The purpose of this visa is to allow holders of certain provisional visas to apply for permanent residency.
To be granted this visa, you must have lived for at least two years and worked full time for a total period of 12 months in a Specified Regional Area of Australia before lodging your visa application.
The Skilled - Regional Residence (887) visa is offered by the Australian Government through the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).
Migrants do not require state nomination to apply for this visa.
For more information and to apply, visit the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.