Employer Sponsored Visas − Visa Processing Times

Please note processing times will be delayed due to COVID-19.

Temporary Skill Shortage 482 (TSS) Visa
    General estimates are as follows:
  • Document preparation 2 to 4 weeks.
  • Post lodgement processing 2 to 6 weeks.
If a Skills Assessment is required for the visa applicant the processing times will vary depending on the Skills Assessing Authority that assesses the nominated occupation. Allow an additional 2 to 3 months processing for this step.
Employer Nomination Scheme 186 (ENS) Visa
    General estimates are as follows:
  • Document preparation 2 to 4 weeks.
  • Post lodgement processing 6 to 10 months.
If a Skills Assessment is required for the visa applicant the processing times will vary depending on the Skills Assessing Authority that assesses the nominated occupation. Allow an additional 2 to 3 months processing for this step.
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme 187 (RSMS) Visa
    General estimates are as follows:
  • Document preparation 2 to 4 weeks.
  • Post lodgement processing 6 to 10 months.
If a Skills Assessment is required for the visa applicant the processing times will vary depending on the Skills Assessing Authority that assesses the nominated occupation. Allow an additional 2 to 3 months processing for this step.
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Charmaine - South Africa
Charmaine
South Africa
10th February, 2021

Thank you, thank you, thank you! I am in tears. I wish I could go to Melbourne to give you a huge hug. I am over the moon and I shall start packing immediately.
 
Thank you for all your hard work!!!!