Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Main applicant

The Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Main applicant is a provisional visa designed for skilled workers who wish to live and work in regional Australia. This visa allows you to stay in Australia for 5 years and provides an opportunity to apply for permanent residence after 3 years from the time your visa is granted.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) as a main applicant, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be nominated to apply by a state or territory government agency or have an eligible relative who can sponsor you
  • Have an occupation on a relevant skilled occupation list
  • Have a suitable skills assessment for the nominated occupation
  • Be invited to apply and meet the points test requirement
  • Be under 45 years of age
  • Achieve a minimum score of 65 points on the points test
  • Demonstrate at least Competent English proficiency at the time of invitation
  • Meet the health and character requirements
  • Have repaid any debt owed to the Australian government
  • Sign the Australian values statement
  • Not have had a visa cancelled or a previous application refused in Australia

Application Process

Check your eligibility and apply for the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Main applicant with the assistance of our expert migration consultants. We can guide you through the process of submitting an expression of interest (EOI) in SkillSelect, indicate if you have an eligible relative willing to sponsor you, and assist you with all the necessary steps to complete your application. Take advantage of our services, expertise, guidance, experience, and ongoing support to simplify the process and increase your chances of a successful visa outcome.

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