We provide below a summary of the documents generally required for a Standard Business Sponsorship application associated with the TSS visa. Employers must be an approved Standard Business Sponsor before they can nominate someone for the TSS visa.
PLEASE NOTE: These documents relate to general Standard Business Sponsorship applications only, and each application will differ and may require different documents. Different documents will be required for Accredited Sponsorship application.
If you are not sure about your personal circumstances we recommend you contact Immigration directly or seek further advice.
Documents and evidence required
Evidence of operation
Evidence to show the nominating business is operating and trading in Australia. This could include:
If the business operates under a Trust agreement, you should provide:
Evidence of business structure
If the Sponsoring employer is part of a larger corporate structure, and particularly if associated entities as part of this structure will access the Sponsorship when it is in place, we recommend you provide a corporate structure chart.
If there is adverse information about the business (i.e. the business has ever gone into voluntary administration, has ever had compliance issues with Immigration etc.), this needs to be addressed in the application. You should provide as much information as possible to assist the Immigration officer to make their assessment. If you have specific questions about this you should speak to a qualified Immigration Agent.
For overseas businesses only
You need to show you are sponsoring an employee for either of the following reasons: