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Complete the Pilbara DAMA Request for Endorsement Form

Complete the Pilbara DAMA Request for Endorsement Form and work through the requirements.

You can download a PDF version of the form here.

There is a lot of information and supporting documentation that is required to be submitted to the Department of Home Affairs. Please use this checklist to ensure you have all of the information required.  Please ensure that you read all of the requirements, especially the type of advertising required for the labour market testing - Checklist

** Ensure that all of the information required is completed in the form.  If the form is incomplete, or supporting information is not provided, it may delay the processing of your application.


Complete and lodge your application form by emailing to, with required evidence.  Once received you will be invoiced by RDA Pilbara for the number of nominations (positions) you are requesting. Assessment will not commence until RDA Pilbara has received your payment of the application fee.


Application Assessment


RDA Pilbara will assess your application for endorsement and provide initial feedback where required within 5 business days of the date of lodgement.

Your application for endorsement will be valid for three months from the date of lodgement, to enable time for the provision of additional information to us, where requested.

If the business is endorsed by RDA Pilbara, you will receive confirmation by email that the application was successful.

If your application is unsuccessful, you will also be advised.

Your Business Endorsement under the Pilbara DAMA is valid for a period of 12 months.


Request for Labour Agreement Lodged by Employer

RDA Pilbara will provide you with an online application guide (from the Department of Home Affairs) which will guide you through the online DAMA labour agreement request process. This guide provides very specific instructions and assistance with the overall process for lodging a request through ImmiAccount.

There is no charge to lodge a Request for Labour Agreement with the Department of Home Affairs. The Department of Home Affairs will contact you if they:

  1. Require more information;

  2. To notify your business of the labour agreement request outcome.

Once your Labour Agreement has been approved, your business has 12 months to nominate a skilled worker.

The Department of Home Affairs will provide you with additional information on how to lodge your visa nomination/s.

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