Formerly known as the 457 visa, the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (TSS 482) is a Temporary Work Visa that allows skilled workers to stay in Australia and work for the business sponsoring them for a period up to:
As the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (TSS 482) is the replacement visa for the Temporary Work (Skilled) Visa (subclass 457), it is fairly similar but different in its requirements. This visa can be lodged if you are either in or outside of Australia.
In order to be eligible to apply for Permanent Residency, you will be required to work for 3 years for the nominated employer (instead of the 2-year requirement that was formerly required under the 457 visa.
The TSS is divided into three unique main streams:
The employer’s side:
The Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (TSS 482) has been developed for employers who want to nominate an overseas employee (the nominee). The employer’s role in relation to this visa has become more active, meaning that the employer is required to ensure:
The TSS Involves a Three – Step Process:
Step 1. A sponsorship application by the employer to become a standard business sponsor. The sponsorship approval will last 5 years.
Step 2. A nomination application for a skilled position by the employer. The nomination is generally valid for 12 months from its approval.
Step 3. A visa application is lodged for the proposed employee.
The above streams refer to two different occupational lists as follows:
The labour agreement (c) Stream
Therefore, an overseas worker may be eligible as a candidate for this visa if they:
There may be additional eligibility for the following streams:
It is our number one priority, as a registered migration agency with years of experience, to provide you with the most suitable solution in order to get your visa approved.
The TSS 482 Visa (ex-457 visa) is a new visa and as such requires strict requirements to be met and does not allow the same flexibility associated with the 457 visa. The TSS 482 Visa can lead to Permanent Residency or may give you the option to acquire more experience to obtain an alternative visa.
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