Registered Migration Australia
The subclass 187 visa is for skilled workers who want to work in regional Australia. This visa involves a two-stage process. The first stage is nomination by an approved Australian employer, the second stage is then an application under the nominated stream. It is part of the Permanent Employer Sponsored Visa program.
The visa is a permanent resident visa. You can be in or outside Australia when you apply. If you are in Australia, you must hold a substantive visa or a bridging visa A, B or C.
English language requirements: A requirement of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (or equivalent test) score of 6 in each component is necessary for all Temporary Residence Transition stream and Direct Entry Streams applications.
Temporary Residence Transition stream is for subclass 457 visa holders who have worked for two years, while holding a subclass 457 visa, in the same occupation with their nominating employer (who has lodged a valid nomination with us under the Temporary Residence Transition stream), who wants to offer them a permanent position in that occupation.
Direct Entry stream is for:
Agreement stream is for people nominated by an employer through a labour agreement.
This visa allows you and your family to live in Australia and work permanently in a regional area. A regional area is anywhere other than the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Newcastle, Sydney, Wollongong and Melbourne.
This is a permanent residence visa. It allows you and any family members who have also been granted this visa to:
You may be eligible for this visa if you:
You can nominate a skilled worker for this visa if:
You must nominate the applicant in one of the three streams and meet the requirements of that stream.
The Regional Sponsored Migration List (RSMS) is the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) that apply directly to Regional Sponsored Migration Subclass 187 visa scheme.
Please feel free to contact us for a consultation so that we can better assess and service your Regional Sponsored Subclass 187 migration needs. We are experts at finding the right visa for your situation. We give you advice and the best chance to get your Australian visa.
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