Actor ANZSCO – Australian Permanent Resident Visas

What type of visa you can apply for as an actor to stay in Australia permanently?

Actor ANZSCO

Eligible Visa:

  • 494 – Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (provisional) (subclass 494) – Employer sponsored stream
  • 187 – Regional Sponsor Migration Scheme (subclass 187)

Tasks Include:

    • reading scripts and undertaking research to gain an understanding of parts, themes and characterisations
    • learning lines and cues, rehearsing parts, and applying vocal and movement skills to the development of characterisation
    • preparing for performances through rehearsals under the instruction and guidance of production directors
    • acting parts and portraying roles as developed in rehearsals in film, television, radio and stage productions
    • practising dance routines and interpreting the choreographic content of the production
    • performing dances for audience entertainment, coordinating body movements and facial expression, usually with musical accompaniment
    • composing and notating ballet compositions and other dance routines
    • creating and performing individual performance routines
    • rehearsing, auditioning and travelling between entertainment venues

Occupations:

211111 Actor
211112 Dancer or Choreographer
211113 Entertainer or Variety Artist
211199 Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers NEC

Actor ANZSCO

Skill Assessment Information

Vetassess

Full Skills Assessment (GSM with Points Test Advice) for both qualifications and employment – Australian or Overseas

AUD $968.00 – Online Application – Applying from within Australia (incl GST)

AUD $660.00 – Priority Processing Fee (available for online application only) – Applying from within Australia (incl GST)

AUD $1,039.50 – Paper Application – Applying from within Australia (incl GST)

AUD $880.00 – Online Application – Applying from outside Australia (excl GST)

AUD $600.00 – Priority Processing Fee (available for online application only) – Applying from outside Australia (excl GST)

AUD $945.00 – Paper Application – Applying from outside Australia (excl GST)

Note: Priority Processing Fee is in addition to the full skills assessment fee

211111 ACTOR

Entertains by portraying roles in film, television, radio and stage productions. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

211112 DANCER OR CHOREOGRAPHER

Entertains by performing dances, or creates dance compositions. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

211113 ENTERTAINER OR VARIETY ARTIST

Entertains by performing a variety of acts using a mix of acting, singing, dance and movement skills. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

211199 ACTORS, DANCERS AND OTHER ENTERTAINERS NEC


This occupation group covers Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers not elsewhere classified. This occupation group requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

Visa Type Availability
Visa 186 No
Visa 187 Yes
Visa 189 No
Visa 190 No
Visa 491 No
Visa 482 No
Visa 407 No
Visa 485 No
Visa 494 Yes

Vetassess Group Information

Level of Qualification Field of Study Employment
Qualification/s assessed at AQF Bachelor degree or Australian higher degree level with a highly relevant major and a post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level completed in the last five years
Or
Qualification/s assessed at AQF Bachelor degree or Australian higher degree level with an additional qualification at least AQF Diploma level in a highly relevant field of study and at least two years of highly relevant employment to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment
Or
Qualification/s assessed at AQF Bachelor degree or Australian higher degree level with none of the above and at least three years of highly relevant employment to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment

Australian Citizenship