WA visa 190/491 occupation list

WA State Nominated Migration OPENS 4 January 2021

WA State Nominated Migration OPENS 4 January 2021

The Western Australian State nomination criteria have been revised inline with State health and economic recovery prioirties. The changes to the criteria are as follows.

  • Intending applicants must be currently residing in Australia to be invited and nominated.
  • Intending applications subject to a section 48 bar, are not eligible for State nomination.
  • If you are applying through the Graduate stream and due to COVID-19 you completed some of your Western Australian studies online (either onshore or offshore), you are now able to use this study toward the Western Australian study requirement.

West Australian Nominated occupation

  • Western Australian skilled migration occupation list (WASMOL)
  • or Graduate occupation list (GOL)

may be eligible for Western Australian State nomination using one of the following visa subclasses:

The WASMOL is available to applicants who intend to use the general stream.
The GOL is available for applicants who intend to use the graduate stream.
To determine your eligibility to apply, consult the Criteria for State nomination.

Notes on using the occupation lists

Occupations may have the following status.

  • Available: occupation is available for nominations invitations.
  • Under review: occupation is under review and invitations to apply for State nomination will be limited pending the outcome of the review.
  • Closed: occupation is closed for invitations.

Check that your occupation is available and eligible for your intended visa subclass. Occupations may become unavailable without notice.

Regional WA only

Candidates nominating for occupations that are designated ‘Regional Western Australia only’ in the General or Graduate stream must provide evidence of a job offer/contract of employment in a location defined by the Commonwealth as Category 3 – Regional Centres and Other Regional Areas (not Perth and Mandurah).

These include the following areas by postcodes:

6041 to 6044, 6084, 6207, 6213, 6215 to 6537, and 6560 to 6770.

Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List​

The WASMOL is available to applicants who intend to use the general stream.

ANZSCO code Skilled occupation Eligible visas Regional WA only Status
*190 visa **491 visa
252711 Audiologist Y Y Y Available
253316 Gastroenterologist Y Y Available
253111 General Practitioner Y Y Y Available
254111 Midwife Y Y Y Available
253513 Neurosurgeon Y Y Available
253913 Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Y Y Available
251213 Nuclear Medicine Technologist Y Y Available
251412 Orthoptist Y Y Available
253515 Otorhinolaryngologist Y Y Available
234914 Physicist*** Y Y Available
253411 Psychiatrist Y Y Available
253918 Radiation Oncologist Y Y Available
254413 Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) Y Y Y Available
254414 Registered Nurse (Community Health) Y Y Y Available
254415 Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) Y Y Y Available
254422 Registered Nurse (Mental Health) Y Y Y Available
254423 Registered Nurse (Perioperative) Y Y Y Available
253323 Rheumatologist Y Y Available
251214 Sonographer Y Y Available
253521 Vascular Surgeon Y Y Available

Graduate Occupation List

The GOL is available for applicants who intend to use the graduate stream.

ANZSCO code Skilled occupation Eligible visas Regional WA only Status
*190 visa **491 visa
221111 Accountant (General) Y Y Closed
231111 Aeroplane Pilot Y Closed
233911 Aeronautical Engineer Y Y Available
234111 Agricultural Consultant Y Y Available
233912 Agricultural Engineer Y Y Available
234112 Agricultural Scientist Y Y Available
311111 Agricultural Technician Y Available
311211 Anaesthetic Technician Y Y Available
232111 Architect Y Y Closed
252711 Audiologist Y Y Available
351111 Baker Y Y Closed
271111 Barrister Y Y Closed
121312 Beef Cattle Farmer Y Available
233913 Biomedical Engineer Y Y Available
234514 Biotechnologist Y Y Available
312113 Building Inspector Y Y Available
141111 Café or Restaurant Manager Y Y Available
351311 Chef Y Y Available
233111 Chemical Engineer Y Y Available
234211 Chemist Y Y Available
233211 Civil Engineer Y Y Available
312211 Civil Engineering Draftsperson Y Y Available
312212 Civil Engineering Technician Y Y Available
272311 Clinical Psychologist Y Y Available
222111 Commodities Trader Y Y Closed
411711 Community Worker Y Y Available
263111 Computer Network and Systems Engineer Y Y Available
149311 Conference and Event Organiser Y Y Available
133111 Construction Project Manager Y Y Available
121313 Dairy Cattle Farmer Y Available
252311 Dental Specialist Y Y Available
261312 Developer Programmer Y Y Available
411712 Disabilities Service Officer Y Y Available
334113 Drainer Y Y Closed
272112 Drug and Alcohol Counsellor Y Y Available
241111 Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher Y Y Closed
272312 Educational Psychologist Y Y Closed
233311 Electrical Engineer Y Y Available
312311 Electrical Engineering Draftsperson Y Y Available
312312 Electrical Engineering Technician Y Y Available
342315 Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class) Y Y Available
233411 Electronics Engineer Y Y Available
441211 Emergency Service Worker Y Available
133211 Engineering Manager Y Y Available
233915 Environmental Engineer Y Y Available
251311 Environmental Health Officer Y Available
139912 Environmental Manager Y Y Available
322113 Farrier Y Y Available
222112 Finance Broker Y Y Closed
222199 Financial Brokers (NEC) Y Y Closed
222299 Financial Dealers (NEC) Y Y Closed
222311 Financial Investment Adviser Y Y Closed
222312 Financial Investment Manager Y Y Closed
132211 Finance Manager Y Y Available
222211 Financial Market Dealer Y Y Closed
231113 Flying Instructor Y Closed
451399 Funeral Workers (NEC) Y Available
234411 Geologist Y Y Available
234412 Geophysicist Y Y Available
233212 Geotechnical Engineer Y Y Available
121214 Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus)/Field Crop Grower (NZ) Y Available
231114 Helicopter Pilot Y Closed
251511 Hospital Pharmacist Y Y Y Available
361112 Horse Trainer Y Y Closed
141311 Hotel or Motel Manager Y Y Available
132311 Human Resource Manager Y Y Available
234413 Hydrogeologist Y Y Available
135112 ICT Project Manager Y Y Available
262112 ICT Security Specialist Y Y Available
233511 Industrial Engineer Y Y Available
251512 Industrial Pharmacist Y Y Available
222113 Insurance Broker Y Y Closed
272412 Interpreter Y Y Available
312911 Maintenance Planner Y Closed
221112 Management Accountant Y Y Closed
233112 Materials Engineer Y Y Available
311312 Meat Inspector Y Y Available
233512 Mechanical Engineer Y Y Available
134211 Medical Administrator Y Available
234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist Y Y Available
251212 Medical Radiation Therapist Y Y Available
311299 Medical Technicians (NEC) Y Y Available
234912 Metallurgist Y Y Available
312913 Mine Deputy Y Y Available
233611 Mining Engineer (excluding petroleum) Y Y Available
121411 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer Y Available
121216 Mixed Crop Farmer Y Available
121317 Mixed Livestock Farmer Y Available
233916 Naval Architect Y Y Available
263112 Network Administrator Y Y Available
263113 Network Analyst Y Y Available
251213 Nuclear Medicine Technologist Y Y Available
251312 Occupational Health and Safety Advisor Y Y Closed
311214 Operating Theatre Technician Y Available
251411 Optometrist Y Y Available
251412 Orthoptist Y Y Available
251912 Orthotist or Prosthetist Y Y Available
252112 Osteopath Y Y Available
233612 Petroleum Engineer Y Y Available
311215 Pharmacy Technician Y Y Available
252611 Podiatrist Y Y Available
241213 Primary School Teacher Y Y Closed
233513 Production or Plant Engineer Y Y Available
133112 Project Builder Y Available
272399 Psychologists (NEC) Y Y Available
233213 Quantity Surveyor Y Y Available
272114 Rehabilitation Counsellor Y Y Available
132511 Research and Development Manager Y Y Available
253112 Resident Medical Officer Y Y Available
411715 Residential Care Officer Y Y Available
251513 Retail Pharmacist Y Y Available
134311 School Principal Y Y Closed
241411 Secondary School Teacher Y Y Closed
121322 Sheep Farmer Y Available
231213 Ship’s Master Y Available
272511 Social Worker Y Y Available
261313 Software Engineer Y Y Available
271311 Solicitor Y Y Closed
241511 Special Needs Teacher Y Y Closed
222213 Stockbroking Dealer Y Y Closed
233214 Structural Engineer Y Y Available
133611 Supply and Distribution Manager Y Y Available
232212 Surveyor Y Y Available
221113 Taxation Accountant Y Y Closed
241512 Teacher of the Hearing Impaired Y Y Closed
241513 Teacher of the Sight Impaired Y Y Closed
263311 Telecommunications Engineer Y Y Available
342413 Telecommunications Linesworker Y Y Available
263312 Telecommunications Network Engineer Y Y Available
272413 Translator Y Available
233215 Transport Engineer Y Y Available
232611 Urban and Regional Planner Y Y Closed
234711 Veterinarian Y Y Available
361311 Veterinary Nurse Y Y Available
242211 Vocational Education Teacher Y Closed
272613 Welfare Worker Y Y Closed
411716 Youth Worker Y Y Closed

West Australian Occupation Note:

*     190 – State Nominated visa (subclass 190)

**    491 – Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491)

***   For the purposes of Western Australian State nomination, only applicants with the specialisation of Medical Physicist are eligible. Any evidence required as part of your application must relate to this specialisation.


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