Temporary skill shortage visa (subclass 482) subsequent entrant, also known as a TSS visa, is for the family members of visa subclass 457 or a main TSS visa applicant who wish to apply for a separate TSS visa and join the primary subclass 457 or TSS visa holder in Australia.
Obligations for the applicant
To avail of this category of visa, there are certain requirements that you will need to fulfil. The lists are given below.
- Stay Duration: The stay duration under this category of visa depends on the validity of the visa, i.e. you can stay as long as your visa is valid.
- Visa Cost: The cost of a temporary skill shortage visa (subclass 482) subsequent entrant starts from AUD 1,265.
- Things you must/ need to have: To avail of this visa you must –
- Be a dependent or a partner of an individual holding a TSS visa subclass 482 or 457
- Activities in Australia you can undertake: With this category of visa you can-
- Live and work in Australia as long as your visa is valid
- Travel to and from Australia multiple times while your visa is valid
FAQs of Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (subclass 482) Subsequent Entrant
- Do I need to meet the Standard Character Requirement to apply for this TSS visa subcategory?
Yes, you and your family members, aged 16 years and above are required to meet our character conditions. But if you are sponsored by an accredited sponsor, you are not required to show any police certificates from countries other than Australia. In this case, however, you will need to attach a reference from your accredited sponsor confirming your character. You must still provide Australian police clearances wherever applicable or requested.
2. What is the minimum age to apply for this TSS visa subcategory?
There is no age bar for this subclass of visa. You can apply for this TSS visa category at any age.
3. Is it necessary to get nominated by the primary visa holder’s sponsor?
Yes, it is. In order to apply for this employer-sponsored visa, the sponsor who has most recently nominated the primary applicant (or visa holder) must agree (in writing) to include you as a family member in the nomination. If you want to know more please contact a registered migration agent or Australian visa lawyer.