This visa is for those who have previously lived, worked and studied in designated remote areas of Australia and have a valid visa. However, this visa will not be available until November 16, 2022.

  • Hold a 491 or 494 visa.
  • To have resided in a remote area of Australia for a cumulative period of three years while holding one of the above visas, and to have achieved an income of $53,900/year during those three years.
  • There is no application fee or processing period at this time.

  • Main advantages : 491 and 494 are permanent residence visas that can be applied for directly after meeting certain requirements.