New Victorian State Sponsored 491 Visa

Applicants for the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) can now apply for state nomination in Victoria and plan to live, study and work in a regional area.

Eligibility for the 491 visa

In order to become eligible to apply for the 491 visa:

-You must have a full -time job in regional Victoria
– You must be below the age of 45
– You must have at least 65 points
– You must have an IELTS score of 6 in each band (alternative English tests are accepted)

Offer of employment

All applicants who wish to apply for the Victorian nomination for the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) must provide evidence of a current offer of employment in a designated regional area.

Further documents may be required from the Department of Home Affairs, should the office not be satisfied with the nature of the job offer.

 Skills Assessment and CV

Individuals applying for the 491 visa in Victoria must provide a valid skills assessment in relation to the relevant occupation. 

We can help find employers in Victoria

If you are thinking of applying for the 491 and looking for an employer, we can help you find one in Victoria.
Australia Migration Services has been operating for more than a decade and has well-established relationships with employers in Victoria that are always keen for new talent and happy to employ the right candidates.

Applications for the Victorian nomination under the Skilled Work Regional (491) visa will open from 9 am on  Monday 18th November 2019. 

Speak to one of our migration consultants now and start your application process by visiting: