ENS AND RSMS OCCUPATION LIST AFTER 18th April 2017

Current and Upcoming Changes

The below table is only for the ENS/RSMS - Direct Entry Stream and not TRT Stream.

Temporary Residence Transition (TRT) Stream Summary:

  • From March 2018, permanent residence eligibility period will be extended from two to three years.

  • Competent English will be required after 1st July 2017.

  • The Prime Minister and Minister for Immigration confirmed that existing 457 visa holders (as of 18 April 2017) will still be able to apply for a Permanent visa and will not be affected by these changes.


Direct Entry (DE) Stream Summary:




BEFORE 19TH APRIL 2017
ENS

BEFORE 19TH APRIL 2017
RSMS

AFTER 18TH APRIL 2017
ENS

AFTER 18TH APRIL 2017
RSMS

Occupation List CSOL
ANZSCO Skill Level 1-3
MLTSSL/STSOL
ANZSCO Skill Level 1-3
Maximum Age
50
50
5050
English
Competent
Competent
Competent
Competent
Work Experience
3 years
-Not compulsory
3 years
3 years
Skills Assessment
Required
1) Occupation on Legislative Instrument and No suitable Australian Qualifications => Required
2) Occupation on Legislative Instrument and relevant  Australian Qualifications => Not Required
3) Occupation not on Legislative Instrument and you have related qualification level as per ANZSCO => Not Required

Required

1) Occupation on Legislative Instrument and No suitable Australian Qualifications => Required
2) Occupation on Legislative Instrument and relevant  Australian Qualifications => Not Required
3) Occupation not on Legislative Instrument and you have related qualification level as per ANZSCO => Not Required












FROM 1st MARH 2018
ENS
FROM 1st MARCH 2018
RSMS
Occupation List


MLTSSLMLTSSL with Regional Occupations.
Maximum Age


45*
45*
English


Competent
Competent
Min. Work Experience


3 years Required*3 years Required*
Skills Assessment


Required
As before
Minimum Market Salary Rate


Applicable
Applicable
Minimum Commitment of working with the sponsoring company


3 years*3 years*
Training Requirements


Required
Required.



* Requirements will apply from 1 July 2017
* Requirements will apply from 1 July 2017