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Temporary Skill Shortage Visa Subclass 482

Australian organizations can use the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa Subclass 482 to recruit overseas workers to Australia if they fail to employ a skilled Australian worker. The visa is designed to combat the labor shortage in the country. The visa holders can work for their relevant occupation under three streams: Short-Term Stream, Medium-Term Stream and Labor-Agreement Stream.

Who is eligible for this visa?

Candidates must meet the following requirements in order to apply for this visa:

What The Visa Holder is Permitted to Do in Australia?

Holders of the Temporary Skill Shortage Subclass 482 Visa have the permission to reside and work in Australia till the validity period of the visa. Visa applicants are permitted to include their family members in the visa application and travel to and from Australia.

Temporary Skill Shortage Subclass 482 Visa Requirements:

Applicants applying for the Temporary Skill Shortage Subclass 482 Visa must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

Q&A’s For Subclass 186 Visa

Temporary Skill Shortage Subclass 482 holders are permitted to reside in Australia for up to 2 years, or for longer, i.e., a period of 4 years only if an International Trade Obligation (ITO) applies. Passport holders of Honk Kong are permitted to stay for up to 5 years.

The validity period varies for every stream of the visa, as listed below:

  • Medium term stream: up to 4 years but 5 years for Honk Kong passport holders.
  • Labor agreement stream: maximum of years, but Honk Kong passport holders can stay for up to 5 years.
  • Subsequent entrant: stay for as long as your visa remains valid.

The application costs for the Temporary Skill Shortage Subclass 482 visa starts from AUD 1290. The cost varies according to the applied stream:

  • Medium term stream: AUD 2690
  • Labor agreement stream: AUD 2690
  • Subsequent entrant: from AUD 1290

It can take from up to 7 months to 11 months for the visa application to be processed, depending on which stream you have applied for. 

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Immigration agent Melbourne is constituted of a team of experienced, dedicated, and qualified agents who analyze the personal circumstances for each client, after which they discuss the best-suited Business Visa options available according to the situation of the client. Our agents are experienced in some similar category visas which enables them to provide individual clients the most suitable possible solution based on their circumstances. We work to provide you with a comprehensive picture of whether you meet the eligibility criteria or not, and then complete your application for you to the Department of Home Affairs. The visa holder can reside, work, and even study in the country.