Several regions of Australia are experiencing a low-population & struggle to develop their region. As a solution, the Government associated to these regions is looking for talent from outside and nominates them for a PR visa through the Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa – (subclass 491) . On this visa, an eligible skilled professional can reside in Australia for a period of 5 years and apply for permanent residence after serving three years.
To apply for this visa, you must meet the following eligibility factors:
This visa permits you and your dependents to:
From November 16th 2019, the Subclass 491 visa – Skilled Worker Regional (Provisional) Visa will be replacing the 489 Subclass visa. Similar to the before selection process, the 491 subclass visa is point-based and skilled worker program.