AUGUST 2019 UPDATE: Last month, the Department of Home Affairs made an announcement to allow 23 months of work experience requirement on 457 visa holders with 24 month visa duration when transitioning to 186TRT permanent residency, a policy change which is yet to be formally introduced, therefore would struggle to stand in a tribunal hearing. If this is of interest to your circumstances then please read read my August 2019 blog or contact me for some free guidance.
457/482 transition to PR Visa Applications:
For those employees who hold a previously-known subclass 457 Visa, and once they have reached having two years of full-time employment in the originally-nominated employee role, an application may be made for Permanent Residency, under a subclass 186 Temporary Residence Transition (186TRT) Non-regional Visa, or under a subclass 187 Temporary Residence Transition (187TRT) RSMS Regional Visa Application.
For those employees who hold a subclass 482 Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa, and once they have reached having three years of employment in the originally-nominated employee role, an application may be made for Permanent Residency under a subclass 186 Temporary Residence Transition (186TRT).
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SAF 186TRT Visa:
The 186TRT visa requires mandatory payment by the employer sponsor to the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF), the SAF levy replacing the Training Benchmark requirement on 12th August 2018, and is calculated as follows:
If you have 457 issues in 2019 or you are looking to make sure you are on track for PR from 482 visa, please don’t hesitate to reach out for some free permanent visa advice.
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