Transitional arrangements for applications lodged before 18 March 2018
|Applications lodged before 18 March 2018||Action being undertaken|
|Standard or Overseas business sponsorship||Continued to be processed|
|Nominations for existing 457 holders (i.e. change of employer)||Continued to be processed|
|Nominations with a linked 457 visa application||Continued to be processed|
|Nominations without a linked 457 visa application||*The undecided nomination will be administratively finalised and the nomination fee refunded (no written request for refund required)|
|Nominations approved prior to 18 March 2018 cannot be used to lodge a TSS visa application||*Sponsors may request their nomination be withdrawn and request for a refund.|
|Visa applications including subsequent entrant applications||Continued to be processed|
*For options of sponsoring skilled workers to address temporary skill shortages, please see: Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482)
This visa lets a skilled worker travel to Australia to work in their nominated occupation for their approved sponsor for up to four years.
You might be able to get this visa if: you have been sponsored by an approved business you have the required skills to fill a position nominated by an approved business.
To apply you must: