This visa is a permanent residence visa for skilled workers who want to work in regional Australia. It allows you to work in Australia under one of two streams:

  • the Temporary Residence Transition stream
  • the Direct Entry stream

You can apply for this visa only after you have been nominated by your employer in Australia. You must lodge your application within six months of the nomination being approved. You must apply for the visa in the stream and occupation in which your employer nominated you, or your application could be refused.

Features

This visa is for skilled workers who want to work in regional Australia. This visa involves a two-step process, firstly, nomination by an Australian employer and then an application under the nominated stream

Requirements

  • be nominated by an approved Australian employer
  • be under 45 years of age
  • meet the skills, qualifications and English language requirements
  • meet the other requirements of one of the streams of this visa