Skilled Regional Provisional Visa (Subclass 489)

Skilled Regional Provisional Visa (Subclass 489)

This visa allows you to stay and work in regional or low population metropolitan areas of Australia for 4 years. This visa may lead to permanent residency should you satisfy the requirements of Subclass 887.

You need satisfy the following in order to be eligible to apply for this visa:

  • be nominated by state or territory government or be sponsored by a family member;
  • hold a subclass 475, 487, 495 or 496 visa (extended pathway)
  • have relevant occupation
  • have occupation assessed as suitable
  • meet the pass mark of 60;
  • be under 45 years of age;
  • have competent English.