Temporary Skills Shortage Visa Will Replace The 457 Visa From March 2018. There are 2 categories, Short Term Stream and Medium Term Stream. We explain below.
- This stream will have visa validity of 2 years and capacity of one onshore visa renewal under the Short-Term stream.
- Visa fees for this visa stream would be $1150
- STSOL will apply to this visa stream which includes around 435 occupations. Regional Area employer will have some flexibility with additional occupations available to them.
- English requirements remains the same as current 457 visa which is Overall 5 bands with minimum of 4.5 in each.
- Genuine Temporary Entrant requirements will apply
- 2 Years of relevant work experience is required for this visa.