Temporary Skill Shortage Visa Subclass 482

The Temporary Skill Shortage Visa Subclass 482 authorizes the Australian government to reduce the labor shortage problem by getting in experienced one from outside the country. With the support of Subclass 482 Visa the workers can work in the country for up to 2 years with the help of a financier and up to 4 years if International trade Obligation (ITO) permits. They can visit to and from the country as many times as they want during the visa tenure. If they qualify, they can also apply for the permanent one. The visa encourages employment of distant Australia worker and with this visa, they can also attain a permanent visa which permits them to stay for unspecified time.

With this visa the applicant can also pursue their studies but without government support. The visa is categorized under three streams such as labour agreement stream, short-term stream and medium term stream. As this visa is familiar with the other regional visas, the Migration Agent Australia will help you out in the process involved in achieving the visa. The details of acquiring the permanent one can be received from ISA Migrations & Education Consultants. The applicant can also include their family members when they are applying for the visa and they can also come and visit the country with them.

Who can apply?

The one who is applying for the temporary Skill Shortage Visa Subclass 482 can be within the country or any other country but not in the migration clearance.
If you are within the country, then the procedure that needs to be followed is:

  • You should be a holder of a substantive visa or
  • A bridging visa B or bridging visa C or bridging visa A to get Visa Subclass 482.

If you are applying from any other country, then the procedure is:

  • You can carry more than one temporary skill shortage visa for short term
  • If you already have a temporary skill shortage visa then you should be within the country while applying for Subclass 482 Visa.

There are three streams to the TSS 482 visa: 

  • Short-Term Stream
  • Medium-term Stream
  • Labour Agreement Stream

What Subclass Visa 482 Lets You To Do in Australia?

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 fro from the country is possible for as many times as you wish for till the visa 482 is valid. If you wish to reside in the country, then you need to apply for the permanent residence. During these 4 years, you can also include your family member who wants to reside in the country with you. You are also eligible to visit your home country whenever you wish to.

Requirements of Subclass 482 Visa

The Visa Subclass 482 should contain all the required documents with required information in it. The application form should be free from any kind of wrong documents. As if any kind of situation arises it will be difficult for the visa to process. The TSS 482 Visa Requirements are discussed below:

  • Character and health requirement should be cleared by the respective applicant.
  • People from any age bar can apply for “this visa”.
  • Basic English language is must for the applicant.
  • Requirements of the concerned employer should be fulfilled.
  • The candidate should be proposed by the concerned entity.

Eligibility criteria for Visa Subclass 482

The specified visa is for the one who hires candidates to employ for a particular job. The Australian government higher officials will assess these visas, so don’t forget to follow each and every step carefully. The various factors which are listed below should be attained to meet the eligibility of the visa:

Age bar
No specific age bar is required for applying for Subclass 482 Visa.

Appropriate Visa
At present, you should either have a substantive visa or a bridging visa A, bridging visa B, or bridging visa C.

Previous visa conditions
If you are already in the country at the time of applying for the visa then you should follow the conditions of substantive visa or bridging visa.

Before applying for Temporary Skill Shortage Visa Subclass 482 your financer needs to submit a specified application regarding your details. “This visa” is only possible if they are an approved financer or at least they have presented the application form to become a standard business sponsor.

Working for the Australian Business financer
You must be employed in your concerning occupation and you must be employed in that occupation or any other related entity.

Working for the overseas business financer
You must be employed in that particular occupation and you might have employed in that preferred business only.

Qualified and skilled
If you are a primary visa applicant then you must understand that you should have the required knowledge and experience to perform the duty. Some applicants might go through training for their work assessment to make it clear that they meet the necessary requirements.

Experience in the preferred field
You should have experience of two years in a particular occupation which needs to be completed while working in that particular occupation. If you have achieved any work experience in the preferred field then your work in the specified position will involve the same or closely related work which is mentioned in the Australian and New Zealand standard classification of occupations (ANZSCO).

Health Insurance
While in the country, primary and secondary visa are liable for their health care costs. An adequate health cover needs to be maintained before arriving in the country.

Health requirement
Anyone who is applying for Visa Subclass 482 should meet the health requirements listed by the Australian government for attaining the visa.

Character requirement
You and your family members who are applying for the visa should satisfy the character requirements stated by the respective country.

A short term visa holder
Be a true visa holder to come and stay in the country.

No Debt
While applying for the visa, you should not have any money that you owe to the Australian government.

Rejection or cancellation
Your visa should not have faced any cancellation or rejection while staying in Australia.

To know Basic English language is compulsory for the candidate.

The applicant needs to sign the statement stating he or she will accept the Australian way of life and respect Australian laws.

Opportunities of TSS 482 Visas
If you are accompanying with your family with TSS 482 Visa then you have the opportunity to do the following:

  • You can perform your job until the validity of the Subclass 482 Visa.
  • You can also study in Australia without any government assistance.
  • You can travel in and around the world as many times as you want.
  • If you are qualified for Visa Subclass 482; you can also submit the application for a permanent visa while staying in the country itself.

Checklist for Subclass 482 Visa

The Subclass 482 Visa Checklist should contain all the details regarding the visa process and the documents required for the visa are stated below:

  • Prepare a list of the documents required for the Subclass 482 or Temporary Skill Shortage Visa which needs to be presented along with application form to the concerned person.

  • Now collect all the documents such as character requirements, English marks card, identity card, health requirements etc.

  • You can apply for the visa through online mode and also submit the application fees.

  • Once your application starts processing, you receive information stating the same.

  • If your visa application gets accepted you will receive the information regarding your visa.

Processing time for Subclass 482 Visa

The 482 Visa Processing Time depends on when you have submitted the application form. Sooner you apply, earlier you get the visa. The application form should have all the required details with all the necessary documents properly placed and checked before submitting it.

Visa Stream Processing Time
Short – Term Stream 75% of Applications 90% applications
77 days 7 Months
Medium – Term Stream 75% of Applications 90% applications
4 Months 7 Months
Labour Agreement Stream 75% of Applications 90% applications
4 Months 6 Months

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