The subclass 191 visa is the permanent residency pathway for the following two visas.
The 494 visa and the 491 visa are being introduced on 16 November 2019.
As the 191 visa requires 494 and 491 visa holders to have lived and worked in a designated regional area for three years, the 191 visa will come into effect from 16 November 2022.
NOTE: The regions of Newcastle, Wollongong and the NSW Central Coast will become designated regional areas.
You can apply for a 191 visa as the holder of a 491 visa or a 494 visa if the following is met.
You hold a Subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa and:
You hold a Subclass 494 skilled employer sponsored regional (provisional) visa and:
Our Registered Migration Agents can check your visa eligibility and recommend the best pathway for you.
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