Work Visa Applications

Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (subclass 482)

This visa is also linked to Australia’s skill shortage by bringing in genuinely skilled workers where they cannot source an appropriately skilled Australian. The applicant must have the skills and work experience to fill a position nominated by an approved business for an approved occupation.

The Subclass 482 visa enables visa holders to work in Australia in their nominated occupation for their approved sponsor under one of three streams:

Short-Term stream

Medium-Term stream

Labour Agreement stream

This Visa may be granted for a period of 1 to 4 years.

There are three mandatory requirements to obtaining this visa:

1. Sponsorship

2. Nomination

3. Visa Application
The partner and dependent children of the successful visa applicant are entitled to live and work in Australia.
They are also required to satisfy certain health and character requirements. English language requirements also apply (unless exempted).

Also included under this heading are:
WORKING HOLIDAY VISAS
TEMPORARY TRAINING VISAS

Employer Nomination Scheme
This visa is a permanent residence visa for skilled workers. There are three streams including:

1. Temporary Residence Transition stream
2. Direct Entry stream
3. Labour Agreement stream

They are also required to satisfy certain health and character requirements. English Language requirements also apply unless exempted.

Also included under this heading are:
SKILLED REGIONAL SPONSORED VISAS
SKILLED INDEPENDENT VISAS
STATE SPONSORSHIP VISAS

Please contact our office for further information or email us at linda@australianmigrationlaw.com.au