Pathway to Permanent Residence

From 1 July 2022, holders of subclass 482 Visa (Short Term Skill Shortage Stream) and subclass 457 (Temporary Work Skilled) may be able to transition to the permanent residency pathway, which has become available via the subclass 186 visa Temporary Residence Transition (TRT) stream.

In order for sponsored subclass 457/482 visa holders to access this permanent residency pathway, the following requirements must be met:

Other key criteria to be met include: