What Is A Tss Visa?

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You are an engineer who has obtained work in Australia. It has been a life long dream for you and now understanding how to work in Australia has become what you need to understand. Your Australian employer wants to hire and sponsor you and tells you about a TSS Visa. But what is a TSS Visa you want to know? Read on to find out all about TSS Visas should you find yourself in this situation.



A TSS Visa allows you to live and work full time in Australia. It is a permit that allows a company to sponsor you as you work full time for them in whatever field it may entail. There is a nominating application put in by your sponsoring company to obtain the TSS Visa. The application may include immediate family members who may want to go along with you to live there as well.


Requirements For A TSS Visa?

The requirements for a TSS Visa state that you must have worked at least 2 years in the nominated field or a related field to be eligible for the VISA. There is no age limit for the TSS VISA. But you must meet the character and health requirements. There are two types of TSS ViSA’S. One which leads to a lifetime pathway of living in Australia after being there 3 years and the other which was spoken about previously where you must show 2 years of working in the nominating occupation. . .


How Long Does It Take to Get A TSS VISA?

Your nominating sponsor’s application must select a time period of 1 or 2 years for the short term TSS VISA. The only exception is if you are involved within international trade that could take up to 4 years. For a medium term TSS VISA your nominating company’s application would have to show 1 to 4 years of work within your nominating occupation.


These are just some of the things that you will need to know for obtaining a TSS VISA. Keep checking with your contact person within your nominating company to ensure that you are following correct procedures to obtain the temporary skill shortage (TSS) VISA. This will give you time and confidence that you need to allow your family members and yourself to get the TSS VISA’s needed for working in Australia. It will the beginning of a new world for both your family and you while living and working in beautiful Australia. And it will be an experience of a lifetime that you could never get in any textbook for your children.