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Steps for migration agents to complete a skills assessment

1. If you are submitting work experience on behalf of your client for assessment and reporting purposes, please arrange to have verification of relevant overseas nursing registration* emailed to ANMAC cannot report on work experience if evidence of registration has not been received. Please note, you are not required to arrange for registration verification to be sent by Ahpra. ANMAC will verify your Australian registration internally. 

Verification of registration should be emailed or posted directly to ANMAC from the relevant authority. Where email is unavailable the relevant authority can post the verification directly to: 

Skilled Migration Services
GPO Box 400
Canberra City  ACT  2601

Please note, ANMAC will not accept emails that are sent from free web-based email accounts. Emails sent from other addresses will be accepted at the discretion of the assessor.

*To avoid delay, we recommend you request this prior to applying online. 

2. Determine what type of skills assessment your client is eligible for:

  • Modified Skills Assessment – holds current registration as a nurse or midwife in Australia or New Zealand
  • Full Skills Assessment – Registered nurses who have completed a minimum bachelor level qualification from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, the Unites States or Hong Kong (and hold current registration) OR registered midwives who have completed a minimum bachelor level qualification from the Unites States, United Kingdom or Ireland (and hold current registration).  
  • Modified PLUS Skills Assessment – holds a current letter of ‘Notice of in principle approval of registration subject to proof of identity from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra)

3. Collect and scan the following original supporting documents provided by your client (requirements for scanned copies):

All Applicants

  • Agent declaration signed by both migration agent/lawyer and applicant.
  • Proof of identity
    • bio-statistical page(s) of passport
    • change of name documents (marriage certificate, decree nisi, deed poll)
    • an official passport-sized, quality photograph.
  • Graduation certificate and transcript, include commencement and completion dates.
  • Professional references (200 KB) to support your clients work as a paid nurse or midwife. 

Modified PLUS only

  • Current 'Notice of in-principle registration subject to proof of identity' from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra). 

Full Applicants only

  • English language test results - include the test number and date of completion. 
  • Transcripts of training, including commencement and completion dates, as well as theory and practice hours.  If the university cannot provide this information, ANMAC will accept a copy of the syllabus. 

4. Create a new account on the login page using your clients email address. You can only apply once using the same email address. Please use a different email address for multiple applications.

5. Complete the skills assessment application relevant to your client by:

  • completing the online form (completing the migration agent section in this form will make you the primary contact for the skills assessment)
  • processing your credit card payment
  • uploading the supporting documents.

You will receive an email from ANMAC confirming receipt of the application and payment.

  • If you do not receive this email within 24 hours of submitting the application or are having difficulty uploading supporting documentation, please contact us
  • To avoid account deletion you will need to submit the application and pay for the assessment within one month of creating your account.

Once you have completed your online application and made a successful payment you can upload your documents by going to the my account section in the ANMAC portal.

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