Frequently Asked Questions for Individuals

Below is a list of our Frequently Asked Questions for Individuals. Please let us know if you have any further questions by completing the Contact Form on this page. If you would like to arrange an assessment where you will be given advice tailored to your circumstances by our Principal migration consultant, please complete the FREE Initial Assessment Request Form by clicking on the FREE Assessment button on this page, ensuring you complete all requested details.

Temporary Skill Shortage subclass 482 (TSS visa)

What is the Temporary Skill Shortage subclass 482 (TSS visa)?

I am holding a 457 visa now, will the changes affect me?

I was previously eligible for a 457 visa, will I still be eligible for a TSS visa?

I have been on a 457 visa for almost 2 years, can I still apply for Permanent Residence?

How do I qualify for a TSS visa?

How do I apply for a TSS visa?

My employer has sponsored employees previously, but only under the 457 visa regime. Can the business use the same standard business sponsorship agreement to sponsor me for a TSS visa?

What is the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)?

What is the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)?

My occupation is currently on the STSOL, how can I transition to the MLTSSL?

What are the work experience requirements for the TSS visa?

What is condition 8607?

Employment

How can I extend the 6 month rule on 417 and 462 visas?

Am I eligible for employer nominated permanent residence?

I am about to graduate, what visa can I apply for while I look for employment?

How do I obtain a working visa in Australia?

Skilled

What do I need to apply for a Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)?

What is State Nomination and how do I become eligible?

Study

What course should I study in Australia?

What are the new subclass (500) Student Visa requirements?

Family

What is the definition of a 'Long term' partner relationship?

I want to sponsor my partner to live with me in Australia, what do I need to do?

Can I sponsor my parent to live permanently with me in Australia?

I am a New Zealand Citizen, what visa do I need for my partner who is not from New Zealand?

General

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I want to make an Australian citizenship application, where do I start?

What does an online assessment with PK Harrison Australian Visa Services involve?

I am having trouble completing the Initial Assessment Questionnaire

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Can I trust PK Harrison Australian Visa Services?

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