July 15th, 2019

Manage your 491 Visa Process


We are taking on clients now for the NEW 491 visa that commences on 16/11/2019

491 – Skilled Worker Regional Provisional visa

· Points tested , (commences 16th November 2019)
· 16,000 places allocated each year , 500 different occupations
· Replaces 489 family and state sponsored visas
· Must be sponsored by an eligible relative or state authority

· Points test here www.iscah.com/november-2019-points-test-new/

· Visa will be granted for initially 5 years
· Must live and work for 3 years in regional areas to get Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) 191 Visa
· Will need to earn for those 3 years a minimum income each year (not announced yet) (possibly 50-60k)
· Can move between regions and change occupations

· Cannot apply for any other skilled PR or 820 partner visa for 3 years
· Regional Australia is everywhere except Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane
DHA have announced their application fees  ($4045 main applicant, $2025 spouse, $1010 children). And further details including a detailed Q/A is here


Our fee for managing the whole 491 process for onshore student graduates is $3700 +GST, less $400 if you have already obtained your skills assessment
(40% initially, 30% only when invited to lodge, 30% when visa application lodged with DHA)
If you want to have us manage the process, and be watching out for all (489, 491 and 190) your state and family sponsored opportunities for this visa email us to visahelp@iscah.com and we will explain what we want you to do
Also our 491 clients receive our monthly visa reports so they can keep track of 189 invite times, scores needed and other visa pathways available to them.
Here is a sample – Sample Report – July 2019
Get in touch to start the ball rolling …