How long the visa lasts

Extended pathway

Your visa lasts for four years from the date you were granted your current skilled visa.

For example, if you have spent 2.5 years on a your current skilled visa, your Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) will last for 1.5 years.

Invited pathway

Your visa lasts for four years from the date of grant.

Subsequent entry

Your visa lasts until the visa that your family member holds, ends.