RSMS 187 - Three Streams

There are 3 application pathways or streams for the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme visa (subclass 187). The 3 streams available are:

        1.   Temporary Residence Transition stream

This stream is available for Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) holders who:

  • have worked for the sponsoring employer for at least 2 years in the same occupation
  • can meet vocational English requirements unless you are exempt
  • no skills assessment is required

        2.   Direct Entry stream

This is available for applicants who:

  • have never, or only briefly worked in Australia
  • hold a Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) but do not qualify under the Temporary Residence Transition Stream
  • are applying directly from outside Australia
  • meet competent English requirements (unless exempted)
  • meet the skills requirements

        3.   Agreement stream

This stream is only applicable if you are being sponsored by an employer through a tailored and negotiated labour agreement. The age, skills and English requirements will be stated in the labour agreement.

 

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