UPDATE – ENS/RSMS Requirement

 

We have received recent notification that the 3-year skill or work experience requirement for ENS/RSMS will come into effect in MARCH 2018 not JULY 2017.

 

WHAT CHANGES WILL BE HAPPENING IN JULY 2017?

  1. Applicants going through the Temporary Transitional Stream will be required to have “competent” English 6 (IELTS) or 50-57 (PTE). This remains the same for Direct Entry for ENS and RSMS.
  2. The Maximum age limit for direct entry visas is 45
  3. UPDATED Skilled occupation list
  4. All 457 Applicants aged 17 and over will require a Penal Clearance for countries in which they have lived in for a significant period.
  5. There will no longer be an exemption for skilled migrants with a salary higher than $96,400.
  6. Changes to Training Benchmarks (TO BE ANNOUNCED)
  7. Expanding Mandatory Skill Assessments