Person or organisation who wants to nominate

To nominate someone you must complete Form 1000 - Nomination for Distinguished Talent (175 KB PDF)

You need to provide documents to support your application to nominate someone for this visa. We could ask you for more information, but we can make a decision using the information you provide when you lodge the application. It is in your interest to provide as much information as possible with your application.

You must provide certified copies of original documents. Do not include original documents unless we specifically ask for them. Documents not in English must be accompanied by accredited English translations.

Documents you need to attach to Form 1000

  • A personal, comprehensive statement of the visa applicant's achievements in their field of expertise.
  • Details of both your and the visa applicants achievements in your common field of expertise.
  • Relevant supporting document about the visa applicant, such as newspaper or magazine articles, supporting comments from qualified people
  • Details of employment arrangements or other assistance used to help establish the visa applicant.