With the use of the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482), Australian firms are able to sponsor a qualified individual to fill a post for which they are unable to find a qualified Australian candidate.
The Short Term Stream, Medium Stream, Labor Agreement Stream, and Subsequent Entrant Stream are the 4 distinct streams under this visa.
This visa allows you to
People Having to
Visa requirements for TSS
Prerequisites for TSS nominations for positions
With the help of the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (Subclass 457), eligible Australian employers can temporarily sponsor properly skilled foreign individuals to live and work in Australia.
A temporary residence visa is a Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (Subclass 457). If approved, the holder (and any family members listed in the application) is permitted to:
When submitting an application through the Temporary Residence Transition (TRT) stream of the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) subclass 186 visa, eligible holders of historical subclass 457 visas will be able to utilize an age exemption.
In order to qualify for the age exemption, holders of legacy subclass 457 visas must:
Beginning on July 1, 2022, the age exemption will be available for two years.
The improved access to permanent residency due to these visa amendments will benefit:
Legacy 457 visa holders (Temporary Work Skilled) who no longer meet the age criteria. Current 482 visa holders (Temporary Skill Shortage) in the short-term stream.
Routes to PR for short-term stream skilled professionals who are already employed
From July 1, 2022, those who meet the following criteria may apply for permanent residency:
Holders of 457 visa:
A person who, as of April 18, 2017, was in possession of a subclass 457 visa or had a 457 visa application that was later approved
Holders of visa 482:
Starting on July 1, 2022, if you hold a subclass 482, have lived in Australia for at least a year (between February 1, 2020, and December 14, 2021), and are now employed by an employer who is actively and legally running a business in Australia.
Regardless of whether their nominated occupation is on the Medium & Long-Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL), the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL), or the Regional Occupation List, this new legislation offers Subclass 482 visa holders in the short-term stream a pathway to permanent residency (ROL).
Applications submitted in accordance with the following Employer-sponsored programs are affected by this new legislation:
After July 1, 2022, candidates who currently hold a 482 visa in the short-term stream and have worked for their employer for two of the previous three years are eligible to apply for a 186 permanent resident visa.
The replacement for IMMI18/052, which was self-repealed on March 18, 2022, is the Legislative Instrument Migration (Specified Persons and Periods of Time for Regulation 5.19) Instrument (LIN 22/038) 2022.
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