You can be in or outside Australia when you apply for this visa. If you are in Australia at the time of application you have to hold a substantive visa or bridging visa A, B or C.
Who Is Eligible For This Visa?
Steps in the process
You have to be nominated by a state or territory or your relative who is your parent, child or step-child, a brother, sister, adoptive brother, adoptive sister, step-brother or step-sister, aunt, uncle, adoptive aunt, adoptive uncle, step-aunt or step-uncle, nephew, niece, adoptive nephew, adoptive niece, step-nephew or step-niece, grandparent or a first cousin. Your relative has to be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen and be at least 18 years old. Your sponsor also has to be usually resident in a designated regional area.
If you are sponsored by your relative your occupation must be on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List. If you are nominated by a state or territory your occupation must be on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List, Short-term Skilled Occupation List or Regional Occupation List.
It is important to understand that an Expression of Interest (EOI) is not a visa application and will not result in a bridging visa in Australia. Furthermore, any claims made in an EOI which cannot be substantiated in a visa application, for example, English fluency, qualifications, work experience, will lead to a refusal of the visa application.
What This Visa Lets You Do?
You can include your partner and children on your application. At the time of the decision, your children cannot be older than 23 unless they financially rely on you because they are incapacitated for work due to the total or partial loss of their bodily or mental functions.
This is a temporary visa. Once it is granted it allows you:
Currently, the following postcodes are considered to be a designated regional area:
|NSW||2259, 2264 to 2308, 2500 to 2526, 2528 to 2535 and 2574
2250 to 2258, 2260 to 2263, 2311 to 2490, 2527, 2536 to 2551, 2575 to 2739, 2753 to 2754, 2756 to 2758 and 2773 to 2898
|VIC||3211 to 3232, 3235, 3240, 3328, 3330 to 3333, 3340 and 3342
3097 to 3099, 3139, 3233 to 3234, 3236 to 3239, 3241 to 3325, 3329, 3334, 3341, 3345 to 3424, 3430 to 3799, 3809 to 3909, 3912 to 3971 and 3978 to 3996
|QLD||4207 to 4275, 4517 to 4519, 4550 to 4551, 4553 to 4562, 4564 to 4569 and 4571 to 4575
4124 to 4125, 4133, 4183 to 4184, 4280 to 4287, 4306 to 4498, 4507, 4552, 4563, 4570 and 4580 to 4895
|WA||6000 to 6038, 6050 to 6083, 6090 to 6182, 6208 to 6211, 6214 and 6556 to 6558
All postcodes in WA not mentioned above
|SA||5000 to 5171, 5173 to 5174, 5231 to 5235, 5240 to 5252, 5351 and 5950 to 5960
All postcodes in SA not mentioned above
|TAS||7000, 7004 to 7026, 7030 to 7109, 7140 to 7151 and 7170 to 7177
All postcodes in TAS not mentioned above
Regional work visas are complex. Please contact our team of experienced registered migration experts for immediate advice and assistance.
Katz and John applied for an Employer Nominated Sponsorship Visa and successfully got their Permanent Residency in 2007. The couple is settled in Melbourne, Australia.
We moved to Australia with only suitcases (and sentimental items), and have virtually bought everything from scratch including our large detached townhouse, two cars and all our media/furnishings.
While in Adelaide and Melbourne we had attended two immigration agents to gauge the complications and expense of the next step of settling in Australia. However, on a personal recommendation from one of Katz’s colleagues we visited Mr Ian Singer in Sydney.
We guide individuals and businesses through the complex migration process to Australia. With long years of industry experience, our immigration specialists have built a reputation of providing accessible, accurate and genuine advice to our esteemed clients.
Our specialists assist in preparing and reviewing your documents and forms before submitting for successful approval. We strive to make the whole immigration process hassle-free for you.
We have a very high success rate of visa approval and a solid reputation resulting in a large amount of repeat business. We provide immigration services to individuals, families and companies, whether they are small or public companies and in any industry.
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Thank you Ian. Fabulous news. Thanks to you and your team’s effort and work. Great service.
Thank you SO so much for all of your patience and work on this. Still hasn’t sunk in yet that I’m actually free! Once again, massive thanks to both you and Mariola!!
Thanks so much for this excellent news. I’m impressed how fast and smooth it all went, which is a result of excellence in services. Thanks so much for all the attention.
Thank you Ian ,I highly appreciate your kind efforts. Its a big day for me and my family and you make it possible. May you live long with health, wealth and peace.
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