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To become a PALM scheme employer, your entity or business must satisfy a series of checks to ensure that you are reputable, financially sound and able to fulfil the requirements of the scheme.

Once you have checked your eligibility, complete the application form to become an employer under the PALM scheme.

Once all your documentation has been provided it will take 6-8 weeks to process your application.

Need help with your application?

You can read the full form here to check what information you need to gather (noting you can only submit your application via the online form): Application form – reference only [PDF 616 KB] | Application form – reference only [DOCX 148 KB].

If you need advice or have questions about the application process, please call the SWP information line on (+61 2 6240 5234) or email ( You can also call the Pacific Labour Facility (PLF) on (+61 7 3557 7750) or email (