Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa Subclass 491

Several regions of Australia that have a low-population & struggle to develop for this reason. As a solution, the Government associated to these regions looks for talent from outside and nominates them for a PR visa through the Skilled Regional Visa subclass 491. On this visa, an eligible skilled professional can reside in Australia for a period of 4 years and become permanent resident.

Skilled Regional Visa Subclass 491

Skilled Regional Visa Subclass 491

What are the prerequisites to apply for Skilled Regional Visa Subclass 491 visa?

To apply for this visa, you must meet the following eligibility factors:

  • Be under 45 years of age
  • Hold Bachelor’s degree as minimum qualification
  • Have minimum 3 years relevant work experience
  • Eligible score on Australia’s points based grid
  • Nominate an occupation from applicable Skilled Occupation list

For Family – Only the following members can be incorporated in your visa application:

  • Your partner
  • Your or your partner’s kid
  • Your or your partner’s relative

Skilled Regional Visa Subclass 491

Benefits of  Skilled Regional Visa Subclass 491 visa:

This visa permits you and your dependents to:

  • Study in a predefined local zone of Australia
  • Temporarily live and work in an assigned provincial territory of Australia
  • To travel all through Australia while the visa is valid
  • To apply for permanent residency after certain conditions have been met