- Australia will exempt UK passport holders from labor market testing when applying for certain work visa types
The government of Australia will exempt citizens of the United Kingdom and permanent residents from labor market testing when applying for certain work visa types. As a result, eligible nationals of the UK and permanent residents will benefit under streamlined application measures. For a full list of labor market-exempt nationals, check here.
What are the Changes?
The government of Australia will exempt UK nationals and permanent residents from undergoing labor market testing when applying for certain work and stay authorization types. This includes TSS visas (subclass 482), short-term stream and medium-term stream visas, skilled employer-sponsored regional (provisional) visas (subclass 494), and employer-sponsored streams.
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