[Updated for 5th March 2019 changes – see summary of changes below the table]
If you are looking to migrate to Australia via the Australia skilled migration pathway, then depending on the visa you are applying for, you would need your occupation to fall under one of three lists.
This article goes through the Regional Occupation List, where all occupations are shown below.
I encourage you to refer to the actual lists on the Federal Register of Legislation website as there may be changed to them by the time you read this article.
The format the lists are in
, although easily understood by migration agents, legal professionals and the like, can be a bit confusing so we have simplified them.
If you think you have an occupation on the list below, please contact us as you may be eligible for an Australian skilled migrant visa.
|3||fruit or nut grower||121213|
|4||grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus)/field crop grower (NZ)||121214|
|5||mixed crop farmer||121216|
|6||sugar cane grower||121217|
|7||crop farmers (nec)||121299|
|8||beef cattle farmer||121312|
|9||dairy cattle farmer||121313|
|13||mixed livestock farmer||121317|
|16||livestock farmers (nec)||121399|
|17||mixed crop and livestock farmer||121411|
|18||public relations manager||131114|
|19||policy and planning manager||132411|
|23||regional education manager||134412|
|25||caravan park and camping ground manager||141211|
|26||post office manager||142115|
|27||amusement centre manager||149111|
|28||fitness centre manager||149112|
|29||sports centre manager||149113|
|30||cinema or theatre manager||149912|
|31||financial institution branch manager||149914|
|32||human resource adviser||223111|
|33||workplace relations adviser||223113|
|36||market research analyst||225112|
|45||vocational education teacher||242211|
|46||environmental health officer||251311|
|49||intellectual property lawyer||271214|
|51||community arts worker||272611|
|53||operating theatre technician||311214|
|56||surveying or spatial science technician||312116|
|57||mechanical engineering draftsperson||312511|
|60||building and engineering technicians (nec)||312999|
|66||gas or petroleum operator||399212|
|69||emergency service worker||441211|
|71||funeral workers (nec)||451399|
|73||first aid trainer||451815|
|77||real estate representative||612115|
Summary of changes (March 2019) – adding the following 18 occupations to the Regional Occupation List:
- Aquaculture Farmer (ANZSCO code 121111)
- Cotton Grower (ANZSCO code 121211)
- Fruit or Nut Grower (ANZSCO code 121213)
- Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus)/field crop grower (NZ) (ANZSCO code 121214)
- Mixed Crop Farmer (ANZSCO code 121216)
- Sugar Cane Grower (ANZSCO code 121217)
- Crop Farmers nec (ANZSCO code 121299)
- Beef Cattle Farmer (ANZSCO code 121312)
- Dairy Cattle Farmer (ANZSCO code 121313)
- Mixed Livestock Farmer (ANZSCO code 121317)
- Deer Farmer (ANZSCO code 121314)
- Goat Farmer (ANZSCO code 121315)
- Pig Farmer (ANZSCO code 121318)
- Sheep Farmer (ANZSCO code 121322)
- Livestock Farmers nec (ANZSCO code 121399)
- Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer (ANZSCO code 121411)
- Dentist (ANZSCO code 252312)
- Anaesthetist (ANZSCO code 253211)
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I’m a overseas dentist. Is there any capability to get PR through skilled migrant visa, because dentist has mentioned in Regional occupational list and also i have relatives in Australia .
If your occupation is on the regional list then you can only apply for the subclass 491
Hi there how long is the PR application process takes? How much does it cost for a family of 4ppl(2adt n 2child. Below 18yrs).
about 18-20 months maybe faster maybe longer depending on quite a few factors such as occupation and points score.