191 Skilled Regional Visa

191 Permanent Residence Skilled Regional Visa

As dedicated pathway for subclass 491 visa holders to obtain permanent residency in Australia.

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Permanent Residence Skilled Regional Visa

(Subclass 191)

The Subclass 191 visa is the dedicated pathway to permanent residency for Subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa holders.

The pathway becomes available following a period of residence in regional Australia while holding the temporary visa.

Requirements For A Skilled Regional Visa

(Subclass 191)

To be eligible for the Subclass 191 visa, applicants are required to have held a Subclass 491 visa for a minimum of three years.

Throughout this period, adherence to visa conditions, including residing, working, and studying in a designated regional area, is paramount. Evidence of compliance with these conditions will be requested by Immigration as part of the application and monitoring process.

Applicants must also provide a notice of assessment demonstrating taxable income for each of the three years, however, there is no minimum amount required.

All applicants are required to meet health and character requirements for a permanent visa.