Subclass 489 Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subsequent Entrant Visa


The Subclass 489 Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subsequent Entrant visa allows family members of Subclass 489 visa holders to join them in Australia. This visa permits you to live, work, and study in a designated regional area of Australia and is a pathway to permanent residency.


Eligibility Criteria

Key Points to Remember

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Yes, you can include your dependent children in your Subsequent Entrant visa application.
Yes, applicants must demonstrate a competent level of English proficiency (e.g., IELTS, TOEFL, PTE).
If the primary visa holder’s visa is cancelled, your Subsequent Entrant visa may also be affected. It’s crucial to ensure that the primary visa holder complies with their visa conditions.
Yes, you can apply for permanent residency if you meet the eligibility criteria for a permanent visa, such as the Subclass 887 visa.
You can stay in Australia for the duration of the primary visa holder’s Subclass 489 visa, typically up to four years from the date of grant of their visa.
Designated regional areas include all of Australia except Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane. Specific postcodes can be checked on the Department of Home Affairs website.