For migration to Australia, there are established criteria for the level of qualifications, training, and work experience required for a senior-level manager. The Australian Institute of Management is the approved professional assessing authority for persons seeking to apply for Skilled Migration as Senior Managers, within the Australian and New Zealand Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) codes listed below.

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For General Skilled Migration skills assessment - Employer Nomination, and State or Territory Nomination:

If you are not a senior level manager, please see the Australian Government's Skilled Occupation List (SOL), and the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL) for a comprehensive guide to ANZSCO position codes and other assessing authorities.

In addition to providing assessment of senior management skills for the purpose of migration to Australia, AIM assesses qualifications for the Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485)

Please Note: AIM Skilled Migration is introducing 2 new additional fees, effective 1 June 2016:

  • Reassessment Fee – Review of assessment outcome: $AUD300.00 (+ GST if applicable).
  • Express Assessment Fee – $AUD200.00 (+ GST if applicable). This is in addition to the current application fee of $AUD550.00 (+ GST if applicable). The total Express Assessment Fee is therefore $AUD750.00 (+ GST if applicable) and the assessment will be completed within 4 (four) weeks. If further information is required, AIM is then unable to provide a timeframe for assessment completion.

Please note that the application form has been updated and comes into effect 1 June 2016.

Steps for submitting an application

  1. Read the Criteria for a Manager for the Purpose of Migration for the above positions. If you believe you meet these criteria, please proceed to the next step.
  2. Complete an Application for Management Skills Assessment [PDF; 72Kb] ensuring you provide all of the required personal details and supporting documentation. Take time to fully complete the form, as incomplete applications cannot be processed. A non-refundable application fee of AUD$550 (ex GST) is required upon submission. Please note that the application form has been updated and comes into effect 1 June 2016.
  3. Submit your application by following the instructions included in the document.


If you have any questions:

  1. Refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
  2. If your query is still not addressed, you can email or call +61 7 3227 4874.