Skill Assessment

You may need to perform a skill assessment to apply for some visas.

Skill Assessment

You may need to have your skills assessed by the relevant assessing authority to be eligible to apply for one of the below visas:

Skill Assessments are valid:

  • 3 years from their issue date

or

  • the expiry date on the assessment

Getting your skills assessed

  • Assessing Authority

    You may need to have your skills assessed by the relevant assessing authority. The list of eligible skilled occupations states which assessing authority is appropriate for each occupation.

  • Processing

    You will provide all relevant documents, evidence and processing fee to Australian Skilled Migration or directly to the assessing authority.

  • Positive Assessment

    After receiving your successful assessment results, our migration agents will include your assessment in your visa application.

Assessing Authorities

CodeAuthority NameWebsite
AACA​Architects Accreditation Council of Australiahttp://www.aaca.org.au
AASWAustralian Association of Social Workershttp://www.aasw.asn.au
ACPSEMAustralasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicinehttp://www.acpsem.org.au
ACSAustralian Computer Societyhttp://www.acs.org.au
ACWAAustralian Community Workers Associationhttp://www.acwa.org.au
ADCAustralian Dental Councilhttp://www.adc.org.au
AIMAustralian Institute of Managementhttps://www.aim.com.au
AIMSAustralian Institute of Medical Scientistshttp://www.aims.org.au
AIQSAustralian Institute of Quantity Surveyorshttp://www.aiqs.com.au
AITSLAustralian Institute of Teaching and School Leadershiphttp://www.aitsl.edu.au
AMSAAustralian Maritime Safety Authorityhttp://www.amsa.gov.au
ANMACAustralian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Councilhttp://www.anmac.org.au
ANZPACAustralian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Councilhttp://www.anzpac.org.au
ANZSNMAustralian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicinehttp://www.anzsnm.org.au
AOACAustralasian Osteopathic Accreditation Councilhttp://www.osteopathiccouncil.org.au
AOPAAustralian Orthotic Prosthetic Association Ltdhttps://www.aopa.org.au
APCAustralian Physiotherapy Councilhttp://www.physiocouncil.com.au
APharmCAustralian Pharmacy Councilhttps://www.pharmacycouncil.org.au
APodAAustralian Podiatry Associationhttps://www.apodc.com.au
APSAustralian Psychological Societyhttp://www.psychology.org.au
ASMIRTAustralian Society of Medical Imagery and Radiation Therapyhttp://www.asmirt.org
AVBCAustralasian Veterinary Boards Councilhttp://www.avbc.asn.au
CAANZChartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
http://www.charteredaccountants.com.au
CASACivil Aviation Safety Authority​http://www.casa.gov.au
CCEACouncil on Chiropractic Education Australasia
​http://www.ccea.com.au
CMBAChinese Medicine Board of Australiahttp://www.chinesemedicineboard.gov.au
CPAACertified Practising Accountants of Australiahttp://www.cpaaustralia.com.au
DAADietitians Association of Australia​http://daa.asn.au
EAEngineers Australiahttp://www.engineersaustralia.org.au
IPAInstitute of Public Accountants​http://www.publicaccountants.org.au
Legal admissions authority of a state or territoryLegal admissions authority of a state or territoryNew South Wales Legal Profession Admission Board
Email: ag_lpab@agd.nsw.gov.au
http://www.lpab.justice.nsw.gov.au

Queensland Legal Practitioners Admissions Board
Email: admissions@qls.com.au

South Australia Legal Practitioners Registry
Email: email@lawsocietysa.asn.au

Tasmania Board of Legal Education
Email: info@lst.org.au

Victoria Council of Legal Education and Board of Examiners
Email: lawadmissions@justice.vic.gov.au

Western Australia Legal Practice Board
Email: general@lpbwa.com

Northern Territory Legal Practitioners Admissions Board
Email: dwnsupcrtreg.doj@nt.gov.au

MedBAMedical Board of Australia​http://www.ahpra.gov.au
NAATINational Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters​http://www.naati.com.au
OCANZOptometry Council of Australia and New Zealand​http://www.ocanz.org
OTCOccupational Therapy Council​http://www.otcouncil.com.au
SPASpeech Pathology Australia
​http://www.speechpathologyaustralia.org.au
SSSISurveying and Spatial Sciences Institute​https://sssi.org.au
TRATrades Recognition Australia
​http://tradesrecognitionaustralia.gov.au
VETASSESSVocational Education and Training Assessment Serviceshttps://www.vetassess.com.au