PR Pathway for STSOL occupations



From 1 July 2022, certain TSS visa holders with an occupation on the Short Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) may be eligible to proceed with an ENS (Subclass 186) application.


Applicants who have been in Australia for 12 months between February 2020 and December 2021, may be eligible to proceed with a Subclass 186 Application.




Applicants must:

  • Have been in Australia for 12 months between 1 February 2020 and 14 December 2021

  • Work for 3 years on a TSS visa in the nominated occupation for the nominating employer in the 4 years prior to applying

  • Be employed and sponsored by a lawful business in Australia.


To date, the Department of Home Affairs have indicated the above will be in place until 1 July 2024.


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Disclaimer: The information provided herein is of a general nature only and does not constitute immigration advice. For more detailed and case specific information or advice, please contact SCA Connect.