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Accountant (General) 221111 under review on the Graduate occupation list
14 December 2018

​Due to the high number of expressions of interest by applicants with the nominated occupation of ANZSCO 221111 Accountant (General), this occupation on the Graduate occupation list is now under review.


Invitations to apply for WA State nomination for this occupation will be limited.If you have already received an invitation, your application will not be affected.

See the Occupation lists page for all available occupations.

State nomination invitation round for December 2018
26/11/2018

​Invitations for State nomination are usually issued on the third Thursday of each month. This will be brought forward by one week in December due to the Christmas and new year closure. Invitations are anticipated to be issued by 14 December 2018.

Closure over the Christmas and new year period 2018/19
22 November 2018


The WA Migration Services office will be closed from 4.00 pm, Friday 21 December 2018 and reopen at 8.30 am, Wednesday 2 January 2019.
 
No invitations or assessment outcomes for State nomination will be issued during this time.

New graduate stream for State nomination now available
25 September 2018

​A new graduate stream is now available for Western Australian State nomination.The new stream is available to eligible university graduates who have studied for at least two years in Western Australia at a Western Australian university, and have an occupation on the new Graduate occupation list for the intended visa subclass.

Visit the State nomination requirements page for more information and the full list of requirements you must meet in order to be eligible for this stream.

Changes to the Department of Home Affairs points test
2 July 2018

​As of 1 July 2018 the Department of Home Affairs changed the minimum points requirement for State nominated visas to 65 points.

Previously, the requirement was 60 points.

In order to be eligible for State nomination, you must meet the Department of Home Affairs requirements.

For more information see the How to apply for State nomination page.

Migration Services has moved
17 April 2018

Migration Services has moved to 1 Prospect Place, West Perth. 

The same services are available at the new location, including:

• Settlement Services, which provides information and referral advice to migrants;

• the Overseas Qualifications Unit, which provides overseas qualifications assessments; and

• Western Australian State nomination assessments and Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme certifications

New opening hours are 8.30 am to 4.00 pm Monday to Friday excluding public holidays.  

Ask for Migration Services at the reception area shown on the map below. 

The telephone number and all email addresses remains the same.
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Migration Services is moving
5 April 2018

​Migration Services is moving to 1 Prospect Place West Perth and services will be available at the new location from Monday 16 April. 

The walk in service will no longer be available at the Perth Customer Service Centre in the GPO building from 4.30pm on Wednesday 11 April 2018 and email and phone services may be disrupted until Monday 16 April. 

The same services will continue to be available at the new location, including:

• Settlement Services, which provides information and referral advice to migrants;

• the Overseas Qualifications Unit, which provides overseas qualifications assessments; and

• Western Australian State nomination assessments and Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme certifications

At the new Prospect Place location, opening hours will be 8.30 am to 4.00 pm Monday to Friday excluding public holidays. 

The telephone number and all email addresses remains the same.
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Closures over the Christmas holidays
11 December 2017

​The Skilled Migration Western Australia office will be closed from 2.00 pm Friday 22 December 2017, reopening on Tuesday 2 January 2018. 

No invitations for State nomination will be sent during this time.

2017 Western Australian skilled migration occupation list
21 June 2017

​The Department of Training and Workforce Development has released the updated 2017 Western Australian Skilled Migration occupation list.

 
You must have an occupation on the WASMOL and have relevant Australian or overseas work experience to be invited to apply for State nomination.

 
All applicants are required to provide evidence of a minimum one year full-time employment contract for all occupations on the WASMOL.

 
See the 2017 Western Australian skilled migration occupation list for all available occupations.

State Nominated Migration Program
28 March 2017

​New applications for the State Nominated Migration Program are being accepted with an interim Western Australian skilled migration occupation list (WASMOL) targeting those occupations which are of a specialist nature and have compelling evidence of unmet demand at a State level.

The State Government will be consulting with industry to develop a new list which is expected to be complete and operational in late May 2017.   
 
Further information will be posted on the migration portal as it becomes available.
 
 All applications received before suspension of the program on 13 March 2017 will be processed according to the criteria that were in place prior to this date. Invitations issued to intending migrants before 13 March will be honoured and their applications processed.
 

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