TEMPORARY SKILL SHORTAGE VISA
The new Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (TSS) (Subclass 482) has been introduced as a replacement of the Temporary Work Visa (Subclass 457).
The TSS visa subclass 482 is designed to assist employers who are unable to meet their skilled Australian workforce needs from the local labour market to sponsor overseas workers in a nominated occupation to live and work in Australia on a temporary basis.
The visa includes 2 streams:
SHORT – TERM STREAM
You will select this stream if your nominated occupation is on the Short -Term Skilled Occupation list (STSOL) for a TSS Visa. This visa allows you to stay in Australia up to 2 years.
MEDIUM- TERM STREAM
You will select this stream if your nominated occupation is on Medium and Long-term Strategic Skill List (MLTSSL). This visa allows you to stay in Australia for up to 4 years and the pathway to apply for the ENS (Employer Nomination Shame) visa for permanent residency.
The application process is generally three stages to sponsor a skilled worker under the subclass 482 visa program (both streams):
- Employer applies to be a sponsor.
- Employer nominates a position.
- Employee applies for a visa.
Applications for each of these three stages can be submitted at the same time.
To solve your doubts or see if you are eligible for this visa, please contact us for an assessment.