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Different Categories of Permanent Residency Visa

sponsorship Requirement

This Australia PR visa is for points-tested skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer or family member or nominated by a state or territory government.

Skilled immigration Australia - Nominated
Visa Subclass 190
Time Frame Permanent
Work Environment Can live, work and study anywhere in Australia

For those who are nominated by a state or territory.

Skilled - Regional Sponsored (Provisional):
Visa Subclass 491
Time Frame 4 Years – May Apply for Skilled Regional Visa (PR). After 2 years Residence & 12 months Full-Time Work in a Specified Regional Area
Work Environment Must live, work or study in a specified regional area in Australia

For those Australia PR visa candidates who are nominated by a state or territory or sponsored by an eligible relative living in a designated area in Australia.

Skilled migrant visa Australia is for those who are nominated an occupation that is on the relevant skilled occupation list OR Nominated by an Australian state or territory government agency

  • Skills assessment for that occupation
  • Age Limit
  • Achieved the score specified
  • English competent


  • This is an Australian PR visa.
  • It lets you and any family members who have also been granted this visa:
  • Eligible to stay in Australia indefinitely
  • Eligible to work and study in Australia
  • Eligible to enroll in Medicare, Australia's scheme
  • Eligible to apply for Australian citizenship
  • Eligible to sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence
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