Obtaining a Standard Business Sponsorship (SBS) is the first step when looking to hire international skilled workers. It essentially provides an approval to have the ability to sponsor workers under the business via the Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) (subclass 482) visa.
If your business is not an Australian registered business, but you still require to sponsor workers in Australia, you may consider becoming an Overseas Business Sponsor.
Standard Business Sponsorship Requirements
To obtain a business sponsorship approval from the Department of Home Affairs (DoHA) a business must meet the following criteria:
- The business is structured in a way that it is a company, trust, partnership or registered business name (sole trader)
- The business must be actively trading
- The business must not have any adverse information against it
Period of Sponsorship Validity
When a Sponsorship approval is granted by the Department, it will be granted for a period of five years.
If your business is looking at becoming an Approved Standard Business Sponsor we can help.
Having assisted businesses across all industry sector’s secure sponsorship approval, our team has a wealth of knowledge to ensure your application is as successful as possible.
Our specialised advice will provide you with all the information required to have your business eligible to sponsor as soon as possible.
If you have any questions about these requirements, or would like to speak to one of our experts for more information on getting your business to become an Approved Business Sponsor get in touch with Ethos Migration today.