# Applications from persons who are nominated by a state/territory government in accordance with an approved State Migration Plan or applicants who have nominated an occupation on the Critical Skills List (CSL).
now, tomorow, next week, month, year, the ones after?Can be ... But then where is the processing time line for those now in priority 3?
being some info.In respect of applications for a General Skilled Migration (GSM) visa, many applications will be affected by the Ministerial Direction which lists the order in which GSM applications must be processed. Applications accorded a higher priority under the direction will be processed ahead of lower priority applications irrespective of when the application is lodged. More information on Priority Processing is available on the department's website.
See: What's New? Recent Changes in General Skilled Migration
Other factors that can impact on processing times include, but are not limited to:
•completeness of application
•how quickly applicants respond to requests to provide documentation
•checks with third parties to verify claims made in an application.