Concessions offered for Skilled Regional visa

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The Department of Home Affairs is offering a concession to those applicants of regional 887 visa who are worried that COVID-19 might have affected their visa application.

The eligible applicants of Skilled – Regional visa (subclass 887) can use concessions offered by the Department of home affairs, such as making their application outside Australia.

They can also be granted a visa while they are outside Australia if they meet the criteria.

  • COVID concessions to lodgement and eligibility requirements will be available to eligible prospective Skilled – Regional visa (subclass 887) applicants.
  • They can make their application outside Australia and visa can be granted.
  • 887 visa is for people who have lived and worked in specified areas of regional Australia on a previous, eligible visa.


Source: SBS