To lodge an application you will need to start and complete the application as one process. This includes making payment and the upload of supporting evidence. Please review the applicable checklist for applying for nomination certification for a full list of the evidence required and ensure you have all the supporting evidence available at the time you commence the application. If you experience any issues please email Migration Services at migration@dtwd.wa.gov.au.

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About the application


Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (provisional) visa subclass 494

If you are applying for regional certifying advice for the Subclass 494 visa, you will be required to submit the following documents:

  • Letter of offer or employment contract which includes:
    • ANZSCO code of the nominated position;
    • salary and entitlements; and
    • any other conditions.
  • Form 1404 with questions one to ten completed.
  • Evidence the nominee will receive a salary equivalent to an Australian citizen or permanent resident.

Where you are asked to submit additional documents, you will need to upload a blank document in order to proceed. You will also need to check all the boxes below to proceed. The form is currently being re-developed to address this issue.

Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (Subclass 187)

Applications will only be accepted for RCB certification advice if you lodged your application with the Department of Home Affairs before 16 November 2019. Ensure you include the TRN number in your 1404 form as proof of lodgement.

The Department of Home Affairs requires the occupation to be listed on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) or Regional Occupation List (ROL)


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In this application form

  • The employer is referred to as the nominator
  • The employee is referred to as the nominee
  • The position is referred to as the nominated position

Are you ready to start?

Please confirm you are able to provide (via electronic upload) the following required information with your application.

  • ANZSCO code of the nominated position;
  • Salary and entitlements; and
  • Any other conditions.

Are you a new startup?

Are you a start-up business i.e. you have been operating for less than 12 months?