If you have an eligible relative living in a Designated Area of Australia then you may be eligible to apply for this visa.
Visa 491 Family Sponsored visa is a provisional visa for 5 years. You can be eligible for Skilled Regional Subclass 191 Permanent visa, if you live and work in a designated regional area of Australia. All members of your family must live, work or study in a Designated Regional Area of Australia.
In order to apply for 491 visa you must:
Subclass 491 Family Sponsored is an invitation only visa. You must apply for and be invited to apply for subclass 491 visa in 491 visa invitation round.
Visa subclass 491 family sponsored processing times can vary due to individual circumstances of each application such as:
Many applicants finalised recently had been lodged for some months with processing time as follows:
The subclass 491 Family Sponsored is a points tested visa. Therefore you will need to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) in Skill Select and indicate various points you claim under various categories. You must obtain a score of 65 points in order to be invited to apply for this visa. If you are invited to apply for subclass 491 family sponsored visa, then you will need to prove all the 491 visa points claims you have made with evidence.
When you are granted 491 family sponsored visa it will be granted subject to 491 visa conditions. You must abide by all visa conditions attached to your visa.
You can nominate an occupation for 491 Family Sponsored visa from Subclass 491 Skilled Occupation List.
Your sponsor for visa 491 Australia must be:
An eligible relative can be:
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