494 Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional

The Skilled Employer Sponsored (Provisional) subclass 494 visa

** This visa will be introduced on 16 November 2019 and will supersede the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (Permanent) subclass 187 visa **

 

Who needs this visa?

This visa is for skilled applicants that wish to live and work in regional Australia for up to five years and does provide a permanent residency pathway. Applicants are required to have an employer in regional Australia to sponsor them.

Subclass 494 visa holders must live and work in a designated regional area of Australia for the duration of the visa (up to five years). The definition of regional Australia will be expanded and simplified to include all areas of Australia except the metropolitan areas of; Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Perth.

In order to be eligible for permanent residency (the new subclass 191 visa) the applicant must continue to live and work in regional Australia for at least three years before applying.

 

What are the application requirements?

Details are yet to be published.

 

What is the application process?

Details are yet to be be published.

 

How can Work Visa Lawyers help?

Work Visa Lawyers is highly experienced in all parts of the Employer Sponsored visa application process.

Our team of experienced Immigration Lawyers and Migration Agents look forward to assisting you with your Australian visa or appeal.

Based in Adelaide South Australia, we provide Australian Immigration advice to people and businesses from all over the world.

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