The Skilled Regional Provisional Visa Subclass 489 is a point-based four year provisional visa that allows an applicant to live and work in a regional or low-population growth metropolitan areas of Australia to obtain Permanent Residence. However, to apply for Subclass 489, you must have your occupation listed on Australia’s occupational demand list and also need to get a nomination from Australian State/Territory or sponsorship from a relative living in a designated area of Australia.
An applicant who is interested to work in a specific region or low population area of Australia can apply for subclass 489 visa. Australia Skilled Regional Provisional Visa Subclass 489 is a pathway to the permanent residency of Australia; if you hold 489 subclass visa and live for at least two years and work for at least one year in a specific area, then in such a case, you may become eligible to apply for Australian Permanent Residence. Additionally, eligible family members can also be included in the application.
In order to apply for the Australia Skilled Regional Provisional Visa subclass 489, you must first lodge an Expression of Interest (EOI) through online SkillSelect and be invited by The Department of Immigration and Border Protection to apply. Your application must be lodged within 60 days after receiving an invitation by the Australian government. Failing to lodge your application, your invitation will lapse. Thus, it is very crucial to lodge your subclass 489 application wisely. How do I check whether I qualify for visa 489?
To apply for Australia Subclass 489, it is important to see whether an applicant is actually eligible to apply for visa 489 or not.
Eligibility requirement is a key factor which an applicant needs to follow before applying for Australia Skilled Regional Provisional Visa subclass 489. It gives the clear idea of whether one should apply for visa 489. Henceforth, below are the eligibility requirements which you must comply to apply for Australia subclass 489 visas:
In order to apply for Australia Skilled Regional Provisional visa 489, you must follow the below procedure to get your Australia PR visa:
Documents play an important role towards receiving your Australia Skilled Regional Provisional Subclass 489.
The rejection and acceptation of your subclass 489 visa is majorly based on the documents which you have submitted along visa application. Thus, the visa decision is primarily based on the information provided by you at the time of visa lodgement. Hence, for the best possible chances to receive your 489 visa, it is advised to deliver true and accurate information. Additionally, provide as much information as you can.
The following key points must be kept in mind before submitting documents: Apply for Australia Provisional Visa
Therefore, you must collect the following documents to apply for Australia Skilled Regional Provisional Visa 489:
PS! SUBMIT THE BELOW MENTIONED REQUIREMTNS AT THE TIME YOU WERE INVITED TO APPLY FOR THIS VISA, UNLESS RQUIRED OTHERWISE!
Hence, it is crucial to carefully submit the above mentioned documents along with the supporting documents as and when asked by the immigration officials. A minute mistake in your document submission may lead to rejection or cancellation of your visa 489.
The 489 processing time depends upon application to application and other considerations like:
Therefore, as per the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, the General 489 visa processing time is as follows:
NOTE: The Australia 489 PR processing can change any time without any prior information. Hence, it is advised to regularly check the DIBP website as well as stay in touch with the visa experts of Aptech Global.Calculate your points
Designated areas of Australia include both Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and Northern Territory (NT). It also includes all the areas of South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, and Western Australia. Also, some postcodes in the states of New South Wales and Queensland are covered.
If you are applying for Australia Skilled Regional Provisional Visa subclass 489, and you are being sponsored by your eligible relative; sponsor must be a resident of any designated area.
If your eligible sponsor is a resident of any of the designated area, they may be eligible to sponsor you for Australia Skilled Regional Provisional visa subclass 489.
After receiving your visa, you must live in a designated area for a minimum of 2 years and work for at least one year. Applicants for a Skilled Regional Provisional Sponsored Visa can specify as a sponsor relative who currently lives and have at least lived for a year in the any one of the designated areas.
Also, it is mandatory for your sponsor to live in a particular designated area of Australia at the time of the sponsorship.
You may be nominated for any of the following regions in Australia: State or Territory — Designated Areas
|STATE OR TERRITORY||DESIGNATED AREAS|
|Australian Capital Territory (ACT)||Entire Territory|
|Northern Territory||Entire Territory|
|New South Wales (NSW)(except Sydney, New Castle and Wollongong)||Postcode Areas- 2311 to 2312, 2328 to 2333, 2336 to 2490, 2535 to 2551, 2575 to 2739, 2787 to 2898|
|Queensland (anywhere except Brisbane Metropolitan area)||Postcode Areas- 4019 to 4028, 4037 to 4050, 4079 to 4100, 4114, 4118, 4124 to 4150, 4158 to 4168, 4180 to 4899|
|South Australia||Entire State|
|Western Australia||Entire State|
Hence, you must keep in mind the designated areas before applying for Australia Skilled sponsor visa 489. If you need assistance in any regard to subclass 489, you may contact the visa experts of Aptech Global at 7503832132.
Australia Skilled Regional Provisional subclass 489 is a 4 year provisional visa that allows an applicant to live and work in Australia’s regional area to obtain permanent residence.
Am I eligible to apply for 489 Visa?
Yes, you will be eligible to apply for visa subclass 489 if you are sponsored by an eligible relative living in a designated area or get a nomination from Australian State or Territory Government.
489 Visa can be applied under two conditions:
Thus, in order to receive an EOI invitation, you must pass skill assessment test in an occupation listed on Australia’s Occupational demand list.
If you are sponsored by any of the relative mentioned above, you will need to live for at least 2 years and work full time for minimum one year in a regional or low population area to apply for Australia Permanent Residency Visa.
If you receive a nomination from State/Territory Government then you may apply for Australia subclass 489 visa.
Each State or Territory publishes a list of occupations that are in short-supply in their area. Every state has particular specifications in terms of work experience, English language requirements, and any other specialised skills.
You may apply for visa 489 provided you pass the skill assessment test in an occupation listed on State/Territory occupation demand list before receiving an EOI invitation.
Additionally, if you are nominated by state/territory government, you will need to live for at least 2 years and work full time for at least 12 months in a regional or low population growth area to be eligible to apply for Australian Permanent Residency Visa. From where can I apply for subclass visa 489?
You have the option to apply for visa 489 from either being in Australia or being outside of Australia. Once you apply for 489 visas within Australia, you would receive a bridging visa that allows you to remain in Australia during the processing of your visa application.
Subclass 489 visa is a temporary and regional visa that allows an applicant to live and work in regional area of Australia for 4 years. Each state/territory has its own funds requirement criteria.
Generally, applicants applying through subclass 489 visa are often confused about the funds they need in order to attain regional provisional subclass 489 visa.
You generally need funds for the following things in order to apply for Australia regional subclass visa 489:
Along with the above mentioned funds requirement, when applying for subclass visa 489, which is a state sponsored regional provisional visa that allows an applicant to live and work in Australia for up to 4 years, provided you have an nomination from a state/territory or a sponsorship from the eligible relative residing in designated area of Australia. You may be asked to show the financial funds by the Australian immigration officials when applying for regional sponsored visa program. Every state has its own funds requirement. Thus, a particular state may ask for the financial funds whereas the other state many not ask to show any proof for the same.
Say, for example Queensland may ask to show financial funds AUD$30,000 whereas South Australia may ask you to show funds AUD$20,000-25,000
Thus, it all depends upon state to state and territory to territory!
Additionally, you may show assets such as gold, car, property papers, financial statement etc. as your proof of financial requirements. They are also regarded as a proof along with liquid cash.
You can also apply alone for subclass 489 provided you meet the eligibility criteria of either having a sponsorship from your relative or a nomination from a state/territory. After residing for at least one year, you are eligible to invite your family to apply for subclass 489 visa.
Therefore, you can connect with the Aptech Global Visa and Immigration Consultancy, the immigration experts would guide you about the cost required for your Australia PR processing and also, the immigration process in detail. Fill the FREE assessment form to further evaluate your chances for the Australian permanent residency.
You can contact the experienced immigration experts at 7503832132 or simply write your query to firstname.lastname@example.org
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