The employer is an important part of the application process. You must have an Australian employer who is willing to sponsor you for an occupation that is on the appropriate occupation list.

Temporary Residence Transition Stream

  • You will need to refer to the Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List.
  • The nominated occupation for the RSMS subclass 187 visa must have the same four-digit occupation unit group code as the occupation being carried out by the employee.

Direct Entry Stream

  • Refer to a special legislative instrument (IMMI 15/083 and IMMI 15/109) for the list of occupations suitable for nomination. These eligible occupations are summarised on our RSMS list
  • Seek Regional Certifying Body (RCB) approval before being able to nominate a position

Labour Agreement stream

  • Check if an agreement is in place for the occupation being nominated
  • The occupation must have a Labour Agreement in place to be suitable for nomination


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