Migrants in the Australian workforce. 2022

Grattan Institute report: Migrants in the Australian workforce.

A new report by the Grattan Institute stated that “86 per cent of employer-nominated visas were granted to people already in Australia, as were 90 per cent of ‘Skilled Independent’ permanent visas”.

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Subclass 186 Actual Visa Processing Times.

Subclass 186 Grants in 2022

A selection of reported subclass 186 Direct entry visa scheme Grants.

Applied: 17th Nov 2021 Onshore.
186 Direct entry visa scheme.
Medical: 3 Jan 2022
Granted: 30 Apr 2022
Occupation: Software Engineer
Nationality:

Applied: 19 Dec 2021
186 Direct entry visa scheme.
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Subclass 482 Nomination processing times in March 2022.

Subclass 482 Nomination processing times in March 2022.

Median average processing time for Subclass 482 Nomination visas, that were finalised in March 2022, was 30 days.

  • 25% took under 6 days
  • 25% took between 6 days and 30 days
  • 25% took between 30 days and 45 days
  • 15% took between
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Subclass 482 Labour Agreement processing times in March 2022.

Subclass 482 Labour Agreement processing times in March 2022.

Median average processing time for Subclass 482 Labour Agreement visas, that were finalised in March 2022, was 50 days.

  • 25% took under 34 days
  • 25% took between 34 days and 50 days
  • 25% took between 50 days and 3 months
  • 15%
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Subclass 482 Sponsorship processing times in March 2022.

Subclass 482 Sponsorship processing times in March 2022.

Median average processing time for Subclass 482 Sponsorship visas, that were finalised in March 2022, was 36 days.

  • 25% took under 27 days
  • 25% took between 27 days and 36 days
  • 25% took between 36 days and 73 days
  • 15% took between
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Subclass 482 Medium-term processing times in March 2022.

Subclass 482 Medium-term processing times in March 2022.

Median average processing time for Subclass 482 Medium-term visas, that were finalised in March 2022, was 46 days.

  • 25% took under 30 days
  • 25% took between 30 days and 46 days
  • 25% took between 46 days and 3 months
  • 15% took between
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Subclass 482 Short-term processing times in March 2022.

Subclass 482 Short-term processing times in March 2022.

Median average processing time for Subclass 482 Short-term visas, that were finalised in March 2022, was 83 days.

  • 25% took under 44 days
  • 25% took between 44 days and 83 days
  • 25% took between 83 days and 12 months
  • 15% took between
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Subclass 482 visa processing times in March 2022.

Processing Times for Subclass 482 visas.

These are the official times, quoted by Australian Immigration, for the subclass 482 Temporary Skill Shortage Visas finalised in the month of March 2022.
Last updated: 2 May 2022 (for month of March 2022)

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Bridging Visa for subclass 482 Application.

Work Restrictions on BVA for subclass 482

On applying for a subclass 482, while onshore, it is normal to be granted a Bridging Visa A.

A Bridging Visa A normally carries full work rights, however, the 482 visa itself has working restrictions. For example, only being able to work for … Read the rest

Temporary Visa Accredited Sponsor Nominations.

Processing priorities for skilled temporary visa applications.

An accredited sponsor receives priority for Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) (TSS) or Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 494) (SESR) nominations and visa applications.

Accredited Sponsor nomination applications are processed in line with current Ministerial Directions.

immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-processing-times/skilled-visa-processing-priorities

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