Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List  (PMSOL)

To support Australian’s economy, recover during the Covid-19 pandemic event, the Department has related the PMSOL list.  It is a temporary list with almost 17 occupations. All the other skilled occupations lists are active, but the PMSOL occupations will take priority.

The 17 occupations (ANZSCO code) are:

  • Chief Executive or Managing Director (111111)
  • Construction Project Manager (133111)
  • Mechanical Engineer (233512)
  • General Practitioner (253111)
  • Resident Medical Officer (253112)
  • Psychiatrist (253411)
  • Medical Practitioner nec (253999)
  • Midwife (254111)
  • Registered Nurse (Aged Care) (254412)
  • Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) (254415)
  • Registered Nurse (Medical) (254418)
  • Registered Nurse (Mental Health) (254422)
  • Registered Nurse (Perioperative) (254423)
  • Registered Nurses nec (254499)
  • Developer Programmer (261312)
  • Software Engineer (261313)
  • Maintenance Planner (312911)
  • Social Worker (272511)

The PMSOL list is currently applicable for the following visas:

  • Temporary Skills Shortage Visa (Subclass 482)
  • Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) Visa  (Subclass 494)
  • Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) visa (subclass 186)
  • Regional Sponsored migration Scheme (RSMS) visa (Subclass 187)


- Published on Sep 2020

Updated on Nov 2020