Assessment for Skilled Migration in Australia

Occupational therapists wanting to apply for skilled migration in the category of:

ANZSCO 252411 – Occupational Therapy

are required to undertake an assessment in compliance with the OTC requirements.

The Stage 1 desktop assessment is for both Australian qualified practitioners and internationally qualified practitioners.  Australian-trained practitioners with a qualification suitable for registration purposes do not need to do the Stage 2 period of supervised practice or the cultural training.

The Stage 1 — Desktop assessment – explanatory notes relating to this process, together with the application form can be found in the “Forms – Stage 1” section of our website.

On completion of the Stage 1 desktop assessment, the occupational therapist will be advised in writing of the suitability of qualifications for the purpose of applying for skilled migration. A certified copy of this assessment letter should be provided with your application for migration purposes to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

The Stage 1 desktop assessment can take up to four weeks from the date the OTC receives a completed application.

The cost for the Stage 1 desktop assessment for Australian qualified practitioners is A$1200.00.

Please see the Schedule of Fees and Visa-payment-form for details.