482 visa processing times

The processing times for Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (subclass 482) vary considerably depending on the stream. Melbourne migration agent

The Immigration Department provides the advice below on their processing times below for TSS visas:

Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (subclass 482) – Short term stream

Processing Time

  • 75% of applications: 41 days
  • 90% of applications: 70 days

Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) – Medium term stream

Processing Time

  • 75% of applications: 36 days
  • 90% of applications: 55 days

Labour agreement stream

Processing Time

  • 75% of applications: 34 days
  • 90% of applications: 54 day

Processing times are usually expedited if all required documents are up-to-date and submitted with the visa application. If you don’t include a required document or you have information missing, this can slow down the processing time. Our registered migration agent can help you assemble the required documents and prepare them, along with your visa application. 

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