Australian Subclass 482 Temporary Skill Shortage visa (TSS) is the most popular and common type of Visa for foreign applicants. To get this Visa one needs a Job offer from an Australian-approved employer and nominate the applicant. There are hundreds of companies known as “Australia Accredited Sponsors for 482 Work Visa Sponsorship” approved by the Home Affairs of Australia.
The 482 Temporary Skill Shortage Visa is valid for 4 years. You can apply for Permanent residency in Australia after five years. According to the Australian Department of Home Affairs, the highest number of work visas approved is 482 Work visas in the fiscal year 2022-23, with 98,980 visas granted. This Visa is open to all countries. More details and the list of the Accredited Sponsors are given below.
Details About Australia Accredited Sponsors for 482 Work Visa Sponsorship
- Country: Australia
- Visa Type: 482 Subclass Temporary Visa (TSS)
- Visa for: Job in Australia/Work in Australia
- Who can Apply: Anyone
Costs Covered by the Sponsorship Company
The Sponsoring company must pay for all costs associated with becoming a sponsor and nominating and sponsoring an applicant.
- Nominating a visa applicant for the TSS 482 visa: AUD330
- Some companies also provide relocation assistance.
List of Australian Accredited Sponsors
As of June 2022, the Australian Department of Home Affairs maintained a List of Approved sponsors.
This list contains the names of the sponsorship companies. You can copy the name, and search on Google. And check the vacancies on their websites.
The PDF file contains the list of Accredited Sponsors: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/foi/files/2022/fa-220600893-document-released.PDF
482 Visa Sponsorship Jobs
You can also use online job search Websites to find a suitable 482 Visa Sponsorship Jobs. The most popular sites are:
You can search by typing “482 Visa Sponsorship Jobs”
Skill Occupation List for 482 TSS Visa
Make sure your occupation or field is eligible for a 482 Temporary Skill Shortage Visa. See Eligible occupation list.
482 Work Visa Statistics
According to the Australian Department of Home Affairs, there were 98,980 Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) (subclass 482) visas granted in the year to June 2023.
The top five countries of origin for 482 visa holders in the year to June 2023 were:
- United Kingdom
- Sri Lanka
The most popular occupations for 482 visa holders in the year to June 2023 were:
- Software and applications programmer
- Registered nurse
- Systems analyst
- Civil engineer
Most Popular Companies for 482 Visa Sponsorship
The most popular companies for 482 Visa Sponsorship according to the Data based on the Australian Department of Home Affairs:
- McKinsey & Company
- Commonwealth Bank of Australia
- National Australia Bank
- Westpac Banking Corporation
- Rio Tinto
- Coles Group
- Bunnings Warehouse
You can check the Work Visa Statistics on the official website of Home Affairs (Here)
Main Points About 482 Temporary Skill Shortage Visa
- Sponsorship: Yes Required from Accredited Sponsor
- Visa Cost: From AUD1,330 (This maybe cover by company)
- Stay Duration: 4-5 Years
- Who can Apply: Applicant with Eligible Occupation
- Processing Time: 4-5 Months
- IELTS: 5.0
Application Process for Australia 482 Work Visa
I have written a detailed post on Australia 482 Subclass Temporary Skill Shortage Visa Process 2023.
First search and apply for a Job that is willing to sponsor you for the 482 Visa Sponsorship. Then you can apply for a Visa.
Bonus: One of my favorite visas for Australia is Australia 476 Work Visa in 2023. This Visa doesn’t require a Job offer, no work experience, no proof of funds.