Australia Temporary Skill Shortage Visa


The Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa is a temporary visa for highly skilled professionals who have been sponsored by an eligible employ. The visa allows Australian employ to nominate skilled workers for temporary positions in their organizations.

Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (TSS) - Subclass 482

The Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa, also known as the Subclass 482 visa, is a great opportunity for highly skilled professionals who want to work in Australia. Whether you're already in Australia or outside the country, this visa allows you to live, work, and study in the land Down Under for a specified period. There are 3 different visa streams: Short-term, Medium-term and Labour Agreement. This visa is temporary, and you can stay in the country for as long as your approved nomination allows. But here's the exciting part: after three years, some lucky people may be eligible for permanent residency. So, get ready to pack your bags, brush up on your Aussie slang, and start 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)

  • Work, live and study in Australia for the duration of your visa.
  • Gain valuable work experience in your nominated occupation with an Australian employ.
  • 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 employ-sponsored visa, it's important to ensure that your occupation is on the approved list of skilled occupations. You also need a positive skills assessment from the relevant assessing authority to showcase your skills and expertise to the Australian government, similar to an audition.

English Test

Having competent English language skills is the minimum requirement for all skilled visas, including employ-sponsored visas. However, obtaining proficient or superior scores in an English test can earn you additional points towards your application. Having strong English language skills is essential 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 Employ Nomination Scheme (ENS). However, 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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