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Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)

If you intend to apply for migration to Australia under one of the General Skilled Migration categories, you must have a nominated occupation which is on the Skilled Occupations List at the time you apply. In order to make a valid application, you must have obtained a skills assessment from the relevant assessing authority for your nominated occupation.

AMSA is the assessing authority for the following occupations:

Specific documents required with initial application for a Master or Deck Officer qualifications assessment include:

Engineer Certificates

As specified in legislation applicants for a certificate of recognition for an engineering qualification must provide evidence of having completed sea service and practical training equivalent to that required for an Australian engineer certificate of competency.

Applicants applying for a qualifications assessment for immigration purposes should note: