Skilled Regional Provisional Visa 489 is not a Permanent Resident Visa but a temporary visa that is issued after you get a nomination from either state/ territory or a relative living in Australia as a Permanent Resident or a Citizen.
This visa comes with a validity of 4 years.
Step by step processing time for visa sub-class 489:
Step 1: Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) in DIBP's SkillSelect.
Step 2: Apply to the place of your interest (state/territory) in Australia for nomination and wait for the outcome.
Step 3: After getting a positive skill assessment, you need to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) through SkillSelect.
Step 4: Once you have been granted an Invitation to apply (ITA) for further application, you can continue to the DIBP stage of the application.
These are the general guidelines and procedure for Australia PR Visa. To get a detailed view in this regard, we suggest you to contact our panel of experts and avail a FREE first consultation over phone.
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