Skilled Migration

Regional Development Australia Illawarra is gazetted by the Minister for Immigration as the Regional Certifying Body (RCB) for the Illawarra region of NSW.

 


Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 494)

The Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 494) (SESR) enables Australian employers in the Illawarra NSW regions to sponsor skilled overseas workers.  This is to assist employers in regional and low population growth areas of Australia where they have been unable to fill vacant positions with Australian citizens or permanent residents living in or wishing to move to the Illawarra region where the nominated position is located. 

Further information regarding the Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 494) is available at Department of Home Affairs.

The role of the of the RCB is to provide advice to the Department of Home Affairs (DoHA), using local knowledge to advise on whether the nominee for the position will be paid at least the annual market salary rate for the occupation.

Please find below a link to the RCB Guidelines & Checklist for RCB Advice for further information.

RCB Guidelines & Checklist for RCB Advice 

Form 1404

Form 956

All enquiries should be directed to migration@rdaillawarra.com.au 

 

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa (subclass 491)

The NSW State Government is responsible for administering the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) program in NSW.

All enquiries should be directed to:
NSW Department of Industry
Phone:  +61 2 9934 0702
Email:  skilled.migration@industry.nsw.gov.au 

 

Useful Forms & Links

Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority

ANZSCO Codes and Position Descriptions

Regional Certifying Bodies

Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO)