Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) Visa

Skilled workers from outside Australia or skilled temporary residents who currently live and work in regional Australia, meaning not in the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Newcastle, Sydney, Wollongong and Melbourne may be able to apply for the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) visa, a permanent visa.

There are three (3) streams for the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) visa, namely:

  • Temporary Residence Transition stream
  • Direct Entry stream
  • Agreement stream

Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) Visa – Visa Requirements

The sponsor business will need to:

The skilled worker will need to:

  • be less than 50 years of age
  • be working in an occupation that is specified by the Legislative Instrument IMMI 15/083 – Skill Level 1 to 3 (Direct Entry stream)
  • be employed in an occupation on the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL) (Temporary Residence Transition stream)
  • demonstrate that the worker meets the skills, qualifications and experience necessary to work in the nominated occupation; by being on a 457 visa for the last two (2) years (Temporary Residence Transition stream) or receive a positive Regional Certifying Body advice (Direct Entry stream) or meet the skills requirement under an agreement (Agreement stream)
  • demonstrate that the worker holds the licences and registrations necessary to work in the nominated occupation
  • meet the English language proficiency required for the nominated occupation; vocational English (Temporary Residence Transition stream) or competent English (Direct Entry stream)

For all your Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) Visa (186 Visa), contact Migration Agents Melbourne.

Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) Visa – Visa Charges

Nomination Charge
Base Application Charge
Additional Application Charge (18 and over)
Additional Application Charge (under 18)
$ 0
$3,600
$1,800
$ 900

Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) Visa