Time Period validity of visa subclass 187

Get to Know about Time Period validity of visa subclass 187

The validity of RSMS Subclass Visa 187 is indefinite as it is a permanent resident visa for individuals who get sponsored by nominating employer for a position located in regional area of Australia (Only certain sates in New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia and Victoria while the entire states of Tasmania, South Australia, Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory are considered to be regional area) and their family members.

The 2 streams of the 187 Visa

Direct Entry stream

This stream is applicable to the candidates who are nominated by an Australian employer to work in a job in a regional area of Australia along with the following requisites:

  • Have an skilled occupation available on the SOL (Skilled Occupation List)
  • Possess minimum three years of relevant working experience based on your occupation
  • Have skills assessment, again based on your occupation
  • Accept to continue working with the nominating organization for at least two years

Benefits of Direct Entry stream

  • Live indefinitely in Australia
  • Work indefinitely in Australia
  • Study indefinitely in Australia
  • Bring eligible relative to Australia by sponsoring them for permanent residence
  • Apply for citizenship in Australia, if eligible
  • Register for Medicare, to get health related benefits
  • Travel without restrictions for a period of five years (in and out of the country)

Cost to apply under this stream

If you wish to apply for Subclass Visa 187 under Direct Entry stream it will cost you AUD 3755 (Additional charges for police certificates, biometrics and health checks may also apply). There is also an application fee for each additional applicant (family member) who you include in the visa application with you which is AUD 4890 (for any member aged 18 years or above).

Processing Time

Your visa application for DE stream may take up to 21 – 24 months to process. However it may take longer if you do not provide all the relevant documents on time, fill incorrect details and do not pay proper charges for the visa application.

Temporary Residence Transition stream

TRT stream is generally available for the 457 visa holders who have already worked for the sponsoring organization for minimum 3 years (full-time position) in a regional area of Australia. No skills assessment is required. Other requirements are as under:

  • Hold a Bridging Visa A, B or C
  • Is been nominated by an employer in Australia
  • Apply within six months of employment nomination

Benefits of TRT Stream

  • Live indefinitely in Australia
  • Work indefinitely in Australia
  • Study indefinitely in Australia
  • Bring eligible relative to Australia by sponsoring them for permanent residence
  • Apply for citizenship in Australia, if eligible
  • Register for Medicare, to get health related benefits
  • Travel without restrictions for a period of five years (in and out of the country)

Cost to apply under this stream

If you wish to apply for Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme Subclass 187 Visa under TRT stream it will cost you AUD 3755 (Additional charges for police certificates, biometrics and health checks may also apply). There is also an application fee for each additional applicant (family member) who you include in the visa application with you which is AUD 4890 (for any member aged 18 years or above).

Processing Time

Your visa application for DE stream may take up to 12 – 21 months to process. However it may take longer if you do not provide all the relevant documents on time, fill incorrect details and do not pay proper charges for the visa application.

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