25/11/2023 Expanding Access under the Subclass Permanent 186 TRTS pathway visa
From the 25/11/2023, the pathway from the 482 TSS visa to a 186 permanent TSS pathway visa is available to applicants on the Medium-Long term, Short-term and ROL occupations listed occupations. Prior to the 25/11/2023, this pathway did not extend to applicants who had a nominated occupation on the short-term list.
To meet the eligibility requirement, you need to have been sponsored by your employer under the Subclass 482 TSS visa pathway and been employed for a period of 2 out of 3 years prior to the making of the application. Periods of unpaid leave are not included and therefore if there are periods of unpaid leave, you will need to make up this working time.
Eligibility requirements under the TSS pathway include that you:
If you are considering this option, please contact our office so that we can undertake an eligibility assessment.