The regulation regarding the initiative for new visas of regional type has been released and written. This comprised of two present closing of visa and two visas of regional provisions type to be introduced in their position. Third visas of permanent type for both these holders of visas are to transit so that they could meet the conditions of the visa and meet requirements of minimum income threshold. There is also a GSM (General Skilled Migration) test of visa points amendments.
Subclass 489 visa would be close to current applicants from 16th November 2019. This would be replaced by the current Subclass 491 visa. The permanent visa subclass 187 would also close on the above-mentioned date except for that person contingent to arrangements of transitional type. This would be replaced by the provisional visa of Subclass 191 and it would be considered as the PR visa and it would be available from 16th November 2022.
Transitional Arrangements for application of 187 visa
- Designated regional area: Applying this condition of visa could exclude initially Perth, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne.
- The worker of transitional 457 is considered as a person who holds a visa for temporary work type (Subclass 457) from 18th April 2017. The person could be an applicant for a visa of subclass 457 that was granted subsequently.
- The worker of transitional 482 is considered as the person who holds Subclass 482 visa from 20th March 2019. It is also termed as a temporary skill shortage visa.
Subclass 491 replaced the Subclass 489
Vital characteristics of this visas comprised of:
- Australian applicants must hold Bridging or substantive visa.
- It would be contingent on the points test of GSM and applicants would be invited for visa application within a specific period of time.
- At least 65 points would be needed according to the entire other tested visas of GSM visa.
- The skilled occupation must be nominated by the applicants.
- Sponsors who are family members must be staying in a regional area of the designated type.
- The entire applicants must confess that they have the proper intention to stay, study and work in a particular region of Australia.
The mentioned condition must be imposed on the entire holders of visa:
- Condition 8581: If the individual is requested then he/ she would have to attend the immigration interview.
- Condition 8580: If an applicant is requested then he/she would have to give evidence to Immigration regarding the residential address, education institution address and many more.
- Condition 8579: Must study, work and live only in a regional area of designated type at the period of visa grant.
- Condition 8578: It is necessary to notify the Immigration within 14 days if there is any change in the residential address, details of passport as per the holders of visa.
If the visa is granted then it would get validity of 5 years.
Test changes of GSM points
The Federal Budget provides discern of the alteration to the points test of GSM. These forms of amendments would be effective from 16th November 2019. The alteration includes in this are mentioned below:
- Studying in the area of regional type for 5 PR points would alter to be studying in a regional area of the designated type. It is necessary for the applicant to meet the requirement of the Australian Study.
- Points of partner would depict increment of 5 to 10 PR points.
This visa is also known as a skilled employer-sponsored regional visa. This type of visa would run parallel as per the Subclass 482. Subclass 482 visa is also known as a temporary skill shortage visa. The 494 visa falls under a similar framework of sponsorship as that of the 482 visas. It would need shifting of businesses to a sponsor of standard business type or holder of the labor agreement and many more.
The application of visa includes vital requirement likewise:
- If the visa is lodged in Australia then holding Bridging or substantive visa would be necessary.
- Nomination matching as per the occupation and stream of their connected application nomination
- Must be comprised of the intention of genuine type for performing the associated position and nominated occupation with the genuine occupation
- It is necessary that applicants of visa must be below 45 years of age
- The applicants must have work experience of full-time type for 3 years at least at the needed level of skill at the application time.
- The applicants must have enough competence in English.
This is also known as a permanent residence visa and it would be available from 16th November 2022. It would be introduced after so much delay because there would be no applicants who could fulfill the eligibility criteria within that date. For more information, it would be recommended to contact Migration Agent Australia and Immigration services Australia.