Temporary Skill Shortage visa- Subclass 482

The Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482), also known as the “TSS visa,” is a work visa that permits Australian firms to sponsor someone from another country to work for them in Australia.

This work visa was first introduced on March 19, 2019. It took the place of the DHA-abolished Temporary Work visa subclass 457.

You may be eligible for the TSS visa if you have the skills to fill a job opportunity with an Australian firm who is looking to hire you.

The TSS visa is divided into three (3) categories:

Refer to the Consolidated Skilled Occupations list to find the stream that relates to you. If your occupation qualifies you for the short-term stream, your TSS visa will be authorised for a maximum of two (2) years. If your occupation qualifies you for the medium-term stream, your TSS visa will be authorised for a maximum of four (4) years.

What are the criteria for a Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) application?

The TSS visa has the following general requirements:

What are the usual qualifications for firms applying for a Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482)?

Employers who sponsor foreign nationals on the TSS visa to work in Australia must comply with the following requirements:

How can I apply for a Subclass 482 Temporary Skill Shortage visa?