This visa has a duration of up to four years. There is no limit to how many times a visa-holder can renew this visa. After three years on this visa, holders have access to a pathway to Permanent Residency via the ENS Temporary Transition 186 Visa or the RSMS Temporary Transition 187 Visa.
How many times 482 visa can be extended?
In most cases yes. If the visa holder holds a 482 visa in a short-term occupation (STSOL) they can renew their TSS visa for a further two years. Occupations in the Long-term List (MLTSSL) can either transition to permanent residency (if supported by the employer) or renew for a further four years.
Can you apply for a 482 visa twice?
You can apply for a TSS 482 visa not once, not twice, but many times. You may have worked in Australia in the past on the same visa. This doesn’t disqualify you. For medium-term and labor agreement streams, you can lodge the application in or outside of Australia.
What happens when 482 visa expires?
If your visa has expired, you need to apply for a Bridging visa E (BVE) immediately in order to become lawful. A BVE is a short-term visa that lets you remain lawful while you make arrangements to leave Australia.
How long is a 482 visa valid for?
This visa enables employers to address labour shortages by bringing in skilled workers where employers can’t source an appropriately skilled Australian worker. You can stay for up to 2 years or up to 4 years if an International Trade Obligation (ITO) applies.
Can you buy property in Australia on a 482 visa?
The TSS 482 visa holder may only purchase their own home. (Borrowing and eligibility to purchase an investment property is not available to Foreign Purchasers.) There are no grants or discounts for TSS 482 Visa holders as first home buyers who have a Foreign Citizenship status.
Are 482 visa holders eligible for Medicare?
Can I get Medicare on a 482 Visa? Yes, some visitors on a 482 visa from countries which have a Reciprocal Health Care Agreement (RHCA) with Australia are exempt from the need for OVHC because they’re eligible to receive subsidised health care treatment. This is called Medicare.
Can my employer cancel my 482 visa?
Your sponsoring employer cannot cancel your visa. Only Home Affairs can grant, refuse or cancel visas.
Can I apply for 190 while on 482?
Yes, it is possible to change your 482 visa to a 190 visa. Having worked in Australia, you will receive additional points towards your skill assessment. However, additional criteria may apply and a 190 visa is not available to all 482 visa holders.
Can I resign on 482 visa?
If you stop employing or sponsoring an employee or they resign you must let us know within 10 days. complete the new Notification of sponsor changes form in ImmiAccount.
How can I extend my 3 months stay in Australia?
Apply for a visa to extend your stay
If you want to stay longer in Australia, you will have to apply for another visa. This may be another visitor visa or another substantive visa. These may include temporary visas such as a work visa (Subclass 482) or a student visa (Subclass 500).
Can you hold 2 visas at the same time Australia?
You can only hold one Australian Visa at a time but you can certainly apply for multiple visas at one time provided that meet the pre-requisites for the visa and no other conditions are breached on your current visa.
How can I convert my 482 visa to PR?
Pathways to apply for Permanent Residency on a Medium Term TSS 482 Visa: Applicants on a TSS visa have a pathway to permanent residency through the Employer Sponsored Temporary Transition Stream (ENS/RSMS) if: your occupation is on the Medium Term list. have worked for the same employer for 3 years on your TSS visa.