July 1, 2023

New visa application charges from 1 July 2023

If you apply online on or after 12:00 am (AEST) 1 July 2023, you will pay the new VAC. This is regardless of when you started the application. Your application is considered submitted when we receive it, along with the VAC. If you apply online and pay by credit or debit card, PayPal, or UnionPay, your application […]

June 22, 2023

Income requirement for the Subclass 191 visa

The Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa in the Regional Provisional stream is the pathway to permanent residence for eligible holders of: Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) (subclass 491) visa Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) (subclass 494) visa. There is no minimum income requirement for the Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa (subclass 191). There is no legislative instrument […]

July 1, 2023

Post Study Work Right Extension

Following an announcement on eligible qualifications in February 2023, the Australian Government has now released the full list of all selected courses (degrees) eligible for an extended post-study ‘stay and work’ period in Australia. Extended post-study work rights are intended for international students graduating with a degree linked to workforce shortages in Australia. The Australian Government […]