What is the cost to acquire temporary skill shortage visa?
The cost to acquire the temporary work visa in Australia for short-term stream is AUD 1,150. The cost for medium-term and labour agreement is AUD 2400. The applicant may bear other costs such as police certificate and health examination.
What is the maximum age limit for this visa?
There is no age limit for the temporary visa.
What is the length of Stay of temporary work visa in Australia?
The applicants can stay for 1 to 4 years in Australia based on visa stream and nominated occupation. The duration is mentioned in the visa grant notification.
How long does it take to process the visa?
Short-term Stream: 11 to 18 days
Medium-Term Streams: 11 to 17 days
What is the process to apply for the temporary work visa in Australia?
The process involves three steps:
- Sponsorship application by the proposed sponsor
- The employer files a nomination application for skilled occupation for the worker
- Filing a visa application by the candidate
Can I include family members in the visa application?
Obviously, you can include family members such as children, partners/spouses when lodging TSS visa application. Your family members can work unlimited and avail study opportunities. Adequate evidence of relationship is mandatory.
Where can you apply from for this visa?
Applicants can apply for temporary skilled shortage visa both from inside and outside Australia.
Exception: Applicants cannot apply for short-term TSS if
- They stayed in Australia at the time when the latest TSS visa application was filed.
- They have had TSS short-term stream visa more than once.
Which documents are required to apply for TSS?
Documents about identity, English Language competency, occupation, skills, health, a testimony of family members and character certificates are required.
How to apply for the visa?
Make an online request to apply for this visa. Get the TRN (Transaction Reference Number) from your sponsoring employer. Enter relevant details and pay the application fee.