The WA State Migration Center has re-opened the application portal for new applications requiring RCB certification for Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme subclass 187 visas. Many employers and visa applicants will be disappointed to learn that Perth has been removed from the list. Employers based in the following regions can continue to apply for RCB approval:
- Great Southern;
- Mid West;
- South West; and
All applications received before suspension of the program on 13 March 2017 will be processed according to the RSMS guidelines in place at the time of application, including for the Perth region.