This Visa is a pathway to Permanent Residency.
With this Visa you can live and work in Regional Australia and then apply for the Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa (subclass 191) from November 2022.
There are 2 new skilled regional provisional visas that commenced on 16 November 2019
- Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – for people nominated by a State or Territory government or sponsored by an eligible family member to live and work in regional Australia.
- Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 494) – for people sponsored by an employer in regional Australia