South Australia offers a state nomination pathway for the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa - Subclass 491 if you meet all state nomination requirements
If you live and work in South Australia for three years on the subclass 491 visa and meet the minimum taxable income level for at least three years (see the Department of Home Affairs website), you may be eligible to apply for permanent residency through the subclass 191 Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa.
State nomination from South Australia provides you with 15 additional points to help you qualify for a subclass 491 visa under the Department of Home Affairs points test.
To apply for this skilled migration visa, you must:
- be under the age of 45
- have a valid skills assessment
- have an eligible skilled occupation
- have at least 65 points – you can check your points on the Department of Home Affairs points calculator
- have at least Competent English
Please note this is a general summary only – check the Department of Home Affairs Subclass 491 visa webpage for the latest information.
For South Australian state nomination for this visa, you must: