Australia Skilled Regional Visa Subclass 887

Overview- Apply for Australian Skilled Worker Visa for PR

One of the main goals of Australia immigration is to ensure skilled workers who live in the country are retained permanently in other to contribute to Australia's economic growth. The value of skilled workers to the economy in Australia and its workforce strength cannot be underestimated.

This Subclass 887 Visa gives permanent residency to individuals who have lived for the period of two years and worked for at least one year in specific areas of regional Australia.

Successful applicants of the Australia Skilled Regional Visa will receive a permanent resident Visa, allowing the applicant to apply for the visa and live in Australia for life, can get health coverage through Australia's health insurance scheme called Medicare, and sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for a skilled regional visa, applicants must:

  • Currently, reside in Australia
  • Must have lived for the period of two years and worked for at least one year in specific areas of regional Australia.
  • Must clear any outstanding debts before applying for this visa
  • Must be a holder of one of the below-listed visas:
    1. Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subclass 489
    2. Skilled Regional Sponsored Subclasses 475 and 487
    3. Skilled Designated Area Sponsored Subclass 496
    4. Skilled Independent Regional Subclass 495
    5. A Bridging visa givensince the candidate has made a valid application for a subclass 495 visa
  • For dependent applicants who are 18 years old and above, they must provide evidence of functional English

Table showing Regional or Low Population growth Areas in Australia

State or Territory Post Code Areas
South Australia All
Tasmania All
Northern Territory All
New South Wales 2311-2312
Queensland 4124-4125
Victoria 3211-3334
Western Australia 6041-6044


The following family members can be included in the application:

  • Partner
  • Your dependent child or partner's
  • Your dependent relative or your partner's

Benefits of Subclass 887 visa

  • Stay and work in Australia permanently
  • Study in Australia
  • Sponsor a relative for permanent residency
  • Have access to the Australian Medicare and enjoy expense paid healthcare
  • Apply for citizenship
  • Access to some social security payment

Processing Times

Skilled Regional visa Processing Times vary due to individual circumstances. They determine how fast the Australian immigration process applications irrespective of the time they were submitted.

Why Contact Opulentus?

Opulentus have been processing visa for quite a long time and know all the necessary information that you would need. Every single time, we have processed several Visa applications. Contact us today and see why we are the best.

Chat us up for your assessment test in order to test your eligibility to take up this Austalian Skilled Regional visa which will guarantee you coming to work and live in the nation. We are much available to assist all the way to secure your visa after passing the assessment.

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Opulentus services

  • Expert guidance on the complete process
  • Documentation (this defers from country to country)
  • Document checklist at every stage and help with requisites and choices after a copy of the signed service agreement has been received
  • Provision of documents samples
  • We also act as a correspondence on your behalf whenever there is a need for it.
  • Help you to fix interview date with the embassy
  • Post landing services

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