What are the Eligibility criteria for visa subclass 887?

What are the Eligibility criteria for visa subclass 887?
Posted by Migration Agent Adelaide on April 15, 2019

If the applicant wants to study in Australia and work together with it, then the Visa Subclass 887 is meant for that applicant.  This is a visa Australia that allows the applicant to stay permanently in Australia and work as well as study there. The applicant can even travel from and to Australia for a span of 5 years and become eligible to apply for citizenship of the country. In addition to that, the applicant can sponsor his/her relatives to come to this place with this skilled regional visa subclass 887. The applicant can even enroll in Medicare, which is the public health care scheme in Australia. So if the applicant is looking to shift to Australia permanently then this is the visa for the applicant.

Let us first understand the eligibility criteria for visa subclass 887.

Eligibility for 887 visas Australia:

  • Age Limit: There is no eligibility with regards to the age limit for this visa.
  • Visa: The applicant must have an eligible visa. For that, the applicant can contact a registered migration agent Adelaide.
  • Compliance: The applicant must comply with the conditions for visa eligibility. If the applicant is or was holding the eligible visa, then the applicant should comply with the conditions associated with the visa.
  • Residence: There are two cases for this eligibility that are mentioned as follows:
    • If the applicant is nominated by a territory or state government then he must:
      • Should have eligibility for visa holder of Australia for a span of at least two years.
      • Must have resident for a minimum of two years in low population growth or regional metropolitan area.
    • If the applicant is sponsored by any of his family members then residence criteria are as follows:
      • Show is eligibility for visa holder for a duration of minimum two years.
      • Must have resident for a time period of minimum of two years in a particular designated region of Australia.
  • Work requirement: if a person is looking to obtain this skilled visa, then the eligibility criteria is that the person should have worked for a minimum time span of 12 months. The person should have lived in Australia and worked on a full-time basis (35 hours or more in a week) for this time.The criteria are as follows:
  • Must have lived in low population growth or a regional metropolitan area if the applicant is nominated by a territory or state government.
  • Must have lived and worked in a particular region of Australi if the applicant is sponsored by any family member.
  • Health Requirement: The applicant or any family members associated with the applicant that is applying for the visa must meet the country’s health requirements for this visa. In some cases, the applicant might need to undergo a health examination and provide a medical certificate too.
  • Character requirement:  the applicant and any of their family members who are above the age of 16 years must comply with the character requirement of the country for visa application.
  • Australian values statement: The applicant is required to sign the statement of Australian values. The applicant must read or get explained about the Life in Australia booklet. The applicant must also confirm that he/she will respect the way of life of Australia and follow all the laws of Australia by signing the Australian Values Statement.
  • No Debt: The applicant must not hold any debt, on him from the Australian Government. If the applicant has any debt that he/she owes to the Australian Government then the applicant must pay it back or make a formal arrangement to repay it.
  • Not have a canceled visa or a refused visa application in the past: there are chances that the applicant might not be considered eligible for this visa if the applicant had canceled a visa or was refused visa earlier when applied.

Cost of Visa Subclass 887: – 

The visa costs around AUD 385 for the main applicant. There is also the charge for the family member who is applying for the visa with the main applicant. The applicant might have to pay extra for an applicant who is 18 years older and who is having less functional English. This is the charge for the next installment fee. You have to pay it only when the applicant has asked for it.

The second installment fee is AUD 4890. The applicant might also have to pay other costs for police certificates, health checks, and biometrics.

If an applicant requires any type of assistance in the application and processing of this type of visa, then the applicant can contact a migration agent Adelaide. Migration agent knows all the terms and conditions associated with visa subclass 887 processing and can help the applicant to get it right in one go.

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