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Queensland - SIR

Queensland's position on the SIR visa

Skilled Independent Regional (Provisional) Visa - Queensland criteria

The Queensland Government is participating in the new Skilled Independent (Regional) visa and may provide sponsorship to qualifying applicants.

Details of the SIR visa can be found here

Queensland Sponsorship Guidelines

The Queensland Government encourages migrants with skills in demand to take advantage of the Skilled Independent Regional (SIR) visa and migrate to Queensland to contribute to the State's economy and share in the Smart State's future.

These are the occupations Queensland will sponsor:

Occupations

Accountant
Architects
Auto Electricians
Automotive Trades
Bakers
Banking/Financial Services/Advice
Boiler Makers
Bricklayers
Building Inspectors
Building Trades
Carpenters
Chefs
Community Health/Development Workers
Construction Trades
Dentist
Dental Technician
Diesel Fitters
Draft Personnel
Electricians
Electrical Mechanic
Electronic Technicians
Engineer - Civil
Engineer - Structural
Engineers
Environmental Health
Financial Planners
Fitter and Turner
Gas Fitters
Hairdressers
Health Care Workers
Insurance Agents
Human Resource Manager
IT Specialists
Lawyers
Mechanics
Medical Technologist
Motor Mechanics
Nurse
Panel Beater
Physiotherapists
Plumbers
Podiatrists
Human Resource Managers and Industrial Relations
Property Valuers
Optometrists
Refrigeration Mechanic
Registered Nurses
Senior Academic Staff
Sheet Metal Workers
Social Workers
Solicitors
Spraypainter
Surveyors
Teachers
Tilers
Town Planners
Tradespersons
Veterinary Surgeon
Welders


How to apply in Queensland for a SIR (provisional) visa
  • Step 1 - ensure that you meet the basic SIR criteria and that you score at least 100 points on the general skilled migration points test
  • Step 2 - Your occupation must be on the list above
  • Step 3 - You must intend taking up residence in a designated regional area in Queensland
  • Step 4 - BCIS will now discuss your case with the QLD government (this step is a requirement)
  • Step 5 - You now have to obtain the endorsement of the local officers in the area you intend to migrate to in Queensland
  • Step 6 - You are required to present an approved occupations assessment
  • Step 7 - Your approved occ assessment, together the endorsement of the local authority (step 5) is now sent to the state for consideration of your SIR application
  • Step 8 - If your SIR application is approved by the Queensland state government, you now proceed with your visa application

BCIS will manage all the step for you from 1 through 8, and beyond.

If not registered with BCIS yet, do so now

 

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