Registered health professional—visa type, code AANNN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Visa type - health professional
METeOR identifier:381681
Registration status:Health, Standard 10/12/2009
Definition:

The category of visa (or travel authority) granted by Australia for foreign nationals (excluding New Zealand citizens) who are registered as health professionals in Australia, to travel to, enter and remain in Australia, as represented by a code. 

Data Element Concept:Registered health professional—visa type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:AANNN
Maximum character length:5

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Includes all 2-digit alphabetical classes and 3-digit numeric sub-classes as described in the Migration Regulations 1994 of the Migration Act 1958.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Further information regarding visas can be obtained from the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship or visit their website www.immi.gov.au
Reference documents:

The Migration Regulations 1994 of the Migration Act 1958.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

A visa (or travel authority) is permission or authority granted by Australia for foreign nationals to travel to, enter and remain in Australia. Immigration law requires all travellers who are not Australian citizens to obtain authority, in the form of a visa or travel authority, to travel to, and stay in Australia.

A temporary visa is the permission or authority granted by the Australian government for foreign nationals to travel to and enter Australia, and stay up to a specified period of time.

A permanent visa is the permission or authority granted by the Australian government for foreign nationals to live in Australia permanently.

All applicants must meet the English language requirements based on their nominated occupation.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Further information regarding visas can be obtained from the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship or visit their website www.immi.gov.au
Reference documents:Registered Health labour force NMDS 2010-2011

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