Skilled Regional Provisional Subclass 489 is a 4 years duration visa which lets visa holders live and work in the regional area of Australia in order to obtain Australian permanent citizenship. In order to acquire this visa, you have to be a sponsor by a relative living in a good designated area.

In the nearer future, it is said that this visa will soon be called a new subclass 491 skilled work regional visa.

If you in any way thinking to apply for visa subclass 489, you have to first apply for an expression of interest through the skill select process. You have to first ensure that the occupation listed by state or territory government is your skill. 

If you secure sponsorship from an eligible relative and are able to acquire the basic requirements for this visa, you will receive an invitation from the government.

489 visa conditions for applying for this visa -

  • Invited by the state or territory government.

  • Your age has to be less than 45 years for acquiring this visa.

  • The occupation you are nominated for having to match your skills and qualifications.

  • You must have good fluency in the English language.

  • It is compulsory for you to score 60 points in the point test.

  • You must meet the health and character requirement.

Australian skilled nomination provisional visa subclass 489 application process

Stage 1- The first step before thinking about applying this visa is completing your skill assessment with the relevant government body. It all involves the department of immigration and border protection to see whether you have the skill to apply for the occupation test.

Stage 2- Once you receive a green flag for the skill assessment test, you need to submit an expression of interest through skill select. After this, you have to also apply for state sponsorship with an Australian state/ territory. This will ensure that you meet the sponsorship criteria and the work experience for the listed state migration plans.

Stage 3- Once your invitation has been issued, you have to continue with your final step that is the DIBP stage of the application. Submit your final application and it will be approved by the DIBP government. After the application is submitted with all the details correct, the visa will be ready to lodge.

If you are in any way want guidance for applying for a visa or thinking to hire Registered Migration Agent Perth then go for that. They will make your visa application process even more smooth.

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