TSS Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482)-new

Temporary Skill Shortage visa TSS (Subclass 482) Visa

What is TSS 482 Visa?

TSS Visa enables employers to address labour shortages by bringing in genuinely skilled workers where they cannot source a skilled Australian national. It facilitates targeted use of overseas workers to address temporary skill shortages while ensuring that Australian workers get priority. TSS visa holders can work in Australia in their nominated occupation for their approved sponsor.

Who can get TSS 482 Visa?

Eligibility requirements:

  • have at least two years of full-time paid work experience in the occupation
  • nominate an occupation on STSOL or MLTSSL
  • meet the relevant skill level, qualification and licencing
  • meet the English language requirement
  • meet health and character requirement
  • pay minimum market salary threshold (or caveat requirement)
  • conduct labour market testing LMT
  • have a full-time employment contract
  • pay Skilling Australian Funds SAF levy

Immediate family members (such as a partner and dependent children) included in the application are also entitled to live and work on this visa type.

What are the Streams under TSS 482 visa?

Short-term stream – Valid up to 2 years or up to 4 years, if an International Trade Obligation (ITO) applies

Long-term stream – Valid up to 4 years

Labour agreement stream – Valid up to a maximum of 4 years, depending on the terms in the labour agreement

How long to process TSS 482 Visa?

The processing time is between 2-6 Months.

Testimonials from successful TSS 482 Visa Applicants

“Couldn’t be happier with the service, very helpful and friendly, very fast and easy process, made it pretty stress-free and highly recommend them as TSS visa experts”



“My case for the 482 visa was not easy and urgent but AIA and especially Ruby found the good way to manage it. I knew that it would be difficult and maybe not possible to get this sponsor, but Ruby did it! Thank you”

ROMAIN – France


“Myself and my partner had a very urgent case regarding the 482-sponsorship visa that was handled brilliantly by AIA, especially by Ruby. She took on our case and acted on it as soon as possible. I would highly recommend AIA as we got our visa through in a short period of time”


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