Temporary Skill Shortage Visa
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Christie Migration Agents is a specialist 482 Visa Consultant in Melbourne, VIC, providing affordable services for different types of visas as well.
Temporary Skill Shortage Visa
The Temporary Skill Shortage (482) visa is a temporary work visa that allows international skilled workers to travel to Australia and work for the employer who has sponsored them. The visa can be lodged both inside and outside Australia. TSS 482 visa is a replacement for the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457). The duration of visa may vary if:
• Your occupation is listed in the MLTSSL list, you will be granted a visa for four years
• Your occupation is listed on the STSOL list, you will be granted a visa for two years
You will be required to work for your sponsoring employer for 3 years to be eligible to apply for permanent residence.
The Temporary Skill Shortage visa is divided into three streams
1. Short-Term Stream
The visa is approved for a maximum of two years under STS, and four years is an International Trade Obligation is applicable. You can renew this visa for 2 more years onshore.
2. Medium-Term Stream
The visa is approved for a maximum of four years under this stream. You can renew this visa unlimited times.
3. Labour Agreement Stream
You can apply for this stream if your nominating employer has a labour agreement with the Department of Home Affairs of Australia.
Requirements for the Employer
The TSS 482 visa allows Australian employers to sponsor and nominate overseas employees to work for their company or business. The employer must:
• Perform a Labour Market Testing
• Be willing to pay a minimum market salary rate
A Three-Step Process
The TSS 482 visa involves a three-step process:
1. A sponsorship application by an approved employer.
2. A nomination application by an approved business.
3. A visa application by the nominated applicant
Requirements for the Application/Employee
• Must be nominated for a skilled occupation by an approved sponsor, running a legal and active business
• Have relevant work experience of a minimum of 2 years
• Possess necessary skills and qualifications for the position, and pass the skill assessment if required
• Be proficient in the English language
• Have a valid substantive visa, or a Bridging Visa (either subclass A, B, or C)
• Meet health and character requirements
• Meet specific requirements of the chosen stream
• Meet any other requirements and conditions that apply to this visa application
What This Visa Allows You For
• Include your dependent family members in your visa application
• Travel in and out of Australia
• Family members can work and study in Australia
How We Can Help
Christie Migration Agents can take care of your business sponsorship, nomination, and visa application procedures. We will ensure all the stakeholders are fully informed and confident in the application process. Contact us to book an appointment with one of our Registered Migration Agents.