Australia Skilled Regional Provisional Visa Subclass 489 Visa


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This Australia Skilled Regional Visa gives permanent residency to individuals who have lived for a period of two years and worked full-time for at least one year in regional or low population growth arrears in Australia.

Successful applicants of the Australia Skilled Regional Visa will receive a temporary resident Visa, allowing the applicant to apply for permanent residency, and work in the country, allowing dependents and family members to work and study, but only in a Specified Regional Area of Australia.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for a Subclass 489 Visa, applicants must:
  • Be nominated by a state or regional government or be sponsored by an eligible relative.
  • Be invited to apply
  • submit an Expression of Interest
  • Have a positive and legal skills assessment for their nominated occupation
  • Pass a Competent English language proficiency test
  • Have a minimum of 65 points on the points test conducted by the relevant assessing authority
  • Live in the sponsoring region or state for a minimum of 2 years once the visa has been issued.
  • Meet the health and character requirements.

Program Details

How to Apply for Subclass 489 Visas
  • Applicants should ensure that they meet the important requirements set by the Department of Home Affairs.
  • Applicants should ensure that they meet the nomination requirements set by the Regional Government
  • Register your interest in skilled migration by lodging an expression of interest.
  • Applicants should ensure that you have prepared all the required documents before they apply.
  • Applicants should then apply for a nomination from their preferred state through the Home Affairs website.
  • If the State Government nominates you, applicants will receive a notice of their application and an invite to apply for their Subclass 489 Visa. Applicants will then be eligible to submit their application for their visa with the Department of Home Affairs.

Application Costing

Visa Charges

The fees for the Australia Skilled Regional Visa can be broken down below:

  • Subclass 489 visa fee: 3755 AUD
  • Other applicant charges 18 years and above: 1875 AUD
  • Other applicant charges 18 years or less: $940
  • Additional fees also include Opulentus consultancy fee

If you need more information on the on how to apply for the Australia Skilled Regional Visa via Registered Migration Agents and want to know your chances then contact us today.

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  • Documentation (this defers from country to country)
  • Checklist of Document stage-wise and help with requisites and choices after the signed copy of service agreement has been received
  • Provision of documents samples
  • We also correspond with the department on your behalf whenever there is a need for it
  • Support you in scheduling interview date with the embassy
  • Mock visa interviews

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