Skilled Regional – Subclass 887 visa

This is a permanent visa with no age limit.

To be eligible for this visa, you must:

  • hold an eligible visa (like 489, 495, 496, 475, 487 or Bridging visa A or B having made a valid application for these visas)
  • Meet residence requirement by having lived for at least 2 years in a regional or low-population growth metropolitan area(if nominated by state or territory government) or a designated area of Australia (if sponsored by a family member) as the holder of an eligible visa
  • Meet work requirement by having lived and worked full-time (at least 35 hours a week) for at least 12 months in a regional or low-population growth metropolitan area (if nominated by state or territory government) or a designated area of Australia (if sponsored by a family member) as the holder of an eligible visa
  • have complied with the conditions of the eligible visa you hold or have held
  • Meet health and character requirements

This is a permanent residence visa. It lets you and any family members who have also been granted this visa to:

  • Stay in Australia indefinitely
  • Work and study in Australia
  • Apply for Medicare
  • Apply for Australian citizenship (if you are eligible)
  • Sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence
  • Travel to and from Australia for five years from the date the visa is granted (after that time, you will need a resident return visa or another visa to return to Australia).

You can also access certain social security payments (subject to waiting periods).

Please Book a Consultation for an initial assessment and find out if you are eligible for an Australian visa and let us guide you towards your Australian migration goal.