Australian Education and Migration Services

Skilled Nominated Visa

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491)

The Skilled-Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) is for skilled workers and their families to live, work and study in specified regional areas in Australia for four years.

There are two pathways for this visa:

For family members who are included in your visa application (in either visa pathways), they must be a family member of the person who already holds this visa (subclass 489) or a provisional visa in subclass 475, 487, 495 or 496.


Invited Pathway

You might be eligible to apply for this visa if invited. When we sent your letter of invitation, you must also have:

Extended Stay Pathway

You can also apply for this visa if you hold a provisional visa in subclass 191

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