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Temporary Skilled Shortage Visa

Temporary Skilled Shortage Visa

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The Temporary Skill Shortage visa (TSS) Subclass 482 visa lets an employer sponsor a suitably skilled worker to fill a position they cannot find a suitably skilled Australian to fill. This visa was introduced on 19 March 2019. It replaced the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457).

The Subclass 482 Visa (TSS) has 3 different streams:

  • Short-Term Stream - up to two years

  • Medium-Term Stream - up to four years

  • Labour Agreement Stream

You must be nominated by a Standard Business Sponsor or a business that has applied for a Standard Business Sponsorship. Your employer must alos lodge a nomination application.

There is no age limit for the TSS (Subclass 482) visa.

✅Available Visas
Temporary Skilled Shortage Visa

Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482) Medium

This visa lets an employer sponsor a skilled worker to fill a position they cannot find a suitably skilled Australian to fil.

With this visa you can

  • Work in Australia for up to 4 years;

  • Study in Australia

  • Travel to and from Australia as many times as you want

  • If eligible apply for permanent residence.

How long you can stay

This is a temporary visa. You can stay in Australia for the period of time your employer nominates you for up to a maximum period of 4 year.

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