What is the cost and duration of the process for this visa?
It normally takes AUD 3,670 and 6 to 9 months for the visa to come through.
How can you move from a provisional visa to a permanent visa?
- You are eligible to apply for a permanent visa if you have resided in a regional location of Australia for 2 years.
- You also have to have employment for 12 months in any regional area of Australia.
- You can also be self-employed for a period of 12 months in any regional state of Australia.
What is the visa application process for the Skilled Regional Visa (subclass 489)?
There is a 3 point visa application process for this visa:
The 1st Step
Firstly, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has to judge you on your skill set and define the area you can work in.
The 2nd Step
Once you have been approved, you have to make an application of interest through their Skill Select option.
The 3rd Step
The final step will involve you applying finally after the state sends you an Invitation to Apply. This is the last step after which you will have to wait for the visa to be granted to you.