The Temporary Skill Shortage TSS Visa (Class GK) (Subclass 482) is a temporary employer-sponsored visa thus an eligible sponsor is required. The purpose of this visa is to allow Australian employers to nominate highly skilled professionals for temporary visas.
Obtaining a subclass 482 visa is a 3-stage process:
- Sponsorship: The employer must be or have applied for approval as a standard business sponsor.
- Nomination: The employer must lodge a nomination for the applicant or existing holder of a Subclass 482 visa.
- Visa Application: The applicant applies for Subclass 482 visa under a relevant stream.