Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visas

Introducing new Regional skilled provisional visas for Australia!

These visas commenced November 16, 2019.

  • Subclass 491 skilled regional visa
  • Subclass 494 sponsored regional visa

Subclass 491 Skilled regional visa: This is a points tested visa. It requires either state nomination, or sponsorship by an eligible family member who is settled in a designated regional area. The age limit for this visa is 45 and you must have a positive skills assessment and other criteria would also need to be met.

Subclass 494 Sponsored visa: has 9,000 places allocated per year. It requires employer sponsorship and the position would need to exist for at least 5 years. It has an age limit of 45, the applicant would need competent English, skilled employment experience of at least 3 years unless exempt, positive skills assessement and other criteria is also needed to make a successful application for this visa.

These visas for valid for 5 years and conditions will be imposed on visa holders (condition 8579) for example where you live, work, study will need to be in specified regional area codes. Visa holders can move between specified regional area codes. Regional areas include: Perth, Adelaide, Goldcoast, Sunshine coast, Geelong, lake macquarie, Newcastle, Hobart and Canberra.  Areas excluded are: Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Skilled Regional (Permanent) Pathway

The subclass 191 Skilled Regional Permanent visa: As these visa’s are quite new there is also a new pathway for Permanent Residency. The Department will be opening this to new applicants from November 2022. To meet requirements applicants must have held either 491 or 494 for at least 3 years, have complied with the conditions on that visa and have met minimum taxable income requirements.

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Australian Visa Report

We provide a detailed report on the most suitable Australian visa for you.

Phone Consultation Package

Visa Assessment, Visa information on most suitable visa option & Phone consultation.

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Our personal consultations take place in Killarney town centre, these appointments are strictly one to one sessions for 1 hour time slots.

Visa Review Package

This package is popular for visas such as: skilled visas, sponsored visas, partner visas, parent visas, family visas.

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Skilled Sponsored Visas

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General Skilled Migration Visas

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Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visas

Introducing new Regional skilled provisional visas for Australia! These visas commenced November 16, 2019.

Resident Return Visas

These visas let you undertake all of the activities that your original permanent visa let you undertake

Parent Visas

Family/Parent visas include the following: Contributory parent visas, Contributory aged parent visas...

Partner Visa

Are you in a relationship with an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or eligible New Zealander?

Child Visas

This visa is available to: dependent/adopted/orphaned children of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen.

New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship Visas

Work & Travel Temporary Visas

Are you ready to dive into some travelling?

Global Talent Visas (GTI)

The future of Australia will be defined by its ability to attract the best and the brightest minds in the world to move to Australia and create innovative jobs here.

Student Visas

Australia has some of the top universities in the world, if your main reason for going to Australia is studying, then you will need to apply for a student visa.