Regional Certifying Body

Regional Certifying Body

The Rural City of Wangaratta is the Regional Certifying Body (RCB) for:-

  • Rural City of Wangaratta
  • City of Wodonga
  • Benalla Rural City
  • Alpine Shire
  • Towong Shire
  • Mansfield Shire
  • Indigo Shire

The certification process applies to all 187 permanent visa nominations under the Direct Entry stream of the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS)

The purpose of the certification process is to ensure that:-

  • The vacancy is in Regional Victoria
  • There is a genuine need for the position in the business
  • The vacancy cannot be filled by an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • The terms and conditions of the position are no less favourable than those of a similar position in the business or in the same location

Contact details for the RCB are

See below for the RCB checklist and payment details.

Please note the checklist has been updated in December 2017, please download from here to ensure you have the current versions (V1.1)

PDFRegional Certifying Checklist (630 KB)

PDFRegional Certifying Advice (157 KB)

PDFSummary of Domestic Recruitment Efforts (152 KB)

Last Updated: 21-12-2017

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