Temporary Skilled Shortage Visa

TSS is for the employer who are struggling to get a suitable candidate from the local market. If you have a small or large organisation and like to employ any overseas candidate in your Australian business or like to employ any candidate currently in Australia then this visa may help you.

This visa is a long term ranging from 1 year to 4 years, subject to the occupation. For example the IT professionals who can be sponsored for up to 2 and 4 years are:

 

1 To 4 years visa

 

1 To 2 years visa
Analyst Programmer Database Administrator

 

Chief Information Officer ICT Managers nec

 

Computer Network and Systems Engineer ICT Project Manager

 

Developer Programmer

 

ICT Quality Assurance Engineer

 

ICT Business Analyst

 

ICT Support and Test Engineers nec

 

ICT Security Specialist

 

ICT Support Engineer

 

Multimedia Specialist

 

ICT Systems Test Engineer

 

Software and Applications Programmers nec

 

ICT Trainer

 

Software Engineer

 

Network Administrator

 

Systems Analyst

 

Network Analyst

 

  Software Tester

 

  Systems Administrator

 

  Web Administrator

 

  Web Developer

 

 

Minimum requirement from the applicant:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience
  • English IELTS 5 over all for STSOL or 5 each for MLTSSL or equivalent other English exam or 5 year English medium study for STSOL.
  • Pathway to PERMANENT RESIDENCY
  • No English required or Skills exemption available under DAMA agreement with some states.

 

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT FEE

Department Fees SBS

(Additional surcharge of minimum 0.98% on credit card payments)

$420
Department Fees Nomination

The SAF amounts are as follows:

The training amount needs to be paid along with the nomination application and calculated yearly as per the below mentioned figures.

 

TSS NOMINATION SAF LEVY (482 VISA | STOL | MLTSSL| RSOL)

  • Turnover < $10m = $1,200 each year payable at the time of nomination lodged.
  • Turnover > $10m = $1,800 each year payable at the time of nomination lodged.

 

(Additional surcharge of minimum 0.98% on credit card payments)

$330
Department Fees 482 visa STSOL MLTSSL $1175
Primary Applicant $1175 $2455
Spouse $1175 $2455
Per Child $295 $615
$700 (per applicant only any applicant have applied for specified visa while in Australia – example: student, tourist, working holiday, old 457 visa etc.– List of visas are available on DOHA website

(Additional surcharge of minimum 0.98% on credit card payments)

Business Plan (If the business is less than 12 months old)
Health Cover (for 482 visa) – starts from approximately $99 per month
Other Expenses (Medicals and Police clearance) – depends on the country

*STSOL and MLTSSL are the lists under which the nominated occupation is listed. The Department fee for the 482-visa application will depend on the occupation.

*Department: The Department of Home Affairs (DOHA).

 

Old 457 visa