The Subclass 489 visa is a Skilled Regional (Provisional) Sponsorship Visa which allows an individual to live and work in regional or designated areas of Australia for the duration of four years. Subclass 489 is a temporary visa; candidates have to live for at least two years and should have minimum work experience in the designated area of Australia to transform 489 visa to Permanent Residency. Australia 489 visa is a gateway to Skilled Regional (permanent) visa (subclass 887). For being eligible to apply for 489 visa, you must receive nomination from state/territory government or sponsorship from the relatives living in designated area of Australia.
If you are sponsored by relatives then, you have to live in the designated area of the Australia up to four years. The sponsor should be more than 18 years of age and live in the designated area of the Australia.
The sponsor should be your:
a) child/step-child or parent/grand parent
c) adopted brother/sister, step brother/sister
If you are being nominated by the state/territory government, you have to live in low-metropolitan area of that state/territory. The terms and conditions of the 489 visa of every state/territory differs.
|State or Territory||Designated Areas|
|New South Wales (Except Sydney, Newcastle, and Wollongong)||Post Areas 2311-2312, 2328-2333, 2336-2490, 2535-2551, 2575-2739, 2787-2899|
|Queensland (Except Brisbane metropolitan area)||Postcode Areas 4019-4028, 4037-4050, 4079-4100, 4114, 4118, 4124-4150, 4158-4168, 4180-4899|
|Australian Capital Territory||Anywhere|
Candidates have to fulfill the below-given basic requirements in order to be eligible to apply for this visa.
Candidates have to go through following steps in order to file the Visa application:
489 Visa Processing Time:
The processing time may vary if a candidate has to include additional data or health/character requirements.
|Stream||75 % of applications processed in||90% of applications processed in|
|Subclass 489 (Skilled Regional -GSM)||6 months||8 months|
|Subclass 489 (State or Territory Government)||5 months||8 months|
Cost of Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subclass 489 Visa changes with time. The final cost depends on the date when Immigration Authorities receive the application.
|Subclass||Base Application Charge||Additional Applicant Charge ( 18 & above)||Additional Applicant Charge (less than 18 years)|
|Skilled Regional Provisional Visa (Subclass 489)||AUD 3,755||AUD 1800||AUD 900|
Candidates have to pay other costs like – health certificate cost. Character certificate cost, or other documentation costs etc.
For availing information regarding Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subclass 489 Visa, Call the official helpline +91-7042 184 185/Email your queries on email@example.com and Visit our Official Website.
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