[Expert Tip] Your Ultimate Guide to 18th Mar Skilled Occupation List Changes

Here it is! Our popular Ultimate Guide updated to include the most recent 457/TSS/Skilled Migration Program changes that comes into effect 18 March.

What is the Ultimate Guide?

Ever since the CSOL and SOL was removed last year, the occupation lists have become more complicated than ever. "Which occupation list do I use?", "which visas can I apply for?", such simple questions became SO HARD to answer. Now that the 457 has been replaced with the TSS visa, there's also the important question of "Can I actually apply for PR after my TSS visa?".

To save you the stress, we combined all 8 occupation lists and 5 different legislative instruments into 1 simplified, easy-to-understand comparison table. Thus became the Ultimate-Guide to occupation list changes, the only list you'll need.


1. Find your relevant occupation (or the occupations you are interested in)

2. Discover which visa types you can apply for!

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After knowing which visas you can actually apply for, it's easy to then find the eligibility criteria for that visa type on the homeaffairs.gov.au website. Here are all the links for your convenience:

482 Temporary Skill Shortage Visa: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa-1/482-

189 Skilled Independent Visa: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa-1/189-

190 Skilled Nominated Visa: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa-1/190-

489 Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa-1/489-

186 Employer Nomination Scheme Visa: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa-1/186-

187 Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme Visa: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa-1/187-

457 Temporary Work (Skilled) Visa: ABOLISHED, no new applications will be accepted

485 Temporary Graduate Visa: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa-1/485-

407 Training Visa: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/407-

Don't want to think about this? Have questions or concerns? Don't worry all by yourself, we are here to help! Feel free to book in your FREE 1-to-1 consultation today.


https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2018L00298 https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2018L00299




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