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To lodge an RSMS application you will need to start and complete the application as one process. This includes making payment and the upload of supporting evidence. Please review the checklist for applying for nomination certification for a full list of the evidence required and ensure you have all the supporting evidence available at the time you commence the application. If you experience any issues please email Migration Services at migration@dtwd.wa.gov.au.

The save and resume function is currently not operating correctly. If you click the save and resume button you will receive an error message and you will be unable to lodge the RSMS application. You will need to start a new RSMS application if this occurs.

About the application

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In this application form

  • The employer is referred to as the nominator
  • The employee is referred to as the nominee
  • The position is referred to as the nominated position

If the nominee has been working for the nominator for at least the last 2 years in the nominated position while on a subclass 457 visa, the nominator does not require certification from a Regional Certifying Body and the position should be nominated directly with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

To be eligible for the Direct Entry stream of the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS), DIBP requires the occupation to be ANZSCO Skill Level 1,2 or 3. Occupations with ANZSCO Skill Level 4 or 5 are not eligible for RSMS.

Are you ready to start?

Please confirm you are able to provide (via electronic upload) the following required information with your application.

  • ANZSCO code of the nominated position;
  • Salary and entitlements; and
  • Any other conditions.

Are you a new startup?

Are you a start-up business i.e. you have been operating for less than 12 months?


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