Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491)

This visa allows skilled workers to live and work in regional or low-population growth metropolitan areas of Australia for up to Five years.

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa - Main applicant

This is a provisional visa. It is for skilled workers who want to live and work in regional Australia 

stay in Australia for 5 years

live, work and study in a designated regional area of Australia

travel to and from Australia as many times as you want, while the visa is valid

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa – Subsequent entrant

This visa is for a member of the family unit of someone who holds a Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491)

be one of the members of the family unit, of a subclass 491 visa holder.

Basic Eligibility

You must: nominated to apply by a state or territory government agency, or an eligible relative must sponsor you

2.have an occupation on a relevant skilled occupation list

3.have a suitable skills assessment for the occupation

be invited to apply

4.satisfy the points test