This visa permits you: –

  • To work in a highly specialized job
  • the work or activity must be non-ongoing

My Eligibility Criteria: –

  • You must have highly specialised skills, knowledge or experience that can help Australian business and can’t reasonably be found in Australia
  • only do the work or activities for which your visa was granted.
  • bring family members with you, but they are not allowed to work or study in Australia, except to do a language training program
  • Employers must provide a contract or letter of offer.
  • Applicant must meet the Health and Character needs. Family members, applying for the visa must qualify health and character requirements of Australian Government.
  • Family members included in your application are not allowed to work or study in Australia. Applicant must be able to show that you and your family have enough means to support yourselves while in Australia.
  • Obligations: – It is necessary that you and your family abide by all laws of Australian Government.
  • Health insurance is recommended so as to cover any medical treatment you might need in Australia. Insurance can help limit applicant’s financial liability.
  • Some countries have a reciprocal healthcare agreement with Australia.

Stay Time: – This is a temporary visa.

  • You can be granted 6 months of stay (depending on the circumstances).
  • Usually, for a stay period of more than 3 months, a strong business case must be provided with the application.
  • Applicant can’t apply for this visa in Australia or stay longer by extending this visa.
  • You must arrive in Australia within 6 months of the date the visa is granted, or a lesser period specified by the Minister.


  1. AUD310 (except in limited circumstances)
  2. For the main applicant: the visa costs AUD310
  3. Other costs might include are those of health checks, police certificates, and biometrics.
  4. Additional charges are there for other family applicants applying.

Apply from

  1. Applicant can be inside or outside Australia at the time of applying and deciding on application.

Processing times

  • 75% of applications: 15 days
  • 90% of applications: 44 days

Applications might take a longer time to process

  1. If not filled correctly.
  2. All documents are not provided.
  3. It takes time by us for verification of your information

Also, application can’t be processed if correct visa application charges are not paid.


The visa is granted with either:

  • Single entry (if you leave Australia, you can’t re-enter Australia on the visa) or
  • Multiple entry–(you can leave and re-enter Australia as many times as you want while the visa is valid)

The time you spend outside Australia does not extend the visa.

Visa label

We will digitally link your visa to your passport. You will not get a label in your passport.

Temporary Work Visa (Short Specialist Visa) Subclass 400 Conditions

  • 8101- No Work

You must not work in Australia.

This means when in Australia, you must not do work that a person would normally get paid for.

  • 8107- Work Limitation

The visa you hold was granted to either allow you to be employed by a particular employer, or to undertake specific activities in Australia.

You must not stop working for your employer. You must not work in a different position, occupation or with another employer or for yourself.

You must not stop doing the activity the visa was granted for.

You must not do other activities or do the activity for yourself or anyone else.

You must hold a license, registration or membership if it is mandatory to perform the occupation for which you were nominated.

  • 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.

  • 8503- 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.

Book an Appointment: –

  • We at BANSAL Immigration consultants offer the much needed help so as to convince the Australian Immigration authorities about your actual intention to stay and work in Australia.
  • We do everything possible to present you as a true candidate and that you will adhere to all rules and commitments during your stay in Australia.
  •  Also, we assure that your interview round goes well, which is yet another growing step to get this visa in Australia.

****How can we assist you? Please call our number mentioned on the website.