187 Visa (RSMS)

This permanent Regional Sponsored Migration Stream (RSMS) Subclass 187 Visa allows skilled overseas workers to live and work in a regional area of Australia.

The 187 Visa (RSMS) has two streams:

DIRECT ENTRY STREAM: For skilled applicants who have an employer in a regional area willing to sponsor them.

TRANSITIONAL STREAM: For 457 or TSS Visa holders who have worked for their nominating employer for a minimum of two or three years. Read More…

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SUBCLASS 187 VISA (RSMS) 

This is a permanent visa for skilled foreign workers who have a nominating employer in a regional or low population growth area of Australia.

Applicants can be in or outside Australia when they apply for this visa.

DIRECT ENTRY STREAM

  • Applicants must have an occupation listed on the Regional Occupation List (ROL)
  • Applicants must be nominated by an Australian employer in a regional area. See eligible RSMS postcodes
  • Applicants must perform a Skill Assessment through the authorised assessing authority.

TEMPORARY RESIDENCE TRANSITION STREAM (TRT)

Find out more about 187 TRT Stream [Click Here]