Skilled visa is an opportunity for the skilled professionals who have plans to reside and function in Australia permanently, benefits from these visas. Additionally, people who can obtain sponsorship from an Australian employer are eligible for GSM category.
• Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa – Subclass 491: This visa allows the skilled worker and their families an opportunity to live, work, and study in specific Australian regional locations for a period of five years. After three years, those who have a visa may apply for a permanent residence visa.
• Skilled Regional Visa – Subclass 887: This Skilled Regional Visa is the permanent stage of the Skilled Regional Provisional visa. You must reside in the relevant region of Australia for two years and work there for a full year in order to be eligible for a Skilled Regional visa.