It has been announced that the South Australian government is allowing those applicants of its nominated provisional visa program (just subclass 487, subclass 489, subclass 495 and subclass 475) and who live and work in the state to apply for the Skilled Nominated Permanent visa -- 190, which is a under the aegis of Immigration South Australia.
In order to apply for provisional state nominated visa, the applicant must meet all of the minimum eligibility requirements. No exemptions are allowed. The applicant must pay a fee of $3520. If the applicant has already applied for the Skilled Regional Permanent visa - 887, he/she ought to wait for the results that application.
Applicants to this program must be provisional nominated visa holders of South Australian state. Provisional visa holders from other states and territories are are not allowed to apply. Also, the applicant for this program must be currently working in South Australia (minimum 20 hours per week) to apply. Applications which are nominated by the state under this trial/experimental program will be processed on priority i.e. on a ‘first come first come basis’. The experimental program will be held from 14 May 2014 till 15 June 2014, or, till the date when the limit of the nomination quota is filled.