There are a significant more occupations eligible than the 2020-2021 financial year. Such as Accountants and IT professionals, Engineers and Medical professionals, Legal (Solicitors) and community professionals. Hospitality and other trades such ass hairdressers.

Regional 491 visa nomination is now by invitation only, eligible candidate must register his/her interested with the NSW government first, by invited then apply. Once invited applicants have 14 days to apply.

Nomination process for the 190 remains the same, by invitation only and applicants has 14 days to apply.