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Subclass 191 Visa Begins, Offering Permanent Residency Pathway to Thousands of Migrants

11/22/2022

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The Regional Provisional stream of the Subclass 191 visa for migrants to Australia officially began on the 16th of November and is the only pathway to permanent residency available to migrants on the 5-year Skilled Work Regional or Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional visas.

Subclass 191 visas in the Regional Provisional Stream allow migrants to Australia to live and work anywhere in the country permanently. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have been living in a designated regional area, and not have left Australia for longer than a 12-month period.

Other eligibility requirements include taking part in a relevant skills assessment, being aged 44 years and under, being nominated by a State or Territory and being able to score 65 points or more on the Department of Home Affairs points test.

The visa offers those wishing to progress to permanent residency status a very good option if they want to stay in Australia, with a thriving economy, low unemployment rate and gorgeous landscape, it definitely makes a compelling case to those looking for safety, security and a comfortable lifestyle.

The federal and state governments made it clear in their mid-year budget that they want more skilled permanent migration to the country, increasing the cap on visas issued by 35,000 places to 195,000 in 2022/23

Border restrictions threw a spanner in the works for many wishing to migrate to or stay in Australia, the country is now seeing massive skills shortages and the time has never been better to secure your future in the lucky country.

For those lucky enough to hold a Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) (Subclass 491) or Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) (Subclass 494) visa, the Subclass 191 visa presents a golden opportunity to migrate permanently. 

Official applications involving thousands of dollars should never be left to chance and the agents and lawyers at Easy Migrate bring over 40 years of collective experience to the table. 

Call them now and take the next step on your Australian journey.

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