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Skilled Visa Changes
» New Australian SOL
The Australia skills list or Skilled Occupation List (SOL) is used as part of the Australian points system for immigration. In order to qualify for skilled migration to Australia, you must nominate an occupation from the SOL. However, if you are applying for skilled migration via nomination by a State or Territory Government, you also have the option of nominating an occupation from the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL).
Please note that all occupations on the new Skilled Occupation List are from the ANZSCO (Australia and New Zealand Skilled Classification of Occupations) as opposed to the previously used ASCO (Australian Skilled Classification of Occupations).
If you apply for a General Skilled Migration visa and you are NOT nominated by a State or Territory Government, you must nominate an occupation from the Skilled Occupation List (SOL).
If you apply for a General Skilled Migration visa and you ARE nominated by a State or Territory Government, you must nominate an occupation from either the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) OR the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL).
You can find the current Australian Skilled Occupation List and Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List here.
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