Skilled Regional Visa

The subclass 491 visa is a Skilled Visa for Applicants that are sponsored by a State/Territory Government OR an eligible family member, and this visa provides a pathway to permanent residency providing the applicant meets some conditions (such as working and residing in the sponsoring state/territory for the first 3 years).


Applicants for this visa:

  • Must have recent work experience in the nominated occupation.
  • Must pass a skills assessment by a relevant skills assessment authority.
  • Can stay in Australia for up to 5 years.
  • Must live, work and study in a specified region of Australia.
  • Can travel to and from Australia as many times as required, while the visa is valid.
  • Can bring their immediate family members to Australia.

For more information please see the ‘Regional Visas’ tab on our website and thereafter to assess your eligibility please complete a General Enquiry

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In Australia call us at 08 9301 5905 or email