** This visa will be superseded by the Skilled Employer Sponsored (Provisional) subclass 494 visa on 16 November 2019 *


The Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme visa (subclass 187), popularly referred to as the “RSMS visa” is an attractive Australian Permanent Resident visa for professionals being sponsored to work in the regional areas of Australia.

The RSMS visa involves a three step process:

  1. Regional Certification Board (RCB) approval
  2. Nomination by an approved Australian employer
  3. A Subclass 187 visa application by the skilled worker

Need to know more about the RSMS 187 visa? Click on the information you need to learn more.

The 3 application stages of the RSMS 187 visa

RSMS 187 Visa Nomination Requirements

RSMS 187 Visa Nomination Requirements - the Market Salary requirement

RSMS 187 Visa Nomination Requirements - the Genuine Position requirement

RSMS 187 Visa - Regional Areas of Australia

RSMS 187 Visa - the 3 streams you can apply for

How does the RSMS 187 Visa - Temporary Residence Transition stream benefits you

Advantages of the RSMS 187 Visa

Common Issues with a RSMS 187 Visa

RSMS 187 Visa - Payment for Sponsorship Conduct

RSMS 187 Visa - Visa Compliance Monitoring and Cancellation Powers

Do I need help with a RSMS 187 Visa application?

The RSMS 187 Visa Skilled Occupation List


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