491 Regional Skilled Visa allows people to live and work in a region for five years
After living and working in a regional for three years and paying taxes to the specified amount you may be eligible for to apply for a permanent visa.
189 Skilled independent allow people to live anywhere in Australia permanently.
190 state or territory nominated independent allow people to live in in Australia permanently. A requirement of this visa is for people to remain in the state or territory that nominates them for at least two years.
191 regional skilled permanent visas are available to people who have held a 491 for at least three years and meet all other requirements.
189 Skilled – NZ - allows New Zealand Visa holders who have lived and worked in Australia for five years and meet requirements to become a permanent resident of Australia. NZ passport holders who meet criteria have a more stream lined process than the steps below.
Steps To A Skilled Visa
Approval of Skills Assessment
Expression of Interest
Approval of State or Regional Nomination
Invitation to apply for a Visa
Apply for your Visa
Approval of your visa