The Migration (LIN 19/209: Arrangements for Certain Skilled and Temporary Graduate Visa Applications) Instrument 2019 [“the Instrument”] amended vide the Migration (LIN 20/101: Arrangements for certain visa applications) Amendment Instrument 2020 dated 11 March 2020 is registered on 14 April 2020.
The Instrument provides form, place and manner for making an application Skilled and Temporary Graduate Visas requiring most visa applications to be made as an internet application. The date of commencement of the Instrument, as amended, is 14 March 2020.
Visas Subclasses covered under the Instrument are Subclass 887 (Skilled Regional) visa, Subclass 189 (Skilled Independent) visa, Subclass 190 (Skilled Nominated) visa, Subclass 476 (Skilled Recognised Graduate) visa, Subclass 485 (Temporary Graduate) visa, Subclass 489 (Skilled Regional (Provisional)) visa, Subclass 491 (Skilled Work Regional (Provisional)) visa.
The Amendment specifies that Subclass 491 (Skilled Work Regional (Provisional)) visa application made by secondary applicants must also be an internet application even in cases where the application is not lodged at the same time as the primary applicant.