Изменения в иммграционном Законодательстве ENS and RSMS визы

ENS and RSMS Visa

English language requirements
Applications for ENS and RSMS made under the Temporary Residence Transition (TRT) stream will require, at a minimum, an IELTS or equivalent test score of 6 in each component (Competent English).

English language requirement exemption
The English language skills exemption for both ENS and RSMS has been removed for those who have nominated earnings at least equivalent to the current ATO top individual income tax rate (AUD 180,001). This will also apply to all applications including those lodged before 1 July 2017 that have not been finally determined.

Skill exemption
The exemption from a skills assessment for applications made under the Direct Entry (DE) stream of both ENS and RSMS has been removed for those who have nominated earnings at least equivalent to the current Australian Taxation Office top individual income tax rate (AUD$180,001). This will also apply to all applications including those lodged before 1 July 2017 that have not been finally determined.

Age
From 1 July 2017, applicants for the ENS and RSMS DE stream must be younger than 45 years of age. This applies to visa applications lodged on or after 1 July 2017. Current age exemptions will still be available.
The age requirement for the TRT stream will remain at less than 50 years of age until 1 March 2018 when the less than 45-year age limit will become effective.

Occupation lists
ENS – 186
Separate legislative instruments exist outlining eligible occupations for the following sponsored visa programmes:
• Employer Nominated Scheme (subclass 186) – Direct Entry Stream
• Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457)
As the occupations available are, however, the same, a single list of these occupations is available at Combined list of eligible skilled occupations

RSMS – 187
Different eligible occupation arrangements are in place for the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme visa (subclass 187) – Direct Entry Stream. The legislative instrument outlining eligible occupations is (IMMI 17/058: Occupations for Subclass 187 visas; Skill, Age and English language requirements for Subclass 186 and Subclass 187 visas)