New South Wales Proclaims To Accept The 491 Visa Applications From 15th -23rd June

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New South Wales Proclaims To Accept The 491 Visa Applications From 15th -23rd June

NSW has announced that it will start accepting the 491 visa applications from 15th June onwards. The state is accepting the visa applications for the first time from when it was framed in November 2019. The applications for the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa subclass 491 will be held from 15th till 23rd June.

Regional Visa 491

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A Glance At The 3 Crucial Highlights

The following 3 highlights will give you a comprehensive idea of what NSW is contemplating its 491 visa applications.

  • The 491 visa is chiefly a regional visa
  • The applications for the visa subclass 491 will continue only till 23rd June
  • NSW has stated that acceptance of the visa applications will not start before 15th June 2020.

The entire procedure will be conducted by the New South Wales treasury the state declared just after the announcement of this news.

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A Delightful News for Aspiring Visa 491 Applicants

Many applicants of the 491 visa lost hope to migrate to NSW due to the Covid-19 crunch. The moment the NSW government declared this news, it lit up the hopes of all those applicants right then. Experts say that the news came at a time when every applicant lost hope to apply for the 491 visa. The state launched the visa subclass in November 2019. After that, this is the first time they have decided to accept its applications in June this year.

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The Schedule of The 491 Visa Applications

The NSW Treasury will start accepting the applications of the visa subclass 491 from Monday, 15th June 2020. The state has said that it won’t accept the visa applications for more than a week. That’s why it will accept the visa applications only till 23rd June, not after These applications will be evaluated at the end of the financial year i.e. on 30th, 2020.

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A Great Surprise For Everyone

New South Wales decided to open applications for the 491 visa last in February, this year. The entire process got delayed somehow. This is the reason it decided to shelve the program for the time being. Just after that when this news came out, everybody got quite surprised. The prime reason is most of the Australian states have opted for closure in their visa programs. The chief objective of this visa was to alleviate the massive population pressures in states like Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne.

For more information and assistance about such matters, get in touch with Registered Migration Agent at ISA Migrations right now.

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