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TSS 482 Visa – Updated Priority Skilled Migration List…

By June 28, 2021August 1st, 2021No Comments

The  Department of Home Affairs has announced an updated Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) – 44 occupations in total…  

Employer-sponsored nomination and visa applicants with an occupation on the PMSOL will be given priority processing. All other skilled occupation lists will remain active, but the PMSOL occupations will take priority.

The list is temporary and priority occupations may change as Australia recovers from the pandemic.

The Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List

The 44 occupations (ANZSCO code) are:

  • Accountant (General) (221111)
  • Analyst Programmer (261311)
  • Cartographer (232213)
  • Chef (351311)
  • Chief Executive or Managing Director (111111)
  • Civil Engineer (233211)
  • Construction Project Manager (133111)
  • Developer Programmer (261312)
  • Electrical Engineer (233311)
  • External Auditor (221213)
  • General Practitioner (253111)
  • Geotechnical Engineer (233212)
  • Hospital Pharmacist (251511)*
  • ICT Security Specialist (262112)
  • Industrial Pharmacist (251512)*
  • Internal Auditor (221214)
  • Maintenance Planner (312911)
  • Management Accountant (221112)
  • Mechanical Engineer (233512)
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist (234611)
  • Medical Practitioners nec (253999)
  • Midwife (254111)
  • Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum) (233611)
  • Multimedia Specialist (261211)
  • Orthotist or Prosthetist (251912)
  • Other Spatial Scientist (232214)
  • Petroleum Engineer (233612)
  • Psychiatrist (253411)
  • Registered Nurse (Aged Care) (254412)
  • Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) (254415)
  • Registered Nurse (Medical) (254418)
  • Registered Nurse (Mental Health) (254422)
  • Registered Nurse (Perioperative) (254423)
  • Registered Nurses nec (254499)
  • Resident Medical Officer (253112)
  • Retail Pharmacist (251513)*
  • Social Worker (272511)
  • Software and Applications Programmers nec (261399)
  • Software Engineer (261313)
  • Structural Engineer (233214)
  • Surveyor (232212)
  • Taxation Accountant (221113)
  • Transport Engineer (233215)
  • Veterinarian (234711)

* Indicates occupation added in July 2021

Travel exemptions

While Australia’s border restrictions remain in place, temporary visa holders must obtain a travel exemption before travelling to Australia. For more information about the travel exemption process see: Critical skills and sectors

Visa subclasses

Priority processing of nomination and visa applications for PMSOL occupations applies to these employer-sponsored visa subclasses:

  • Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa (subclass 482)
  • Skilled Employer-Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 494)
  • Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) visa (subclass 186)
  • Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) visa (subclass 187)

To know more about the PMSOL and its exemptions or any of the TSS 482 Skilled Occupation List, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 02 9407 8700 or reach us at [email protected]

Source: Department of Home Affairs

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