Processing times for state nomination, endorsement and Regional Certifying Body advice applications with Skilled & Business Migration vary across visa types and application requirements.

Skilled & Business Migration make every effort to process applications as quickly as possible. To ensure a smooth application process, you will need to have all information and documentation prepared when you submit your application. 

Please be aware that some services relating to Skilled & Business Migration’s nomination and assessment process may be impacted by varying factors. However, the current average processing times are as follows: 

  • Skilled Migration
    • Skilled Nominated (Permanent) visa (Subclass 190): 2-8 weeks
    • Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 491): 2-8 weeks 
    • Registration of Interest (ROI): There are no processing times available for Registration of Interest (ROI) applications.
  • Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) Visa (Subclass 888): 2-4 weeks  
  • Significant Business History Stream Review (Subclass 132): 2-4 weeks 
  • Employer sponsored  
    • RCB Advice: & 2-4 weeks  
    • DAMA endorsement: 2-4 weeks  
    • DAR Skills Assessment: 2-4 weeks 
  • Support Services 
    • Recognition of Qualifications: 2-4 weeks  
    • Recognition of Trade Skills: 2-4 weeks  

Application Outcomes 

Skilled & Business Migration will notify you or the authorised recipient by email once a decision has been reached. 

For information on Department of Home Affairs visa processing times please refer directly to their website: 

Visa application processing times