Why Us

Australian visa legislation and the visa application process is not only complex, but can change very rapidly. At Migration Expert, our migration consultants understand the nuances of Australian visa legislation and will save you hours of time by determining the best visa option for you.

The benefit of choosing Migration Expert is that you will have an experienced MARA registered consultant working with you from start to finish. Established in 2002, our skilled team has a deep understanding of Australian visa requirements and can navigate complex criteria for your individual circumstances. This culminates in a stress-free, streamlined process for you.

Migration Expert has provided countless people globally expert advice and support through the Australian visa application process. And we can help you too.

Migration Expert is not affiliated with the Australian Government and act independently in the interests of our clients.

Australian Skilled Regional Sponsored Visa (Subclass 489) Information

Australian Skilled Regional Sponsored Visa (Subclass 489) Information

How Do I Know If I Qualify for a Skilled Regional Sponsored Visa (Subclass 489) to Australia?

By completing the Free Assessment you will a have better understanding of your eligibility to apply for a Skilled Regional Sponsored Visa (Subclass 489).

For a detailed assessment of your eligibility you may purchase one of our Migration Services. By doing this, an Australian Migration Consultant will be assigned to your profile to provide you with more personalised service.


What are the Processing Times and Costs?

Our Fees
Managed Visa Application***
US$2999 Select
Guided Visa Application**
US$399 Select
Professional Consultation
US$99 Select
Government Fees and Processing Times
Application Fee AU$3600
Partner Application Fee AU$1800
Dependents Application Fee 18 years or older AAU$1800
Under 18 years AAU$900
Second Instalment (click for details) A$4885
Processing Times 12 to 36 months

* All fees and processing times are obtained from government sources


What Steps Should I Take to Apply for a Skilled Regional Sponsored Visa (Subclass 489)?

1. Take the Skilled Regional Sponsored Visa (Subclass 489) Assessment

2. Complete the Australian Online Interview

3. Australian Visa Application Service