Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489)

This visa includes nomination from the Australian authorities, the state or the territory as well sponsorship by an eligible relative living in a designated area in Australia. This type of Visa is valid for up to 4 years with the applicant living for two years and working for at least twelve months in a Specified Regional Area of Australia. Eligibility is same as per the other Visa Sub Classes.

The following entitlements include

  • Temporary living and working applicable in a designated regional area in Australia
  • Studying benefit available in a specified regional area of Australia
  • One can travel in and out of Australia according to the visa’s validity
  • Also for permanent residence, one can apply through the Skilled Regional (Residence) visa (subclass 887) after meeting certain conditions and…

others to be added when you arrive in Australia.