How much will be the cost of this visa?
The cost to apply for Temporary Work Visa in Australia for short-term stream is AUD 1,175. 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 to apply for the temporary visa.
How long will I be able to stay in Australia with this visa?
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 this visa takes to come through?
- Short-term Stream: 11 to 18 days
- Medium-Term Streams: 11 to 17 days
How do I apply for a TSS Visa?
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
Which family members can be included in the visa application?
You can include you partner in your visa application along with members such as children when lodging TSS visa application. Your family members can work unlimited and avail study opportunities. Adequate evidence of relationship is mandatory.
Do I have to be onshore to apply for this visa?
No. 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.
What documents do I need to apply for TSS Visa?
Documents about identity, English Language competency, occupation, skills, health, a testimony of family members and character certificates are required.
Can I renew my visa once it is due to expire?
Yes. For visas granted to occupations on the STSOL, a visa holder can re-apply for one for further two years TSS visa.
Provided information should not be taken as exhaustive, additional requirements for the visa do apply. Visa requirements may differ as per individual circumstances. For your eligibility assessment visit one of our qualified professionals.