482 Checklist

For Employer Nominations

This document checklist is based on the Departments public guidelines and should be tailored to your specific circumstances by a professional. U Migrate Australia provides a tailored checklist via online portal to ensure your documents are relevant, necessary and secure.

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Employment Contract - signed and dated by both parties and either ongoing, or for the period requested in the SBS

Relevant contracts and payslips for Australian employees undertaking the same work in the same location

Any agreements or instrumenst that apply to the nominated position

Enterprise agreements that will apply to the nominated position

Enterprise agreements for staff performing the equivalent work with other employers

Similar job vacancy advertisements - duty statements

References to the Australian Bureau of Statistics survey of Employee Earnings and Hours

Evidence of Labour Market Testing (LMT)  from within the previous 4 - 6months

Receipts of any fees paid for job advertising

References to research published in the last four months relating to labour market trends generally and in relation to the nominated occupation (NOT PayScale)

Expressions of support from Commonwealth, state or territory government authorities with responsibility for employment matters

Details of the results of your recruitment attempts including details of any positions filled as a result.

Evidence of your nominee working for an associated entity in Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Chile, China, Japan, Korea or New Zealand

Genuine position statement to support and verify the nominated position exists and is what it purports to be

A duty statement that includes the responsibilities of the nominated position – note: duties should not just be 'copied and pasted' from ANZSCO;

A structure chart for the business including full names of current employees and details of any visa held, which indicates how the position fits into the business activities;

Evidence that the position existed in the business prior to lodgement of the nomination

If the position is newly created, whether there are any related plans for the expansion of the business

If the position is due to expansion, a business plan showing the expansion plan

Evidence showing calculations of the Australian Market Salary Rate (AMSR) for all employees in the business



Some of your original documents must be certified, then scanned and uploaded to the Department portal. You should provide your original documents along with a high quality, full colour hard copy to the person certifying your documents. Once certified, you should scan the certified copy with a flat-bed scanner - not a phone or camera - ensuring

  1. Single page documents are scanned into one (1) .pdf file;
  2. Multiple page documents are all scanned into one (1) .pdf file;
  3. All .pdf files are named appropriately to identify the content, for example: James birth certificate.

For our clients, you may send your original documents to U Migrate Australia for certification and we will return them, along with the certified hard copy and .pdf files. Please do not send us passports.

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If you're strugling to understand what you need, or if you don't have the required documents we can assist. U Migrate Australia will review your documentation to ensure it is compliant and provide samples to your admin or accountant to minimise exposing your private and confidential business information to Government Departments

U Migrate Australia updates this site regularly, and we make all efforts to ensure the information is current and accurate according to the Law at the time of publishing. Check the 'last updated' date to see if it is current (within 3 months).