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887 (Skill regional PR) Visa   
This visa is designed for skilled workers who have lived and worked in specified regional areas of Australia on a previous provisional skilled visa and wish to obtain permanent residency in Australia.


  • Permanent residency in Australia.
  • Opportunity to live, work, and study anywhere in Australia.
  • Access to government services and benefits.
  • Eligibility to apply for Australian citizenship, if eligible.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Hold an eligible visa or have held an eligible visa that expired outside Australia during the concession period.
  • Have lived for at least 2 years and worked full time for at least 1 year in a specified regional area, unless COVID-19 concessions apply.
  • Have complied with the conditions of the eligible visa you hold or have held.

Steps to Apply for Subclass 887 Visa:

  • Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria.
  • Gather the required documents, including proof of residency and employment in a designated regional area.
  • Lodge your application online through the Department of Home Affairs website.
  • Pay the relevant visa application fee.
  • Attend any requested interviews or health checks.
  • Wait for a decision on your visa application.