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Immigration skills assessment for mariners

How to find out about maritime skilled migration to Australia.

The Australian Government introduced reforms for skilled migration. The most recent update to the combined list of eligible skilled occupations occurred on 11 December 2019. The Department of Home Affairs has made changes to the lists of eligible skilled occupations

As per the most recent update to the combined list of eligible skilled occupations in December 2019, AMSA is the nominated Assessing Authority for Ship’s Master ANZSCO code 231213,  Ship's Engineer ANZSCO code 231212 and Ship's Officer ANZSCO code 231214.

Referring to this combined list of eligible skilled occupations, AMSA can assess immigration applications for holders of overseas STCW Engineer Officer and Deck Officer Certificates of competency. 

A successful immigration skills assessment by us is no guarantee that a visa will be issued by the Department of Home Affairs.

We cannot discuss the outcome of a visa application. This a matter between you and the Department of Home Affairs.

Related information

To assess your overseas certificate use this form: application for an assessment of overseas qualifications for the purpose of a migration application (form 12)

Last updated: 

Thursday 23 January 2020