Reg 5.19-New Legislative Instrument- the new category of the specified person has been defined to access 186 TRT permanent visa
Key Words: 482,186
Date: 17/03/2022


Good news! Under the new legislative instrument, The new category of persons have been specified as follows: Commencing on 1 July 2022—a person who: (a) has been in Australia for at least 12 months between 1 February 2020 and 14 December 2021; and (b) at the time of application, is employed by a person actively and lawfully operating a business in Australia.   This category of persons can access a number of benefits in accessing 186TRT permanent visa, includes:
  • The short term stream nominated occupation can still access 186TRT permanent visa (Reg .5.19 (5)(a)(iii) )
  • The caveat that is applicable to the nominated occupation will be waived under (Reg .5.19 (8)(b) )
  • The required period of time will be reduced by the Covid-19 reduced work period as well as Covid-19 unpaid leave period as defined in the instrument 
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