When it comes to Australian permanent residency visas, the 186 visa and 187 RSMS (Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme) visa are similar in that both require employer sponsorship. However, there are several differences between the two and it’s advisable to carefully weigh these up or seek the advice of a Registered Migration Agent before choosing which to apply for. You can read more about both visa types on our website, but here is a summary of the main differences. Working in a regional area One of the main differences between the 186 visa and 187 visa is that the 187 […]