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    Migration Agent Scarborough Perth Wembley General Skilled Migration 491

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    Phone: (08) 6161 9239
    Mobile: 0410 755 603

    Email: info@redearthmigration.com.au

    Web Site: https://redearthmigration.com.au/

    About Red Earth Migration

    Registered Migration Agents – Scarborough and Wembley

    The government of Australia requires only registered migration agents to provide immigration assistance in Australia.  In order to do this, they must be registered with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority and listed on the Register of Migration Agents.  Beware of unlawful operators and always check this website to ensure that you are using a registered agent.

    To find up-to-date contact details of registered migration agents, please visit the MARA website search page;

    https://www.mara.gov.au/search-the-register-of-migration-agents/

    What is the Skilled Work Regional Visa (Provisional) Subclass 491?

    The Skilled Work Regional Visa (Provisional) Subclass 491 replaces the 489 visa commencing November 16, 2019.  This visa enables eligible skilled workers and their families to live, work and study in designated regional areas of Australia for 5 years.  Visa holders will be eligible to apply for a Permanent Resident visa after three years.

    What are the benefits of the Skilled Work Regional Visa (Provisional) Subclass 491?

    The main applicant of this visa can live, work and study in a designated regional area of Australia for a period of 5 years.  While the visa is valid, the visa holder can travel to and from the country as many times as they wish.

    What are the eligibility criteria for the Skilled Work Regional Visa (Provisional) Subclass 491?

    The Skilled Work Regional Visa (Provisional) Subclass 491 of Australia requires the applicants to meet the following requirements;

    • Be nominated by an Australian state or territory government agency or
    • Sponsored by an eligible family member residing in a designated regional area and be invited to apply for the visa
    • Be under 45 years of age
    • Points Test score should be a minimum of 65 points (the pass mark)

    What are the eligibility criteria for nomination from Victoria for the Skilled Work Regional Visa (Provisional) Subclass 491?

    To receive the nomination from Victoria the state requires the following criteria to be met;

    • Be below 45 years of age
    • English Language competency – IELTS score of at least 6 in each band or equivalent in OET, TOEFL, IBT, PTE or CAE

    (Note: If you are a citizen of USA, UK, Canada, Republic of Ireland or New Zealand, a copy of passport bio page is sufficient)

    • Adequate financial resources are available to support you and your family on arrival in Victoria
    • Hold an occupation listed on the Skilled Occupation List

    To check if your occupation is eligible for Subclass 491 visa, please visit;

    https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/working-in-australia/skill-occupation-list

    What is the cost of this visa?

    This visa costs from AUS $ 4045 for the main applicant and the same cost for the subsequent entrant.

    What is the processing duration of this visa?

    There is no standard processing time available for this visa pathway.

    What are the other procedures for obtaining the Skilled Work Regional Visa  (Provisional) Subclass 491?

    The following are the procedures for obtaining this visa;

    • Nomination by an Australian state or territory government agency or sponsorship by an eligible family member residing in a designated regional area
    • Invitation to apply for the visa
    • Skills assessment – For visa application under this category, a positive skills assessment is necessary.

    For more information on the Skilled Work Regional Visa (Provisional) Subclass 491, please visit;

    https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/skilled-work-regional-provisional-491

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