Skilled Regional (Permanent) 191 Visa


Australia is one of the leading hubs for Skilled Professionals. ​This visa is for people who have lived, worked and studied in designated regional area Australia on a previous, eligible visa.


Skilled Independent Visa allows

  • You to stay in Australia permanently
  • Work and study
  • Eligible for public health care
  • Travel and come back for 5 years
  • Sponsor relatives to visit Australia and become Australian Citizenship (once eligible)
  • You can Include your family members in your application


Eligibility Criteria

  • Hold an eligible visa
  • Lived in Australia for at least 3 years and have a taxable income
  • Primary and secondary applicants should have complied with conditions of eligible visa


Visa Cost

There is a base charge for the main and secondary applicants, which will be announced closer to the commencement date.


Processing Time

Processing time may vary case by case e.g. 75% of applications have processing time of 9 months.


Note :This visa does not commence until 16 November 2022.