Australia & South Africa

Skilled Employer
Sponsored Regional

Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional
(Provisional) visa (subclass 494)

Employer Sponsored stream

This visa enables regional employers to address identified labour shortages within their region by sponsoring skilled workers where employers can’t source an appropriately skilled Australian worker
 

  • You can live, work and study only in designated regional areas of Australia
  • You can apply for permanent residence after 3 years from the time your visa is granted

Stay

5 years

Cost

From AUD4,045

Processing Time

Processing times for this visa are not currently available

Labour Agreement stream

This stream is for skilled workers nominated by employers who have a labour agreement. Labour agreements are developed between the Australian Government (represented by the Department) and employers.

Your employer has to have a labour agreement with the Australian government in effect

Stay

5 years

Cost

From AUD4,045

Processing Time

Processing times for this visa are not currently available

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