Our Skills Assessment for General Professional Occupations is for you if you are planning to migrate to Australia and your occupation is classed as a general professional occupation. If you haven't already determined how we categorise your occupation, check to see if it is a
general professional or trade occupation. Please note that we are unable to provide migration advice. For any queries related to visa options and points test, please contact The Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
View the list of General Professional Occupations assessed by VETASSESS (164KB pdf )
Applications may be lodged online or by post. Ensure you are familiar with the following information before commencing your application:
You'll be able to track the progress of an application once it has been lodged. If you've collected all the required documents you can proceed directly to the application process by following the link below.
Skills Assessment Support (SAS) is for migration agents and prospective applicants who are yet to submit their Skills Assessment application to VETASSESS. The new SAS service aims to provide tailored support to applicants/agents on how to submit a decision-ready application for general professional occupation with VETASSESS. Skill Assessment Support will be a choice of:
If you do not meet the requirements for your nominated occupation, you will be issued with a letter that states that you have not met the pre-migration skills assessment requirements. The letter will indicate the assessment components where your application did not meet the requirements.
If you disagree with the outcome, you should discuss your case with the assessor who will advise you on the options available for a reassessment where applicable.
VETASSESS has categorised its general occupations into groups A, B, C, D, E and F for assessment purposes according to the indicative skill level on ANZSCO.
For all visa types:
For all general enquiries correspondence via phone or email, VETASSESS can only provide information regarding our assessment process, and cannot tell you which visa is best for you, which state or territory list your occupation appears on, or whether you will meet the visa requirements.