482 VISA TO PR

TSS Visa (482 Visa) Pathway to Permanent Residency

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MARN 0961 448 | UPDATED MAY 2019

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Obtaining Permanent Residency through TSS visa Subclass 482

If you are now working for a company in Australia under the Temporary skill shortage visa (TSS) subclass 482 or popularly known as 482 visa, and thinking about staying permanently in Australia, then you need to know that there are some available Permanent Resident (PR) pathways through this visa.

There is two common pathway to be able to apply for Permanent Residency through the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa / 482 Visa; Medium Term TSS Visa Employer Nominated Stream and Regional TSS Visa which we will explains below:

Medium Term TSS Visa – Permanent Residency through Employer Sponsored Temporary Transition Stream

Medium-term TSS Visa has a pathway to a Permanent Residency through the Employer Sponsored Temporary Transition Stream (ENS/RSMS).

You may have the possibility to apply for a PR if you meet the following requirements:

  1. If your occupation is on the Medium Term list
  2. Have worked for the same employer for at least 3 years under TSS visa
  3. Have worked in the same occupation for at least 3 years under TSS visa
  4. Have at least competent English
  5. Under 45 years old when applying for PR

Medium Term TSS Visa – Permanent Residency through Regional TSS Visa

For those Regional TSS visa holder you may have the possibility to apply for a Permanent Residency if you meet the following requirements:

  1. If your occupation is on the Regional Occupation List and working in a designated regional area
  2. Have worked for the same employer for at least 3 years under TSS visa
  3. Have worked in the same occupation for at least 3 years under TSS visa
  4. Have at least competent English
  5. Under 45 years old when applying for PR.

Medium-Term TSS visa holders who have been working in Australia with the same employer for three years may be eligible to apply for Permanent Residency through the Transitional Stream.

Depending on their postcode whether it is regional or Metropolitan Australia, TSS visa holders may apply through either the Employer Nominated Scheme (186 ENS) or the Regional Employer Sponsored Scheme (187 RSMS).

The employer must be willing to sponsor the candidate for permanent residency under the Temporary Residence Transition stream and must lodge a valid nomination with the Department of Home Affairs.

Applying for a Permanent Residency may be a complicated process to handle yourself therefore you will need assistance in applying for it.

If you have already found a sponsoring company, then you may want to consider applying for this visa stream.

This is a very long complicated process, therefore, you will need assistance in applying for this visa.

Advantage of using migration agent help throughout your TSS Visa application

If you are considering applying for this visa, do not risk a refusal by handling it yourself as there will be many assessments for you to fulfill the requirements of the visa.

A visa application requires detailed and complete applications to be granted.

Do not toy with your application, when there is a highly professional and trusted migration agent to help you avoid visa rejection.

ONE derland Consulting has years’ worth of experience in all matter of visas, including skilled and employer-sponsored programs.

Indah Melindasari, our principal migration agent (MARN: 0961448), is an experienced agent with the one-decade worth of experience dealing with working and employer-sponsored visas.

As a registered Australian migration agent with the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA), we are regulated in our professional practice and are bound by the profession’s Code of Conduct issued by the Migration Agents Registration Authority.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Mrs. Indah Answers

ONEderland Consulting managing director and also registered migration agent with MARN 0961 448 is here to answer your questions!

  1. What is the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa Australia?
    • This temporary visa lets an employer sponsor a suitably skilled and experienced worker to fill a position they can’t find a suitably skilled and experienced Australian or permanent resident to fill.
  2. Who can apply for a Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482) and how long can will you be able to stay?
    • The TSS visa has a short-term stream, a medium-term stream and a labour agreement stream. Applicants with occupations on the Short-Term Skilled Occupations List (STSOL) are eligible for visas of up to two years (renewable once, for a further two years), whilst those on the Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) can apply for up to four years, with eligibility for permanent residency after three years.
  3. I am over 45 years old. Can I still apply for a Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482)?
    • Yes, you can. There is no age limit for this visa.
  4. Is skill assessment mandatory for this visa?
    • A positive skill assessment is mandatory before you can apply for this visa.
    • Depending on your nominated occupation, you need to have a skill assessment by an authorized assessing authority.
    • The skill assessment can be done prior to lodging your visa or during the sponsorship and nomination process.
  5. Can I include my family members in my application for the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482)?
    • Yes. Spouses/Partners and dependent children can be included in a TSS visa application as dependent family members.
    • These family members will also have unrestricted work and study rights.
  6. Can I renew my TSS visa once it is due to expire?
    • If your visa was granted to occupations on the STSOL, you can re-apply for one further two-year TSS visa.
    • If your occupation is on the MLTSSL, you can renew the TSS visa for a further 4 years, or transit to permanent residency.
  7. Where can I apply for this visa?
    • You can apply for this visa onshore or offshore.
    • You must be outside of Australia if all of the following apply to you:
      • You have held more than one TSS visa in the Short-term stream
      • You hold a TSS visa in the Short-term stream and you were in Australia when you applied for that visa
      • Applying outside Australia is not inconsistent with an ITO.
    • Meanwhile, you must hold either a substantive visa or a Bridging visa A, B or C if you want to apply onshore.
  8. How much does this visa cost?
    • The cost for this is $1,265 for the main applicant of the short-term stream and another $1,265 & $320 for every additional applicant aged 18 over and under respectively.
    • While for the medium-term & labour agreement stream, the cost is $2,645 for the main applicant and another $2,645 & $660 for every additional applicant aged 18 over and under respectively.
  9. How long is the processing time for this visa?
    • This visa takes about 84 days to 4 months for the short-term stream and 3 to 5 months for the medium-term stream to be processed.

TSS VISA

Best Practices

01

Check your eligibility

The first thing you need to do before you apply for a Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482) is to check your eligibility.

This visa has two streams and depending on your nominated occupation, you need to make sure you have met all the criteria and requirements for the respective stream.

You must have a positive skill assessment for your nominated occupation before applying for this visa.

02

Gather all the required documents

Documents you may have to provide could include documents for your identity, character, skills, work experience, health and English language skills.

03

Apply for Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482)

Applying for Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482) involves 3 stages process:

  • Sponsorship application by the employer
  • Nomination application
  • Visa application by the nominated employee ( skills assessment )

04

Grant of Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482)

You can be in or outside Australia when the decision is made.

You need to have your employer’s nomination approved before the grant of your TSS visa.

With this visa, you can work in Australia for the length of your visa grant, study, and travel for the duration of the visa, and apply for permanent residency if eligible.

You will be notified about the outcome of your visa application by the Immigration Department.

GET STARTED

Let Us Help You With Your TSS Visa and Permanent Residency Application

If you are considering applying for this visa, do not risk a refusal by handling it yourself as there will be many assessments for you to fulfill the requirements of the visa.

A visa application requires detailed and complete applications to be granted. Do not toy with your application, when there is a highly professional and trusted migration agent to help you avoid visa rejection.

ONE derland Consulting has years’ worth of experience in all matter of visas, including skilled and employer-sponsored programs.

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    TSS Visa (482 Visa) Pathway to Permanent Residency

    Obtaining Permanent Residency through TSS visa subclass 482

    If you are now working for a company in Australia under the Temporary skill shortage visa (TSS) subclass 482 or popularly known as 482 visa, and thinking about staying permanently in Australia, then you need to know that there are some available Permanent Resident (PR) pathways through this visa.

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    WRITTEN BY
    INDAH MELINDASARI, B.Com

    MARN 0961 448 | UPDATED MAY 2019

    SHARE THIS INFORMATION

    There is two common pathway to be able to apply for Permanent Residency through the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa / 482 Visa; Medium Term TSS Visa Employer Nominated Stream and Regional TSS Visa which we will explains below:

    Medium Term TSS Visa – Permanent Residency through Employer Sponsored Temporary Transition Stream

    Medium-term TSS Visa has a pathway to a Permanent Residency through the Employer Sponsored Temporary Transition Stream (ENS/RSMS).

    You may have the possibility to apply for a PR if you meet the following requirements:

    1. If your occupation is on the Medium Term list
    2. Have worked for the same employer for at least 3 years under TSS visa
    3. Have worked in the same occupation for at least 3 years under TSS visa
    4. Have at least competent English
    5. Under 45 years old when applying for PR

    Medium Term TSS Visa – Permanent Residency through Regional TSS Visa

    For those Regional TSS visa holder you may have the possibility to apply for a Permanent Residency if you meet the following requirements:

    1. If your occupation is on the Regional Occupation List and working in a designated regional area
    2. Have worked for the same employer for at least 3 years under TSS visa
    3. Have worked in the same occupation for at least 3 years under TSS visa
    4. Have at least competent English
    5. Under 45 years old when applying for PR.

    Medium-Term TSS visa holders who have been working in Australia with the same employer for three years may be eligible to apply for Permanent Residency through the Transitional Stream.

    Depending on their postcode whether it is regional or Metropolitan Australia, TSS visa holders may apply through either the Employer Nominated Scheme (186 ENS) or the Regional Employer Sponsored Scheme (187 RSMS).

    The employer must be willing to sponsor the candidate for permanent residency under the Temporary Residence Transition stream and must lodge a valid nomination with the Department of Home Affairs.

    Applying for a Permanent Residency may be a complicated process to handle yourself therefore you will need assistance in applying for it.

    If you have already found a sponsoring company, then you may want to consider applying for this visa stream.

    This is a very long complicated process, therefore, you will need assistance in applying for this visa.

    Advantage of using migration agent help throughout your TSS Visa application

    If you are considering applying for this visa, do not risk a refusal by handling it yourself as there will be many assessments for you to fulfill the requirements of the visa.

    A visa application requires detailed and complete applications to be granted.

    Do not toy with your application, when there is a highly professional and trusted migration agent to help you avoid visa rejection.

    ONE derland Consulting has years’ worth of experience in all matter of visas, including skilled and employer-sponsored programs.

    Indah Melindasari, our principal migration agent (MARN: 0961448), is an experienced agent with the one-decade worth of experience dealing with working and employer-sponsored visas.

    As a registered Australian migration agent with the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA), we are regulated in our professional practice and are bound by the profession’s Code of Conduct issued by the Migration Agents Registration Authority.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Photo Bu Indah

    Mrs. Indah Answers

    ONEderland Consulting managing director and also registered migration agent with MARN 0961 448 is here to answer your questions!

    1. What is the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa Australia?
      • This temporary visa lets an employer sponsor a suitably skilled and experienced worker to fill a position they can’t find a suitably skilled and experienced Australian or permanent resident to fill.
    2. Who can apply for a Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482) and how long can will you be able to stay?
      • The TSS visa has a short-term stream, a medium-term stream and a labour agreement stream. Applicants with occupations on the Short-Term Skilled Occupations List (STSOL) are eligible for visas of up to two years (renewable once, for a further two years), whilst those on the Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) can apply for up to four years, with eligibility for permanent residency after three years.
    3. I am over 45 years old. Can I still apply for a Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482)?
      • Yes, you can. There is no age limit for this visa.
    4. Is skill assessment mandatory for this visa?
      • A positive skill assessment is mandatory before you can apply for this visa.
      • Depending on your nominated occupation, you need to have a skill assessment by an authorized assessing authority.
      • The skill assessment can be done prior to lodging your visa or during the sponsorship and nomination process.
    5. Can I include my family members in my application for the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482)?
      • Yes. Spouses/Partners and dependent children can be included in a TSS visa application as dependent family members.
      • These family members will also have unrestricted work and study rights.
    6. Can I renew my TSS visa once it is due to expire?
      • If your visa was granted to occupations on the STSOL, you can re-apply for one further two-year TSS visa.
      • If your occupation is on the MLTSSL, you can renew the TSS visa for a further 4 years, or transit to permanent residency.
    7. Where can I apply for this visa?
      • You can apply for this visa onshore or offshore.
      • You must be outside of Australia if all of the following apply to you:
        • You have held more than one TSS visa in the Short-term stream
        • You hold a TSS visa in the Short-term stream and you were in Australia when you applied for that visa
        • Applying outside Australia is not inconsistent with an ITO.
      • Meanwhile, you must hold either a substantive visa or a Bridging visa A, B or C if you want to apply onshore.
    8. How much does this visa cost?
      • The cost for this is $1,265 for the main applicant of the short-term stream and another $1,265 & $320 for every additional applicant aged 18 over and under respectively.
      • While for the medium-term & labour agreement stream, the cost is $2,645 for the main applicant and another $2,645 & $660 for every additional applicant aged 18 over and under respectively.
    9. How long is the processing time for this visa?
      • This visa takes about 84 days to 4 months for the short-term stream and 3 to 5 months for the medium-term stream to be processed.

    TSS VISA

    Best Practices

    01

    Check your eligibility

    The first thing you need to do before you apply for a Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482) is to check your eligibility.

    This visa has two streams and depending on your nominated occupation, you need to make sure you have met all the criteria and requirements for the respective stream.

    You must have a positive skill assessment for your nominated occupation before applying for this visa.

    02

    Gather all the required documents

    Documents you may have to provide could include documents for your identity, character, skills, work experience, health and English language skills.

    03

    Apply for Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482)

    Applying for Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482) involves 3 stages process:

    • Sponsorship application by the employer
    • Nomination application
    • Visa application by the nominated employee ( skills assessment )

    04

    Grant of Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482)

    You can be in or outside Australia when the decision is made.

    You need to have your employer’s nomination approved before the grant of your TSS visa.

    With this visa, you can work in Australia for the length of your visa grant, study, and travel for the duration of the visa, and apply for permanent residency if eligible.

    You will be notified about the outcome of your visa application by the Immigration Department.

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    Let Us Help You With Your TSS Visa and Permanent Residency Application

    If you are considering applying for this visa, do not risk a refusal by handling it yourself as there will be many assessments for you to fulfill the requirements of the visa.

    A visa application requires detailed and complete applications to be granted. Do not toy with your application, when there is a highly professional and trusted migration agent to help you avoid visa rejection.

    ONE derland Consulting has years’ worth of experience in all matter of visas, including skilled and employer-sponsored programs.

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