Australia Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482)

The Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa (Subclass 482) is a temporary visa designed for highly skilled professionals who have been sponsored by an eligible employer. This visa enables Australian employers to nominate skilled workers for temporary positions within their organizations.


Australia Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482)

The Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa, also known as the Subclass 482 visa, is a fantastic opportunity for highly skilled professionals looking to work in Australia. Whether you're already in Australia or residing outside the country, this visa grants you the freedom to live, work, and study in the land Down Under for a specified period. It offers three distinct visa streams: Short-term, Medium-term, and Labour Agreement, catering to different employment needs. Keep in mind that this visa is temporary, and your stay duration depends on your approved nomination. Here's the exciting part: after three years, some fortunate individuals may become eligible for permanent residency. So, it's time to prepare, pack your bags, familiarize yourself with Aussie slang, and embark on your adventure Down Under!

Currently no Age Requirement
Pathway to Permanent Residency if Eligible
Approved Work Sponsor
Competent English Required

Benefits of the TSS (Subclass 482) Visa

  • Work, live, and study in Australia for the duration of your visa.
  • Gain valuable work experience in your nominated occupation with an Australian employer.
  • Have your immediate family members join you in Australia as your dependents.
  • Have the ability to transition to permanent residency if you meet the eligibility criteria.
  • Opportunity to travel in and out of Australia during the validity of your visa.
  • If eligible, apply for Permanent Residency.

Occupation and Skills

When applying for an employer-sponsored visa, it's essential to ensure that your occupation is on the approved list of skilled occupations. You'll also need a positive skills assessment from the relevant assessing authority to demonstrate your skills and expertise to the Australian government.

English Test

Competent English language skills are the minimum requirement for all skilled visas, including employer-sponsored visas. However, achieving proficient or superior scores in an English test can earn you additional points for your application. Strong English language skills are crucial when applying for any of these visas.

Pathway to Permanent Residency

TSS visa holders who are eligible and have an occupation listed on the Regional Occupation List can apply through the Temporary Residence Transition (TRT) stream of the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS). It's important to note that this pathway will only be available for two years, starting from its launch on 1 July 2022.

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