• Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) visa (subclass 186)
  • Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa (subclass 482)
  • Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 494)
  • Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) Visa (subclass 400)
1. Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa (subclass 482):

Allows skilled workers to be sponsored by an employer to fill a position in Australia. The visa can be granted for short-term (up to 2 years) or medium-term (up to 4 years), depending on the occupation. The employer must be approved as a sponsor and nominate the worker for the position.

2. Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) Visa (subclass 186):

A permanent residency visa for skilled workers sponsored by an Australian employer. Workers must meet specific skills, qualifications, and English language requirements. The visa has three streams: Direct Entry, Temporary Residence Transition, and Labour Agreement.

3. Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) Visa (subclass 494):

A temporary visa for skilled workers sponsored by an employer in a designated regional area of Australia. Can be a pathway to permanent residency. The visa has three streams: Employer-Sponsored, Labour Agreement, and Subsequent Entry.

4. Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) Visa (subclass 400):

Allows short-term work in Australia for highly specialized skills or participation in non-ongoing events. Typically granted for up to 3 months but can be extended up to 6 months in exceptional circumstances.

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Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about obtaining an Australia work permit:

An Australia work permit, also known as a Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa or subclass 482 visa, is a temporary visa that allows skilled workers to live and work in Australia for an approved employer in a nominated occupation for a specified period of time.

Eligibility criteria for an Australia work permit vary depending on the specific visa subclass and stream. In general, applicants must have a valid job offer from an approved employer, meet skill and qualification requirements for the nominated occupation, and satisfy health and character requirements.

Yes, most Australia work permits require sponsorship from an approved employer who is willing to nominate the applicant for the visa. Employers must meet specific criteria and obligations to become an approved sponsor.

In some cases, yes. Depending on the visa subclass and stream, eligible applicants may be able to include their spouse or de facto partner, as well as dependent children, on their visa application. Family members included in the application may also be eligible for work and study rights in Australia.

In some cases, yes. Depending on the visa subclass and stream, it may be possible to extend an Australia work permit by applying for a new visa or renewing an existing visa before the current visa expires. Applicants must meet any eligibility criteria specified by the Department of Home Affairs.

Yes, in some cases, holding a valid Australia work permit may make you eligible to apply for permanent residency through various pathways, such as the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) visa (subclass 186) or the Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189). Requirements and eligibility criteria vary depending on the specific visa subclass and stream.

Age restrictions may apply to certain visa subclasses and streams. However, in general, there are no specific age limits for Australia work permits, and eligibility is primarily based on factors such as skills, qualifications, and work experience.