Skilled Migration Western Australia (SMWA) is no longer accepting State sponsorship applications under Transitional Arrangements.
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship is closing the Skilled – Sponsored (subclass 886) visa and Skilled – Sponsored (Provisional) (Subclass 487) visa on 31 December 2012.
In order to process existing State sponsorship applications for these visa subclasses before the deadline, SMWA has stopped accepting new applications.
SMWA also no longer offers State sponsorship to those who have lodged a visa application with Department of Immigration and Citizenship between 1 September 2007 to 30 June 2010.
Western Australian State sponsorship is only available for the following visas:
Skilled – Nominated (subclass 190) visa; and
Skilled – Regional Nominated (provisional) (subclass 489) visa.
Please visit the Department of Immigration and Citizenship website at www.immi.gov.au for other visa entry options.