Project Description

191 subclass- Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa

​This visa is for people who have lived, worked and studied in designated regional area Australia on a previous, eligible visa.

To apply for 191 visa you will have to :
  • hold an eligible visa
  • have lived for at least 3 years and have a taxable income at or above a specific income threshold for at least three years
  • both primary and secondary applicants have complied with the conditions of the eligible visa you hold or have held
ARE YOU AN EMPLOYER?

191 subclass- Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa

Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186), enables employers to address labour shortages by hiring skilled workers where they cannot find an appropriately skilled Australian.

191 visa replaced 187 visa. As of march 2019 regional visa can be obtained in two stages process. Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) is a last step.

This visa lets skilled workers, who are nominated by their employer, live and work in Australia permanently.

Include family

You can:

  • include family members in your application when you apply
  • add family members to your application after you apply but before we decide on your visa

For 191 visa, your family members are:

  • your partner
  • your dependent child or stepchild
  • your partner’s dependent child or stepchild
  • the dependent child or stepchild of your or your partner’s dependent child or stepchild

You can include members of the family unit in your application if they currently hold an eligible visa. You must include each family member who is eligible to apply for this visa at the time you lodge your application.  You can’t add family members after you have submitted your application.

You can include family members who no longer meet the standard definition of member of the family unit provided they hold an eligible visa that was granted on the basis that they were a member of your family unit. This provision would apply, for example, if you want to include a child in your application who has turned 23 years of age since they were granted an eligible visa

Family members who apply for the visa with you must meet our health and character requirements.

Family members who do not apply for the visa with you might also have to meet the requirements.

Basic Eligibility

  • hold an eligible visa
  • have lived for at least 3 years and have a taxable income at or above a specific income threshold for at least three years
  • both primary and secondary applicants have complied with the conditions of the eligible visa you hold or have held

The 186 Employer Nomination Scheme visa  involves a two-step process:

Step 1: The first part of the application process is the nomination application. This is regarding the position to be filled, salary details, efforts to hire Australian workers and the ‘genuineness’ of the position. The business must also be viable to sponsor from overseas.

Step 2: a visa application by the nominated employee. The visa applicant must demonstrate that they meet the skills required for their occupation as well as health and character requirements.

191 visa allow permanent stay in Australia.

With 191 Permanent Residence visa:

  • stay permanently
  • work and study anywhere in Australia
  • Sponsor eligible relatives for permanently residence
  • apply for Australian citizenship, if eligible.

Newly arrived residents may have to wait before they can access certain Australian Government payments and benefits.

How much cost visa to Australia

Second instalment

You will need to pay an extra charge called a second instalment for any family member aged 18 years or older who:

  • applies for the visa with you, and
  • has less than Functional English

If you need to pay the second instalment for a family member, they will be eligible for English

You can be in or outside Australia​ when you loading your 191 visa application. Application lodged in Australia, will give you a bridging visa.

Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186). Direct Entry stream.

This visa lets skilled workers, who are nominated by an employer, live and work in Australia permanently.

  • you must be nominated by an Australian employer
  • your occupation must be on the relevant list of eligible skilled occupations.
  • you must have at least Competent English

Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186). Temporary Residence Transition stream.

This visa lets skilled workers who are nominated by their employer live and work in Australia permanently. The Labour Agreement stream might be for you if you currently work, or will work, for an employer who is party to a labour agreement.

  • The employer must have a labour agreement

Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186). Temporary Residence Transition stream.

This visa lets skilled workers, who are nominated by their employer, live and work in Australia permanently.

  • You must hold a 457, TSS or related bridging visa A, B or C
  • Usually, you must have worked for your employer full-time for at least three years
  • You must be nominated by your employer