Closure of Subclass 187
The Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) Subclass 187 will close from 16 November 2019.
The RSMS subclass will remain open for applicants who:
Closure of Subclass 489
The Department has announced the transitional arrangements for the closure of the Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subclass 489 visa program. The following timeline has been provided by the Department:
|Visa Subclass||1 July||10 Sept||11 Sept||15 Nov||16 Nov|
|Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 489)||Invitations can be issued
EOIs can be submitted
Nominations can be made
Applications for visas can be lodged
|Last day to nominate and invite
Last day for EOIs
|Applications for visas can be lodged
NO further nominations made
NO further invitations made
NO further EOIs submitted
|SC 489 Program closed
Transitional arrangements to SC 887 for existing SC 489 VH
Applications lodged prior to the 16 November 2019 cut off date will continue to be processed as usual.
Following the announcement of the 10 September 2019 cut off date, state, territory and regional authorities are beginning to provide information on their procedures in the lead up to the closure of the Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subclass 489 visa program.
South Australia DAMA
Immigration South Australia has indicated its Designated Area Migration Agreements opened on 7 July 2019.
The DAMA openings were delayed due to the technical issues that occurred last week caused by the large amount of traffic caused by the opening of applications for the General Skilled Migration program.