Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa (subclass 489)

Australian Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa Overview

The Australian Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489) is a visa sponsored by state/territory for skilled workers. The applicants would need to have work experience or qualification relevant to the field that is lacking in workers in Australia. Spouses, unmarried partners and dependent children can accompany the main applicant. Please fill the skilled assessment form and find out if you could be accepted for the skilled regional provisional visa (subclass 489) program.


Some of the requirements for Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa are:

    • Be under the age of 45
    • Have relevant experience/qualifications in an occupation in demand in one or more state or territory
    • Be nominated by an Australian regional state or territory
    • Meet Australian health and character requirements
    • Score 60 under the points test
    • Meet the assessing authority requirements for qualifications and work experience as per the Australian standard of your occupation

Visa Details

If your Skilled Regional (subclass 489) Visa application has been accepted, you will be given a four-year visa. You can apply for permanent residency after living in Australia for two years and working for one year. You are required to visit Australia within a year to activate the visa, once this is done you would have up to 5 years to start living in Australia.

There are fees for the visa application, which may depend on your occupation. Processing time is approximately 6-10 months. The processing times are subject to change and can vary depending on the case. All the applicants need to provide the documents required. For more information please Fill an assessment form now or speak to one of our experts on +44 203 757 46 56