Australia Temporary Skill Shortage visa(482 visa)

Short-term stream

This visa enables employers to address labour shortages by bringing in skilled workers where employers can’t source an appropriately skilled Australian worker.

Stay

You can stay for up to 2 years or up to 4 years if an International Trade Obligation (ITO) applies. Hong Kong passport holders may stay up to 5 years.

Cost

From AUD1,330

Processing Time

  • 25% of applications: 44 Days
  • 50% of applications: 3 Months
  • 75% of applications: 6 Months
  • 90% of applications: 11 Months

Currently, the Department is prioritising applications on the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) and those in critical sectors as per Ministerial Directions.  

Medium-term stream

This visa enables employers to address labour shortages by bringing in skilled workers where employers can’t source an appropriately skilled Australian worker.

Stay

Up to 4 years.

Hong Kong passport holders may stay up to 5 years.

Cost

From AUD2,770

Processing Time

  • 25% of applications: 30 Days
  • 50% of applications: 53 Days
  • 75% of applications: 3 Months
  • 90% of applications: 6 Months

Currently, the Department is prioritising applications on the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) and those in critical sectors as per Ministerial Directions.  

Labour agreement stream

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.

Stay

Up to a maximum of 4 years, depending on the terms in the labour agreement.

Hong Kong passport holders may stay up to 5 years.

Cost

From AUD2,770

Processing Time

  • 25% of applications: 36 Days
  • 50% of applications: 58 Days
  • 75% of applications: 3 Months
  • 90% of applications: 6 Months

Currently, the Department is prioritising applications on the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) and those in critical sectors as per Ministerial Directions.  

Subsequent entrant

This visa is for family members of subclass 457 and TSS visa holders who are applying separately for their TSS visa and wish to join the primary subclass 457 or TSS visa holder in Australia.

Stay

You can stay for as long as your visa is valid.

Cost

From AUD1,330

Processing Time

Processing times are not available.

Check Also

How To Move To Sweden Without A Job

How To Move To Sweden Without A Job

In April 2022, the Swedish government announced a new visa for people looking for work. …

One comment

  1. Great post .thanks

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: