This visa permits you to stay in Australia temporarily for following Activities.
|ACTIVITY||DESCRIPTION||STAY||CHARGES||TIME OF PROCESSING|
|Australian Government Endorsed events||Allows you to come to Australia and participate in events endorsed by Australian Government.||Upto 4 years||From AUD 310 (Free for Pandemic event)||Not available|
|Religious work||Allows you to do full-time religious work for a religious institution in Australia.||Upto 2 years||From AUD 310||75% of applications: Not Available90% of applications: Not Available|
|Special program||Permits you to stay in Australia to take part in an Approved special Program. It can include youth exchange, cultural enrichment or community programs, school language assistants or “gap year school volunteering”||Upto 12 months||From AUD 310||75% of applications: Not Available90% of applications: Not Available||Community based activity/event||To participate in a social and cultural activity including sport events||Upto 3 months||From AUD 310||75% of applications: 5 days90% of applications: 5 days|
|Entertainment activity||Lets you to work in entertainment industry as a performer or support staff.||Upto 2 years||From AUD 310||75% of applications: 40 days90% of applications: 84 days|
|Research based work||It lets you to take part in a research institution in Australia||Upto 2 years||From AUD 310||75% of applications: Not Available90% of applications: Not Available|
|Sporting activities||Permits you to play, coach, instruct for team of Australia.||Upto 2 years||From AUD 310||75% of applications: 28 days90% of applications: 83 days|
|Superyacht crew||It lets you work as a crew member of a Superyacht in Australia.||Upto 2 years||From AUD 310||75% of applications: Not Available90% of applications: Not Available|
|Staff exchange||Allows you to come to Australia as a part of a staff exchange with an Australian organization.||Upto 2 years||From AUD 310||Unavailable due to low volume of applications.|
|Executive based domestic work||Lets you to come to Australia to do domestic work, full-time in the household of certain foreign executives.||Upto 2 years||From AUD 310||Unavailable due to low volume of applications.|
English language requirements
Visa applicants for special program should have Functional English Language.
If you apply in Australia or you apply outside Australia and you intend to stay for more than 3 months, you must provide the following from your sponsor:
If applicant or any family member of the applicant owe any debt to the Australian Government, it must be paid backGenuine Temporary Entrant
The genuine temporary entrant requirement (GTE) is an integrity measure to ensure that the temporary visa program is used as intended and not as a way to maintain ongoing residency in Australia. Temporary residents are generally not able to extend their stay in Australia beyond four years by applying for this visa.
The GTE requirement applies to all temporary activity visa applicants. The officer assessing the visa will consider whether the individual circumstances of the visa applicant indicates that their intention is for a temporary stay in Australia.
You must satisfy us that you have a genuine intention to stay in Australia temporarily.
When assessing the GTE requirement, we will consider:
Place to Lodge the Application from: – You can apply in or outside Australia
After Applying: Might be you need to provide additional information.
Visa Conditions for Temporary Activity Visa (Subclass 408)8106- Work limitation:
You cannot work in Australia unless it is relevant to the business or tasks specified in the visa application.
The Department is working with the Fair Work Ombudsman to help employees and employers understand and follow Australian Workplace laws.8107- Work limitation
You can only work in Australia as a member of the crew of a Superyacht.8301- Meet any outstanding public interest criteria 8303- Not be disruptive
You must not become involved in activities disruptive to, or violence threatening harm to, the Australian community or a group within the Australian community.8501- Meet adequate health insurance 8502- Not arrive before person specified in visa
You must not enter Australia before the person specified (usually the main visa holder or your sponsor in the case of a Partner visa) in the visa has entered Australia8503- No further stay
While you are in Australia, you are unable to make a valid visa application for any new substantive visa other than a protection visa.
8516- Continue to satisfy the criteria for the grant of the visa
8522- Must leave Australia with or before the primary visa holder.
8525- Must leave Australia on the date specified
8526- Let Australian Government know where you are living in Australia.