Skilled Regional Visa (subclass 887)

This visa enables existing 489 visa holders that have lived for 2 years and worked full time for 12 months in a specified regional area to apply for permanent residency.

To apply for this visa you must:

  • be in Australia
  • hold eligible visa
  • lived 2 years in a specified regional area.
  • worked full time for 12 months in a regional specified area
  • meet the health and character requirements

Australian Skilled Nominated Visa Application Process

Once you have met the requirements for the Skilled Regional (subclass 887), you can submit your completed visa application for processing by the Australian Government.

A successful applicant is given a 5 years multiple entry visa to live and work in Australia. You only need to live in Australia for a minimum of 2 years to have the visa reissued for a further 5 years. Alternatively, you can spend 4 years in Australia and be eligible for Australian citizenship.

You must be in Australia when you apply for the visa and when a decision is made.

Processing times:

90% of applications 8-9 months

Cost of Visa

Australian Government Visa Fees

  • AUD$ 415.00 Main visa applicant
  • AUD$ 210.00 Partner included in application
  • AUD$ 105.00 Per child under 18 included in the application

Visa Go Australia Fees

Total fee to process a Skilled Regional Visa (Subclass 887) is £700.00

Visa Go Australia Processing Service

Visa Go Australia offer a comprehensive processing service to all their clients. A designated experienced Case Processor is allocated to undertake the necessary steps in preparing and lodging each application. They are available to advise and support clients throughout the whole process and their knowledge and expertise is supported by a Registered Migration Agent (MARA 0211214).

Do You Qualify for the Skilled Visa?

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