This is a temporary visa for skilled workers who wish to live and work in regional Australia. Those with this visa can stay for up to 5 years and apply for permanent residence after 3 years. This visa cannot be extended.
To be eligible, you must meet the following Department of Home Affairs requirements:
- Have a relevant skills assessment
- Be under 45 years old
- Be nominated by a State or Territory, such as Western Australia
- Be able to score 65 points or more on the Department of Home Affairs points test. State nomination for the subclass 190 visa gives you an extra 5 points towards the Department of Home Affairs points test, which is automatically incorporated into your EOI
- Have the required English level; and have an occupation on the relevant occupation list.
From AUD 4115