Subclass 482

Australia Subclass 482 Visa

Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) or “TSS visa” is a work visa which allows Australian employers to sponsor a person from overseas to work in their business in Australia. This particular work visa was introduced on 19 March 2019.

What is a 482 visa in Australia?

This visa is for skilled workers nominated by employers who have a Labour Agreement. It lets you live and work in Australia temporarily. Labour agreements are developed between the Australian Government (represented by the Department) and employers.01-Jul-2021

Is 482 visa still available?

TSS visa holders can work in Australia in their nominated occupation and may have a pathway to permanent residency. … From 18 March 2018, the 457 visa was abolished and replaced with the TSS visa (Subclass 482). The TSS 482 visa is comprised of a Short-Term stream, Medium-Term stream and Labour agreement stream.

How long is a 482-visa valid for?

2 years

This visa enables employers to address labour shortages by bringing in skilled workers where employers can’t source an appropriately skilled Australian worker. You can stay for up to 2 years or up to 4 years if an International Trade Obligation (ITO) applies.

How long does it take to process 482 visa?

For the short-term stream, the processing time for 482 visas usually ranges from 43 days to 70 days. The visa 482 processing time for the Medium-term stream may lie anywhere between 38 days and 66 days. It can take 35 days to 52 days for the 482 visas to get processed if you apply under the Labour agreement stream.

Do we need work experience for 482 visa?

TSS visa (482 visa): 2 years of relevant work experience required for all applicants. … One of the new requirements for visa applicants is that they must have “worked in the nominated occupation or a related field for at least 2 years”.

Can you get PR on a 482 visa?

If you have a TSS 482 visa issued through the medium term stream, you are eligible to apply for permanent residency if or when you: you have worked for the same sponsor for three years on your TSS visa; … you are under 45 years of age at the time of lodging your permanent residency visa.

How can I convert my 482 visa to PR?

Pathways to apply for Permanent Residency on a Medium Term TSS 482 Visa: Applicants on a TSS visa have a pathway to permanent residency through the Employer Sponsored Temporary Transition Stream (ENS/RSMS) if: your occupation is on the Medium Term list. have worked for the same employer for 3 years on your TSS visa.

Can I study on visa 482?

With Visa 482, you can study as well as work for your sponsor for 4 years in the country. While pursuing your studies in the country, you will not receive any government assistance. Travelling to and for from the country is possible for as many times as you wish for till the visa 482 is valid.

Can you extend 482 visa?

Yes. For visas granted to occupations on the STSOL, a visa holder can re-apply for one further two-year TSS visa. For those with occupations on the MLTSSL, the visa holder can renew the TSS visa for a further 4 years, or transition to permanent residency.

Can I change employer on 482 visa?

In order to change the employer while holding a visa subclass 482, your new employer needs to be willing to sponsor you and lodge a nomination for you. You cannot work for your new employer until a (favourable) decision is made on a new nomination application lodged by your proposed employer.

Is a 482 visa a resident for tax purposes?

In a tax return, the tax residency status on a 482 Visa tax return could either be resident or non-resident. Therefore one may be an Australian resident for tax purpose even if he/she is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident for immigration purposes.

How many times can you renew 482 visa?

For visas granted to occupations on the STSOL, a visa holder can re-apply for one further two year TSS visa. For those with occupations on the MLTSSL, the visa holder can renew the TSS visa for a further 4 years, or transition to permanent residency.

Does Visa 482 require skill assessment?

Skills assessments are only needed for TSS subclass 482 visas in a limited set of circumstances. A particular legislative instrument (IMMI 18/039) requires skills assessments for particular occupations from particular countries who do not meet an exemption.13-Nov-2018

Documents required and checklist for the 482 Visa:

  • Nomination by your sponsor.
  • 482 Visa application form.
  • Proof of identity.
  • Skill Assessment Report.
  • Results of English Language Test.
  • Documents related to skilled employment.
  • 2 coloured photographs of passport size.
  • Documents supporting your educational qualification.