Subclass 887

Skilled regional Subclass 887

Skilled Regional 887 Visas

The Skilled Regional visa - 887 is the second stage visa giving permanent residence to holders of Skilled Regional Provisional visas such as:

  • Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489)

  • Skilled Independent Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 495)

  • Skilled Designated Area Sponsored (Provisional) visa (subclass 496)

  • Skilled Regional Sponsored visa (subclass 475 or 487)

There are no sponsorship requirements.

Visa Criteria:

  • Residence in a Regional Area

  • You must have been in Australia on a provisional skilled visa for the last 2 years.

  • Work Experience

  • You have worked for at least 12 months in Australia - this experience need not be in a skilled occupation but must be full time (at least 35 hours per week) in a regional area.