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Approved Occupations for RSMS subclass 187 visa applications – 1 July 2012


Effective 1 July 2012, the Minister has specified the Occupations relevant to Subclass 187 Regional Skilled Migration Sponsorship (RSMS) visa applications.  A full list is available in the relevant Legislative Instrument.  The two skills assessing authorities TRA and VETASSESS) have been authorised to conduct skills assessment.

Applicants with overseas qualifications and applying under one of the occupations in the RSMS occupation list must obtain a skills assessment from one of the two relevant assessing authorities prior to lodging a 187 application.

Source: DIAC/MIA