Can I extend my 482?
Yes. For visas granted to occupations on the STSOL, a visa holder can re-apply for one further two year TSS visa. For those with occupations on the MLTSSL, the visa holder can renew the TSS visa for a further 4 years, or transition to permanent residency.
Can you reapply for 482 visa?
A 482 visa is a work visa you can apply for only if you have a sponsor that nominated you for the visa. Your sponsor must provide evidence of having a genuine need to fill in that position with an overseas worker.
How many times can you get 482 visa?
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.
Is 482 Visa still available in Australia?
In general, all applicants for a TSS 482 visa (i.e. primary and secondary) can either be inside or outside Australia. If the application is for a Short-term (ST) stream visa, however, the primary visa applicant must be offshore if all of the below apply: they have held more than one ST stream TSS 482 visa.
Can I buy a house 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.
How can I convert my 482 visa to PR?
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.
- have worked in the same occupation for the 3 years on your TSS visa.
Can Employer sponsor PR in Australia?
The Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) enables Australian employers to sponsor highly skilled workers to live and work permanently in Australia. Whether you are eligible for the temporary resident transition or the direct entry option, this employer-nominated visa gives permanent residency to you and your family.
Can I apply for 186 while on 482?
If your 457/482 visa was granted after 18 April 2017, you must have an occupation on the MLTSSL, and can then apply for the 186 visa once you have worked for your sponsor for three years whilst the holder of this visa.
Are 482 visa holders eligible for Medicare?
If you are applying for or holding a 482 visa, you are responsible for all your health costs while you are in Australia and you need to maintain adequate health insurance. You will not be covered by Australia’s national health scheme (Medicare) unless your country has a reciprocal health care agreement with Australia.
What happens if my 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.
Can 482 visa be rejected?
A failure to do so may result in refusal as the Department may deem the advertising to be ingenuine. Overall, the labour market testing is the one of the most common reasons for refusal of a 482 visa as it is often done incorrectly and not in accordance with the Department’s standards.
Can I change my employer on 482 visa?
In order to change the employer while holding a visa subclass 482, your new employer needs to be willing to sponsor you and lodge a nomination for you. You cannot work for your new employer until a (favourable) decision is made on a new nomination application lodged by your proposed employer.