What if I separate from my partner on a 489 visa?
Firstly, there is no condition on your visa except for 8539 or 8549. Secondly, all 489 visa holders have no legal obligation to inform the department of a change of circumstances such as change of marital status, change of address or change of employment.
Can my de facto partner come to Australia?
Partner visa (Permanent) This visa lets the de facto partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen live in Australia permanently. It is usually only for people who currently hold a temporary Partner visa (subclass 820).
How do I convert my 489 visa to PR?
How to go from the Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 489) to PR (Permanent Residency)?
- Live and work in the state that sponsored you for two years from the date your visa is granted.
- after you arrive and get settled into your new home, you must advise your state of your address and contact details.
How can I get PR for my husband in Australia?
In order to be eligible for a spouse visa to Australia, you must fulfill the following requirements:
- You and your spouse have a commitment to a shared life as husband and wife, whether or not you are legally married, to the exclusion of all others.
- Your relationship is genuine and continuing.
Is 489 visa still available?
The Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subclass 489 visa closed to new applicants on 11 September 2019, and will be replaced by the new will be replaced by the new Subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional visa. Further details are available in our news article here.
Is visa 489 a permanent resident?
The Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subclass 489 visa is a 4-year provisional visa which requires holders to live and work in a regional area to obtain permanent residence. To qualify, you would need be sponsored by either a relative living in a designated area or a State or Territory Government.
Can you get a subclass 489 visa in Australia?
Subclass 489 Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa For skilled workers who want to live and work in regional Australia You can bring your family
Do you have to stay in a specific area on a 489 visa?
Although it is required that visa holders stay in a specified regional area, this is not to say that they are unable to leave that area. They may do so for a multitude of purposes, such as for business, for work training or a vacation. Travel, whether recreational or for work, should not be very frequent or for long periods at a time.
Do you need subclass 489 visa for SA-Pax migration?
If you are interested in exploring your eligibility for a subclass 489 visa under the Second Provisional Visa stream, be aware that you must already hold a subclass 475, 487, 495 or 496 visa to qualify. Also note that these visa subclasses are no longer being granted by the Department (they have been removed from the visa migration programme).
Where do you have to live to apply for SA visa?
If you are applying for sponsorship by an eligible relative, the following additional requirements apply: Your sponsor must be usually resident in a designated area of Australia, which includes the entire states of South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia, as well as selected postcodes within New South Wales and Queensland; and