Acupuncturist ANZSCO – Australia Permanent Resident (PR) Visa

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

Eligible Visa

  • 190 – Skilled Nominated (subclass 190)
  • 407 – Training visa (subclass 407)
  • 489 – Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) – State or Territory nominated
  • 482 – Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) – Short Term Stream
  • 187 – Regional Sponsor Migration Scheme (subclass 187)
  • 494 – Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (provisional) (subclass 494) – Employer sponsored stream
  • 491 – Skilled Work Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491) State or Territory nominated

Tasks Include:

    • assessing patients to determine the nature of the disorder, illness, problem or need by questioning, examining and observing
    • developing and implementing treatment plans using applications such as acupuncture, homoeopathic and herbal medicine, and dance, drama, hypnotic and music therapies
    • evaluating and documenting patients’ progress through treatment plans
    • providing dietary and lifestyle advice and guidelines
    • prescribing natural medicines, such as herbal, mineral and animal extracts, to stimulate the body’s capacity for self-healing

Occupations:

252211 Acupuncturist
252212 Homoeopath
252213 Naturopath
252214 Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner
252215 Traditional Maori Health Practitioner
252299 Complementary Health Therapists NEC

acupuncturist ANZSCO

252211 ACUPUNCTURIST

Treats disorders and illnesses by stimulating the body’s defence mechanisms by inserting fine needles into the skin. Registration or licensing may be required.

252212 HOMOEOPATH

Treats the body’s immune and defence systems by assessing the whole person and using minute amounts of natural remedies made from substances such as plants, minerals and animal sources. Registration or licensing may be required.

252213 NATUROPATH

Treats internal health problems, metabolic disorders and imbalances through the treatment of the whole person using natural therapies. Registration or licensing may be required.

252214 TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE PRACTITIONER

Alternative Titles: Chinese Medicine Practitioner
Oriental Medicine Practitioner
Treats imbalances of energy flow through the body by assessing the whole person and using techniques and methods such as acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, massage, diet, exercise and breathing therapy. Registration or licensing may be required.

252215 TRADITIONAL MAORI HEALTH PRACTITIONER

Diagnoses assess and treat patients in accordance with Tikanga Maori (Maori culture and custom) and with the participation of whanau (family).

252299 COMPLEMENTARY HEALTH THERAPISTS NEC

This occupation group covers Complementary Health Therapists not elsewhere classified.

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Skill Assessment Information

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

State/Territory Sponsorship Information

190: Yes
491: Yes

Comments:
Provisional 491 visa only – 190 nomination offered to applicants under specific circumstances only (see 3.5)

Additional Comments:
Proficient English (or Proficient Plus overall)

Fees:
$200.00

Website:
http://www.migration.sa.gov.au/skilled-migrants/lists-of-state-nominated-occupations

State Comments:

Please click the link to see SA Requirements: https://migration.sa.gov.au/skilled-migrants/nomination-process/skilled-nomination-requirements

Designated Regional Area Postcodes for SA:

  • Cities and major regional centres: 5000 to 5171, 5173 to 5174, 5231 to 5235, 5240 to 5252, 5351 and 5950 to 5960
  • Regional centres and other regional areas: All postcodes in South Australia not mentioned in ‘Cities and major regional centres’ category above

190: Yes
491: No

Website:
https://www.migration.tas.gov.au/

Subclass 190: Category 1 – Tasmanian Graduate (2 years minimum study in Tasmania)

To be considered for this category you must meet all the following criteria.

  • Have completed and graduated from a CRICOS registered tertiary institution in Tasmania and met the Australian study requirement through study in Tasmania.
  • Have lived in the state for at least 2 years and during your period of study prior to applying for visa state nomination
  • You and your dependents must currently be living in TAS and can provide evidence of genuine commitment to continue living in TAS
  • Have lived in the state during your period of study (evidence of this needs to be provided).

** For applicants who enrolled in a Tasmanian tertiary institution prior to 31 July 2017, to be considered for this category, you must meet the following criteria:

  • completed and graduated from a CRICOS registered tertiary institution in Tasmania. The course is undertaken:
    • must be either a degree (a bachelor or any higher degree), a diploma, an advanced diploma, or a trade qualification (minimum Cert III level for a skilled occupation in Major Group 3 in ANZSCO)
    • must have a minimum duration of one academic year (40 weeks)
    • must be full-time and on-site in Tasmania
    • you have lived in the state for at least 1 year during your period of study
    • you and your dependents are currently living in Tasmania and can provide evidence of your ongoing genuine commitment

Please refer to the Document Checklist tab for further information on providing evidence to support your application.

Subclass 491: Category 1 – Tasmanian graduate

To be considered for this category, you must meet all of the following criteria.

  • You must have completed and graduated from a CRICOS registered tertiary institution in Tasmania. The course is undertaken:
    • must be either a degree (a bachelor or any higher degree), a diploma, an advanced diploma, or a trade qualification (minimum Cert III level for a skilled occupation in Major Group 3 in ANZSCO)
    • must have a minimum duration of one academic year (40 weeks).
    • must be full time and on-site in Tasmania
  • you have lived in the state for at least 1 year during your period of study
  • you and your dependents are currently living in Tasmania and can provide evidence of your ongoing genuine commitment

Please refer to the Document Checklist tab for further information on providing evidence to support your application.

Designated Regional Area Postcodes for TAS

  • Cities and major regional centres: 7000, 7004 to 7026, 7030 to 7109, 7140 to 7151 and 7170 to 7177
  • Regional centres and other regional areas: All postcodes in Tasmania not mentioned in ‘Cities and major regional centres’ category above

190: Yes
491: Yes

Website:
https://www.migration.tas.gov.au/skilled_migrants

Subclass 190: Category 3 – Overseas applicant (job offer)

To be considered for this category, you must be living overseas and meet all of the following criteria.

  • You must have received a formal job offer for a job that is based in Tasmania that is in your nominated occupation.
  • You or any of your dependants have not lived in another Australian state or territory within the last twelve months.
  • You will need to be able to provide evidence of your employment claims (see Document Checklist for more details).
    • Your employer must have been actively operating their business in Tasmania for the past 12 months. There needs to be a genuine need for your position within the business. This may be satisfied if there is:
      • an existing, current and genuine need for your position within the business
      • an ongoing need for your position and the capacity for the business to sustain the nominated position.

Subclass 489: Category 3B – Overseas applicant (Job offer)

To be considered for this category, you must be living overseas and meet all of the following criteria.

  • Have received a formal job offer for a job that is based in Tasmania that is in your nominated occupation
  • You or any of your dependents have not lived in another Australian state or territory within the last twelve months
  • The employer offering you employment must have been actively operating their business in Tasmania for the past 12 months
  • There needs to be a genuine need for your position within the business. This may be satisfied if there is:
    • an existing, current and genuine need for your position within the business
    • an ongoing need for your position and the capacity for the business to sustain the nominated position.

Restrictions or Conditions May Apply to State/Territory Sponsorship – please check with relevant State/Territory for clarification.

Designated Regional Area Postcodes for TAS

  • Cities and major regional centres: 7000, 7004 to 7026, 7030 to 7109, 7140 to 7151 and 7170 to 7177
  • Regional centres and other regional areas: All postcodes in Tasmania not mentioned in ‘Cities and major regional centres’ category above

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