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Exemptions from English Test requirements when applying for the Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482) to prove English language proficiency are applied if one of the following apply:

  • You are a passport holder from:
    • Canada
    • New Zealand
    • the Republic of Ireland
    • the United Kingdom
    • the United States of America
  • You have completed at least 5 years of full-time study in at least a secondary level institution and where most classes were in English. We need the following information:
    • name and location of the institution/s
    • level of qualification/s
    • official transcript from the secondary and/or tertiary institution
    • number of contact hours per week in English
    • number of years of study
  • Your nominated occupation in Australia will be performed at:
    • diplomatic or consular mission of another country
    • an Office of the Authorities of Taiwan
  • Your nominated occupation requires you to:
    • to hold a license, registration or membership
    • you were granted the license, registration, or membership
    • you had to prove that you had equal or higher English language proficiency than that listed in the table below to be granted the license, registration or membership
  • You are:
    • an employee of an overseas business
    • the business or its associated entity has nominated you to work in Australia
    • you will receive a guaranteed annual earnings of at least AUD96,400

View the exact details about the exemptions from English Test on the Australia Home Affairs website, learn more about our Immigration Law services and our team. We’re standing by to help you and your family immigrate and live in Australia.