywhere
Tasmania Anywhere
Australian Capital Territory Anywhere
Queensland Postcode areas: 4019-4028, 4037-4050, 4079-4100, 4114, 4118, 4124-4150, 4158-4168, 4180-4899
(anywhere except Brisbane metropolitan area)
Western Australia Anywhere
New South Wales Postcode areas: 2311-2312, 2328-2333, 2336-2490, 2535-2551, 2575-2739, 2787-2898
(anywhere except Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong)

If your sponsor does not live in any of these Designated Areas, you will not be eligible.  However, you could still achieve a Skilled Nominated (Provisional) Visa through sponsorship by one of the following States/Territories:

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