Skilled Worker › Regional Provisional Visa (489)
The Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subclass 489 Visa is a provisional visa which allows you to live and work in a regional area of Australia up to 4 years. To qualify for this visa, you would need to be sponsored by either a relative living in a designated regional area or a State or Territory Government.
You can either be in Australia or overseas when you apply for a subclass 189 Skilled Independent Visa. In order to lodge from within Australia, you would need to hold a substantive visa or a Bridging A, B or C Visa. Once you apply from within Australia, you would receive a Bridging Visa allowing you to remain in Australia during processing of your visa application.
How to Claim 5 Points from Partner’s Skill
In order to claim 5 points for partner skills, your partner provides evidence that he/she:
- Were under 50 years of age;
- Had at least competent English;
- Had nominated an occupation on the same skilled occupation list as your nominated occupation;
- Had been assessed by the relevant assessing authority as having suitable skills for the nominated occupation.
You will need to nominate your partner’s occupation from the same Skilled occupation list that you used for your nomination & assess your partner qualification from a relevant assessing authority. This means that if you have an occupation within the SOL, your partner also has to have an occupation within the SOL and not the CSOL.
Note: All applicants must ensure that they have no outstanding debts to the Australia government before this visa is granted to them.
Contact Mobile Migration Consultancy for details of Regional Provisional Visa (489).